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?
was originally supposed to play the role of Tessie Tura, but Bette Midler had her fired. 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
My mother, who got me into this business, always told me, "Make them beg for more and then don't give it to them!" But I'm not my mother!
You Gotta Get a Gimmick
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Sung by Linda Hart
, Anna McNeely
and Christine Ebersole See more