Queanbeyan City Council
The Q - Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre
27 Apr 2019 to 11 May 2019
View Session Times
Tickets - Adult: $69
Concession: $65
Group 8+: $65
U25: $25

Early Bird available until 24 March 2019
Adult: $65
Concession: $61
Group 8+: $61

Duration - 2 hrs 45 mins, incl interval


Starring Geraldine Turner as Momma Rose


GYPSYThe story is a classic showbiz one: a pushy stage mother, Rose goes to extreme lengths to make stars of her two daughters, June and Louise.  Set on the vaudeville circuiut in the 1920s it’s a story about making it in show business no matter what the personal cost.  Vaudeville itself is dying and Louise finds herself in a house of burlesque where she reads lines and eventually steps in to strip becoming an overnight sensation and superstar.

However this is mostly her mothers story – Rose is the stage mother of all stage mothers.

Set all across America in the 1920’s, when vaudelville was dying and burlesque was born, Arthur Laurents’ landmark show explores the world of show business with brass, humour, heart and sophistication. The Celebrated score, by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim, boasts one glorious hit after another, including: ‘Let Me Entertain You’, ‘Some People’, ‘You’ll Never Get Away from Me’, ‘If Momma Was Marri ...more
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