Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie-previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film-depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother.
Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "Gypsy" opened at the Broadway Theater on May 21, 1959 and ran for 702 performances starring Ethel Merman
and Jack Klugman
. "Gypsy" was nominated for the 1960 Tony Award for the Best Musical. See more
When Mama Rose interrupts the first audition and is talking to Uncle Jocko, the dog she is carrying switches arms between shots. See more
You really could have been something, Mother.
If I could have been, I would have been. And that's show business.
Dainty June and Her Farmboys
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Sung by Jennifer Rae Beck
, Cynthia Gibb
and Ensemble See more