THE SCREENING ROOM: Here They Are, World! A Dozen Divas Sing Gypsy's "Rose's Turn" (Video)
18 Feb 2013
"Here she is, boys! Here she is, world! Here's Rose!" — a dozen of them. With talk of a possible London revival of Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents and Jule Styne's iconic musical Gypsy, we take a look back at 12 divas who took on the second-act, show-stopping ballad "Rose's Turn."
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 dozen performances from Gypsy.
Who is your favorite?
Here is the audio from Broadway's original Rose, Ethel Merman:
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.