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Gypsy Opens at Northport’s Engeman Theater

Gypsy opened on Thursday, September 14 at 8:00pm and runs through Sunday, October 29, 2017, at Northport’s Engeman Theater. Gypsy is the rags to riches story of Louise, an awkward young girl who rose to national fame as the burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee. Share the joy and heartbreak of sisters Louise and June as well as Rose, their pushy backstage mother who lived vicariously through her daughters. This thrilling musical brought together three greats of the American Theatre – Arthur Laurents, Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim – who created unforgettable characters and a musical score that includes “Let Me Entertain You,” “Everything’s Coming Up Roses,” and “If Mama Was Married.”

Directed by IGOR GOLDIN (Engeman Theater: Oklahoma!, 1776, Memphis, West Side Story, The Producers, Evita, Twelve Angry Men, South Pacific; Off-Broadway: YANK!, With Glee, A Ritual of Faith, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Crossing Swords), the Choreographer is DREW HUMPHREY (Engeman Theater: Oklahoma!, White Christmas, Thoroughly Modern Millie, A Chorus Line (Director)), and the Musical Director is ALEC BART (Engeman Theater: Grease; Broadway: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 (Sub); Las Vegas: Rock of Ages, Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia, ShowStoppers, Duck Commander Musical, Mannheim Steamroller, Camp Broadway; Tours: 42nd Street, Cabaret).


Gypsy is produced by RICHARD DOLCE the Engeman Theater’s Producing Artistic Director.

The cast of Gypsy features AUSTEN DANIELLE BOHMER as Louise (Regional: Goodspeed Opera House, Variety Theatre St. Louis, The Rep. Theatre of St. Louis, Mustard Seed Theatre, Grandstreet Theatre, New Theatre), MICHELE RAGUSA as Rose (Engeman Theater: Thoroughly Modern Millie (Mrs. Meers), Lend Me a Tenor, Boeing, Boeing; Broadway: Young Frankenstein, Urinetown, Ragtime, Titanic, A Class Act, Cyrano; Off-Broadway: Adrift in Macao, Titanic – Lincoln Center Concert; Regional: Bullets Over Broadway, Mame, Hello Dolly, Funny Thing/Forum, The King and I, Spamalot, Sweeney Todd, Annie, Noises Off, Singing/Rain, Into the Woods, Kiss Me Kate, The Drowsy Chaperone, Company, Mary Poppins, Guys and Dolls, The Full Monty) and JOHN SCHERER as Herbie (Engeman Theater: Boeing, Boeing; Broadway: Lovemusik, By Jeeves, Sunset Boulevard; Tours: 42nd Street, Cats, White Christmas, Mame, Hello Dolly; Off-Broadway: Dames at Sea, Olympus on My Mind, Preppies; TV/Film: “Spinning Into Butter,” “The Shield,” “Crossing Jordan,” “Law & Order,” “Titus,” “Guiding Light”). The cast also features BRYAN THOMAS HUNT as Tulsa, CHARITY VAN TASSEL as Dainty June and includes EMILY BLAKE ANDERSON, KIERAN BROWN, MACK BRUNNER, AMBER CARSON, KYLA CARTER, TODD FENSTERMAKER, PATRICK HEFFERNAN, TYLER HUCKSTEP, EMILY KELLY, SUZANNE MASON, MEAGHAN MCINNES, CHRISTOPHER MCKENNA, SHELBY PUTLAK, CAITLIN LESTER SAMS, JOSHUA J. SCHWARTZ, AMANDA SWICKLE, EVAN TEICH, JENNIFER COLLESTER TULLY and MICHAEL J. VERRE.

Gypsy will play the following performance schedule through October 29, 2017: Thursdays at 8:00pm, Fridays at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 3:00pm and 8:00pm, and Sundays at 2:00. Some Wednesday and Sunday evenings are available. Tickets are $78 on Saturday evenings, $73 all other performances and may be purchased by calling (631) 261-2900, going online at, or by visiting the Engeman Theater Box Office at 250 Main Street, Northport.

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