Gypsy Musical Presented by Ashe County Little Theatre
Ashe County Little Theatre announces cast for the summer musical Gypsy. The summer musical will be June 20-24 at the Ashe Civic Center. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday at 7:30 and Sunday matinee at 2:00.
The musical features music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and is loosely based on the memoirs of famous striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee. The story focuses on the relationship between Rose the mother of Louise who became Gypsy Rose Lee and her sister, Baby June who went on to be an actress. The show has appeared on Broadway no less than 5 times and featured many famous actresses, Ethel Merman, Angela Lansbury, Tyne Daley, Patti LuPone, Bernadette Peters, Bette Midler and more!
The Ashe County Little Theatre production features Sue Revels as Rose, Les Miller as Herbie, Cynthia Harless as Louise/Gypsy, Ava Edgell as June, Linda Dreyer as Tessa Tura, Norma Allen as Mazeppa, Edie Miller as Electra and Anthony Gonzles as Tulsa.
The ensemble cast also includes Molly Andrews, Sarah Brant, Alex Christophy, Baron Cooper, Olivia Cooper, Jeff Dreyer, Melissa Fields, Maggie Harless, Malorie Harless, Caitlin Hoffman, Owen Kolseth, Lilliana Mayberry, Alexis Rowland, Autumn Rowland, Stephanie Stolt and Renee Thompson.
Gypsy is directed by Joe Clark with musical direction by Anthony Benson and produced by Michael Malloy. The summer musical will involved over 100 volunteers including set builders, lighting and sound tech, costume and wardrobe, orchestra members, house managers and folks working behind the scenes
The Ashe County Little Theatre is very happy to announce online ticketing for the summer musical. The new website is www.ashecountylittletheatre.org. The tickets for Gypsy are online now and may be purchased with a credit card. Tickets will still be available by calling 336-846-2787 or visiting the Ashe Arts Center. Tickets are $18 for adults and $5 for students.