THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating the Tony-Winning Musical Gypsy (Video)

By Playbill Staff
25 Mar 2013

The original 1959 Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents and Jule Styne's iconic musical Gypsy took its final bow March 25, 1961. Here, we take a look at various performances from the award-winning show.

Ethel Merman originated the role of Rose in Gypsy and received a Tony nomination for her performance. The production was also Tony-nominated for Best Conductor and Musical Director (Milton Rosenstock), Best Costume Design (Raoul Pène Du Bois), Best Direction (Jerome Robbins), Best Featured Actor (Jack Klugman), Best Featured Actress (Sandra Church), Best Scenic Design (Jo Mielziner) and Best Musical.

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Ethel Merman performs "Everything's Coming Up Roses":