Jessica Rush, who stood by for the role of Louise in the 2008 Broadway revival of Gypsy, will co-star with Tony nominee Louise Pitre in the Chicago Shakespeare Theater production of that Tony-winning classic, which will begin performances in February 2014.
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.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You