The Ashe County Little Theatre will present the Gypsy June 20-24. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday at 7:30 and Sunday matinee at 2:00. Tickets are $18 adults and $5 students. Tickets go on sale May 20.
The summer musical June 20-24 will be the Broadway musical “Gypsy”. The musical features music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and is loosely based on the memoirs of famous striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee. The story focuses on the relationship between Rose the mother of Louise who became Gypsy Rose Lee and her sister, Baby June who went on to be an actress. The show has appeared on Broadway no less than 5 times and featured many famous actresses, Ethel Merman, Angela Lansbury, Tyne Daley, Patti LuPone, Bernadette Peters, Bette Midler and more!
The musical features songs that have since become show standards, “Everything’s Coming Up Roses”, “Some People”, “Let Me Entertain You” and of course “Rose’s Turn” are all highlights of any production. The ACLT production will be directed by Joe Clark, with musical director Anthony Benson, and produced by Michael Malloy.