Gypsy Star Peters Expected to Return May 8; Maureen Moore Plays May 7 Performances

News   Gypsy Star Peters Expected to Return May 8; Maureen Moore Plays May 7 Performances Two-time Tony Award-winner Bernadette Peters, who is headlining as Rose in the current Broadway revival of Gypsy, will not play the May 7 performances, it was announced late May 6. She is expected to return May 8 as doctors have advised.

According to a statement from the production, Peters "is battling a respiratory infection that has reoccurred. She is being treated with antibiotics and has been told by her doctors that she needs rest." Peters' standby, Maureen Moore, will perform the role of Rose at both May 7 performances, as she has since May 5. Maureen Moore has appeared on Broadway in Cabaret, Sunset Boulevard, Falsettos, Les Misérables, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, Amadeus, Big River, I Love My Wife, Moonie Shapiro Songbook and as June in the 1974 production of Gypsy. She also was Peters' standby in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Song & Dance, the show that garnered Peters her first Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.

Directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, Gypsy plays at the Shubert Theatre, 225 West 44th Street. Tickets are available by calling (212) 239-6200 or click here.

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