Though already available to American Express Gold Card members, tickets to the upcoming production of Gypsy — starring two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters — will go on sale to everyone else January 19. Interested theatregoers will be able to purchase tickets by calling Telecharge at (212) 239-6200 or by logging on-line to www.telecharge.com. The Telecharge website lists ticket prices as follows: orchestra and front mezzanine $100, rear mezzanine $85, front balcony $75 and rear balcony $65; Wednesday matinees have a $95 top ticket for orchestra and front mezzanine with rear mezzanine $80, front balcony $70 and rear balcony $60.
Gypsy — starring Peters in the role of Rose — will play Broadway's Shubert Theatre on West 44th Street beginning March 31 with an official opening scheduled for May 1. Others in the cast include John Dossett as Herbie, Tammy Blanchard as Louise, Kate Reinders as Dainty June, Julie Halston as both Miss Cratchit and Electra, David Burtka as Tulsa and Kate Buddeke as Mazeppa. The last Broadway mounting of the famed musical cast "Cagney & Lacey" star Tyne Daly in the role created by Ethel Merman. The 1989 Daly revival won a Tony for Best Revival of a Musical as well as one for its leading lady.