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'Gypsy' receives impressive revival at Signature Theatre
'Gypsy' receives impressive revival at Signature Theatre

Rose, the world's scariest stage mother, is at it again — pushing her supposedly never-aging offspring into any spotlight to perform pathetic song-and-dance numbers she concocts; scrimping and conniving to hold the act together from town to under-appreciative town; and, of course, hurling that immortal exhortation, “Sing out, Louise.” If you have never encountered the schlock and awe of Momma Rose, the central force of the classic Broadway musical “Gypsy,” do not hesitate to arrange for an outing to the tucked-away urban village outside the Nation’s Capital where Signature Theatre makes its home. The company's revival makes the 1959 show,...

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