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Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie-previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film-depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother.
Did You Know?
, who plays Miss Electra, played the same role in the 1989 Broadway revival of 'Gypsy'. See more
In the final scene, Mama Rose opens the top of her dress, revealing the top of her bra; however, when Gypsy comes out and talks to her, the dress is closed again. See more
Some men have called me an ecdysiast. Do you know what that means? An ecdysiast is one who, or that which, sheds it's skin. In vulgar parlance, a stripper. But I'm not a stripper. At these prices, I'm an ecdysiast!
Remade as Gypsy
If Momma Was Married
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Sung by Cynthia Gibb
and Jennifer Rae Beck See more