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GYPSY – May 2014

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Williamstown Musical Theatre Company is proud to present GYPSY running from the 2nd to 17th May 2014 at the Williamstown Mechanics Institute Theatre.


GYPSY is loosely based on the 1957 memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous striptease artist, and focuses on her mother, Rose, whose name has become synonymous with “the ultimate show business mother.”


It follows the dreams and efforts of Rose to raise two daughters to perform onstage and casts an affectionate eye on the hardships of show business life. The character of Louise is based on Lee, and the character of June is based on Lee’s sister, the actress June Havoc.


Join Rose, June and Louise in their trip across the United States during the 1920′s, when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born. Jule Styne’s music and Stephen Sondheim’s lyrics include Let Me Entertain YouSome People, You’ll Never Get Away from MeIf Momma Was Married, All I Need Is the Girl, Everything’s Coming Up RosesYou Gotta Get A Gimmick and Together Wherever We Go.

Friday 2nd May at 8pm – Black Tie Gala Opening Night*
Saturday 3rd May at 8pm – Canapes & Champagne
Sunday 4th May at 2pm – Devonshire Tea


Friday 9th May at 8pm
Saturday 10th May at 8pm
Sunday 11th May at 2pm – Mothers Day


Thursday 15th May at 8pm
Friday 16th May at 8pm
Saturday 17th May at 8pm


    • Adults – $32.00
    • Concessions & Groups 10+ – $28.00
    • Black Tie Gala Opening Night – Flat Rate – $35.00


Dinner and Show Packages are also available, click here for further information.


Production Manager – Marcus Cassidy-Anderson
Assistant Production Manager – Brett Somerville
Director – Nicholas Kong
Musical Director – Daniel Heskett
Choreographer – Tamara Finch
Technical Director – Wally Eastland
Head of Construction – Norm Cassidy-Anderson
Costume Design – Cameron Sharp
Costume Coordinators – Anna Marinelli
Frankie Farrelly
Sarah Tulloch
Lighting Design/ Operation – Vanessa Burke
Scenic Art – Stuart Dodge
Will Stewart
Sound Design – Marcello Lo Ricco – LSS Productions
Sound Operator –
Radio Mic Technician – Jake Privett
Set Design – Nicholas Kong
Properties Manager – Patricia Chetcuti
Properties Coordinator – Jessica Quayle
Stage Manager – Jayson Fry
Assistant Stage Manager – Matt Morton / Jessica Quayle
Hair/ Wigs – Robyn Duggan Stewart
Make-Up – Ang Cuy
Dog Minder – Cheryl Richards
Flyer/ Program Design – Nathan Toovey
Photography – Gavin D Andrew
Marketing & Publicity – Marcus Cassidy-Anderson, Brett Somerville and Patricia Chetcuti
Program Coordinator – Patricia Chetcuti
‘Jack’ of All Trades – Jack Neill
Box Office Phone – Jack Neill
Opening Night Gala Supper – Peter Stanek
Canapes & Champagne – Brett Somerville
Devonshire Tea Scones – Checkers Catering
Bar, Ushers and Usherettes – Family and Friends of WMTC Inc
Rose – Abi Richardson
Herbie – Lee Threadgold
Louise – Sarah Kate Hanley
June – Lauren McCormack
Tulsa – Robbie Smith
Mazeppa – Sallyanne Mitchell
Tessie Tura – Barbara Hughes
Electra/ Miss Cratchitt – Beryle Frees
Baby June – Natalie Zannoni
  Madeleine Checketts
Baby Louise – Mia Decleva
  Maxine Palmerson
Pop/ Kringelein – Robert Harsley
Uncle Jocko – Andrew Roberts
Chowsie – Sprout McKong
Male Ensemble
L.A – Lachlan Hamill
Angie – James Davies
Yonkers – Adam Nunn
 Female Ensemble
Agnes – Ingrid Gray
Geraldine – Isabella Cavedon
Edna – Brooke Kotsos
Marjorie May – Ali Hickerson
 Junior Boy Ensemble
Oliver Palamara
Ashton Roberts
Jayden Watson 
Keelan Roberts