Pitre, known for her performances in Mamma Mia! and Les Misérables, will take on the role of Rose in a production to be staged by Gary Griffin (The Color Purple). Gypsy will run Feb. 6-March 23, 2014.
In addition to Rush as Louise, the cast will include Keith Kupferer as Herbie, Erin Burniston as June, Rengin Altay as Miss Cratchitt/Electra, Molly Callinan as Mazeppa, Barbara E. Robertson as Tessie Tura, Rhett Guter as Tulsa, Adam Fane as Angie and Joseph Sammour as Yonkers.
Also featured are Matt DeCaro, Maddie DePorter, Betsy Farrar, Marc Grapey, Kelly Anne Krauter, Dana Parker, Jared Rein and Cullen Rogers.
Complete casting will be announced shortly.
The creative team includes Kevin Depinet (scenic design), Virgil C. Johnson (costume design), Philip S. Rosenberg (lighting design) and Ray Nardelli (sound design).