The four-time Olivier Award-winning West End production of Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents, and Jule Styne’s Gypsy, starring Imelda Staunton as Rose, will make its Blu-ray debut November 1 from Shout Broadway. The production also features Lara Pulver (Sherlock, True Blood) in the title role.
Shout has released a clip from the forthcoming video, featuring Staunton singing “Everything’s Coming up Roses.” Watch the performance below:
The cast for the 2015 production also featured Peter Davison as Herbie, Gemma Sutton as June, Dan Burton as Tulsa, Billy Hartman as Uncle Jocko, Jack Chissick as Mr. Goldstone, Anita Louise Combe as Tessie Tura, Harry Dickman as Pop, Lucinda Shaw as Mother, Roger Dipper as L.A., Louise Gold as Mazeppa, Clare Halse as Majorie May, Tom Hodgkins as Mr. Weber, Kieran Jae as Yonkers, Julie Legrand as Electra, Danielle Morris as Geraldine, Luke Street as Little Rock, Damien Poole as Kansas, Lauren Hall as Delores, and Natalie Woods as Agnes. Ensemble members included Liz Ewing, Lauren Ingram, Tom Murphy, and Phillip Catchpole.
Jonathan Kent directed.
As previously reported, this production will air on PBS stations beginning November 11 as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.
Shout Broadway will also release Leonard Bernstein’s Candide in Concert, starring Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Kristin Chenoweth; and the 2001 production of Sondheim’s macabre musical masterpiece Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in Concert, starring Tony Award winners LuPone, George Hearn, and Neil Patrick Harris.