Born Rose Louise Hovick in 1911, Gypsy Rose Lee
and her younger sister worked the vaudeville circuit as children, under the demanding standards of their mentally ill mother.
This was the time for Gypsy Rose Lee
to strut across the stages of burlesque, Gypsy, that bold, bawdy, yet strangely erudite stripper who displayed an almost supernatural gift for delivering exactly what the country needed at the precise moment it was needed.
London, Sept 21 (ANI): Actress Sigourney Weaver is planning to portray ageing stripper Gypsy Rose Lee
on stage after HBO bosses put a planned project on hold.
Gypsy was adapted from a book based on a memoir by June''s sister, the stripper Gypsy Rose Lee
, and "Dainty June" is seen as a pampered girl who quits showbusiness to elope with a boy in her act, never to be heard from again.
Summary: <p>In the Depression-era days of Gypsy Rose Lee
, burlesque dancing was about as naughty, and as nude, as it got in public.
She travelled a trunk full of literary classics from theatre to theatre when she worked the burlesque circuit, displaying to those who cared to notice, that there was much more to the real Gypsy Rose Lee
than a glimpse of her G-string beneath her trademark feather fans - one in front, one behind and a glimpse of something special if you were lucky.
STRIPPING GYPSY: THE LIFE OF GYPSY ROSE LEE
BY NORALEE FRANKEL NEW YORK: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS.
The flamboyant Gypsy Rose Lee
, I feel, just brings wee bit of pleasure and a laugh to people willing and able to spend a few coppers for a peek into a crystal ball But those few coppers soon accumulate.
finalist Helena Blackman will star as burlesque stripper Gypsy Rose Lee
in Gypsy, at the Wales Millennium Centre, on October 29.
Auden, Carson McCullers, Jane and Paul Bowles, Benjamin Britten, and Gypsy Rose Lee
, Under One Roof in Wartime America
Auden, Carson McCullers, Paul and Jane Bowles, Benjamin Britten, Richard Wright, and, amazing as it may seem, Gypsy Rose Lee
She treated a production of Mike Todd's Star and Garter showcasing Gypsy Rose Lee
with the same care and attention as Turandot for the Metropolitan Opera.
Based on the autobiography of world-famous stripper Gypsy Rose Lee
, the show centers on her relationship with her mother, Rose, who drove her to fame and then drove her away.
In the bump 'n' grind era of Gypsy Rose Lee
and Tempest Storm, burlesque wasn't considered folk art but a ``poor man's follies.
It would empty any karaoke quicker than Vanessa Feltz doing Gypsy Rose Lee
on Stars in Your Eyes.