Theatregoers wishing to catch Maureen Moore — Peters' standby — as Momma Rose can purchase orchestra and front-mezzanine tickets for only $65; those seats are usually priced at $100. To take advantage of this special offer, call Telecharge at (212) 239-6200 and mention the code GYBP929 or visit broadwayoffers.com and enter the same code. There is a limit of eight tickets per order. Written by Arthur Laurents, Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim and directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, Gypsy plays Monday through Saturday evenings at 8 PM with matinees on Wednesday and Saturdays at 2 PM. Tickets are available at the Shubert Theatre box office (225 West 44th Street) or through Telecharge at (212) 239 6200.
The new cast recording of Gypsy — starring Peters, Tammy Blanchard and John Dossett — was recently released by Angel Records. The CD entered the Billboard charts at 175, the only cast recording currently in the Top 200.