"Gypsy" Arrives on CD; Bernadette Peters and John Dossett Sign Recording

News   "Gypsy" Arrives on CD; Bernadette Peters and John Dossett Sign Recording
 
The eagerly awaited new Broadway cast recording of Gypsy — starring two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters as Momma Rose — hits stores Aug. 19.
CD cover for the new Broadway cast recording of Gypsy.
CD cover for the new Broadway cast recording of Gypsy.

Now available from Angel Records, the 22-track recording has a total playing time of 63 minutes and 51 seconds. In addition to the classic tunes by Jule Styne (music) and Stephen Sondheim (lyrics), the recording also features select portions of Arthur Laurents' dialogue. Laurents also supplies liner notes in the accompanying 23-page CD booklet, which features the complete Sondheim lyrics as well as Gypsy production photos.

To celebrate the release of her latest cast recording, Peters and co-star John Dossett signed copies of the new "Gypsy" disc Aug. 19 at FYE (1290 Sixth Avenue at 51st Street) from 12:30-2:30 PM. The new release broke an FYE record, selling 500 copies in the two-hour period.

Produced by Jay David Saks, the complete "Gypsy" track list follows:

"Overture" (4:45) Orchestra
"May We Entertain You" (:52) Baby June and Baby Louise with Uncle Jocko and Rose
"Some People" (3:09) Rose with Pop
"Small World" (3:24) Rose and Herbie, with Weber
"Baby June and Her Newsboys" (1:59) Baby June, Baby Louise and Newsboys
"Mr. Goldstone" (2:37) Rose, Herbie and Ensemble
"Little Lamb" (2:20) Louise
"You'll Never Get Away From Me" (2:40) Rose and Herbie
"Dainty June and Her Farmboys" (2:03) Dainty June, Louise and Farmboys
"Broadway" (1:38) Dainty June and Farmboys
"If Momma Was Married" (3:00) Louise and June
"All I Need Is the Girl" (4:21) Tulsa with Louise
"Everything's Coming Up Roses" (3:37) Rose
"Entr'acte" (2:19) Orchestra
"Madame Rose's Toreadorables" (1:13) Louise, Rose and the Hollywood Blondes
"Together, Wherever We Go" (3:55) Rose, Louise and Herbie
"You Gotta Get a Gimmick" (4:49) Tessie Tura, Mazeppa and Electra
"Small World (Reprise)" (1:16) Rose, with Pastey
"Incidental Music" (:46) Louise
"Gypsy Strip (Let Me Entertain You)" (6:35) Louise and Company
"Rose's Turn" (5:03) Rose
"Curtain" (1:30) Rose and Louise

Directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, Gypsy also stars Kate Reinders (Dainty June), David Burtka (Tulsa), Heather Tepe (Baby June), Addison Timlin (Baby Louise), Heather Lee (Tessie Tura), Julie Halston (Miss Cratchit/Electra), Kate Buddeke (Mazeppa), Brooks Ashmanskas (Mr. Goldstone/Pastey), Michael McCormick (Uncle Jocko/Cigar) and William Parry (Pop/Mr. Kringelein). Gypsy was recorded June 22 and 23 at Manhattan's Right Track Studios. Tickets for the musical are available at the Shubert Theatre box office (225 West 44th Street) or by phone at (212) 239-6200.

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