From Ethel Merman, who originated the role of Rose in the 1959 Broadway production of Gypsy and received a Tony nomination for her performance, to Patti LuPone, Broadway's most recent Rose, who took home the 2008 Tony for her turn, Playbill.com offers a handful of performances from Gypsy.
Patti LuPone at the Tony Awards:
Lansbury at the Tony Awards:
Audio of Tyne Daly:
Audio of Peters in the 2003 revival:
Liza Minnelli on "The Muppet Show":