15 Covers of Classic Gypsy Songs You Need to Know

Playbill Playlist   15 Covers of Classic Gypsy Songs You Need to Know
 
Every theatre fan has their favorite Gypsy cast album, but do you know these covers of Gypsy songs?
Patti LuPone in <i>Gypsy</i>
Patti LuPone in Gypsy Joan Marcus

The original production of Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurent's Gypsy opened on Broadway 60 years ago. In celebration, we've been digging up archival photos, excavating interviews with past Roses, and releasing a new, exclusive interview with Angela Lansbury about her experience in the 1974 revival.

READ: Angela Lansbury Reflects on Her Performance of 'Rose's Turn' in Gypsy

Because every theatre fan has their preferred Mama Rose (and we wouldn't dream of comparing the incandescent women who have played the role), we decided to seek out covers and versions of Gypsy's most-popular tunes—ranging from Judy Garland to Barry Manilow to Billy Porter.

Listen below and tell us your favorite cover. (For all of your ear candy needs, follow Playbill on Spotify.)

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