Photo by Ben Krantz

Gypsy Revived by Bay Area Musical

Bay Area Musicals has announced the full cast and creative team for the first production of the Company’s 2019-2020 season, the timeless 6-Time Tony Award-winning masterpiece GYPSY.

Inspired by the 1957 memoirs of legendary burlesque artist Gypsy Rose Lee, GYPSY features music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Arthur Laurents.

Bay Area Musicals’ production of GYPSY runs from November 9 – December 8, 2019 and will perform at San Francisco’s Alcazar Theatre (650 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102).

Regular tickets range from $40 – $85 and can be purchased online at Opening Night Fundraiser Tickets (available only for the Saturday, November 9 performance at 8:00 p.m.) range from $50 – $100 and includes dessert and a champagne toast with the cast (and can also be purchased online at

Bay Area Musicals’ production of GYPSY will be directed and choreographed by Matthew McCoy (who will also serve as set and lighting designer), with music direction by Jon Gallo.

“Our stellar cast comes from all over the Bay, and our Rose, Ariela Morgenstern, has wowed audiences throughout San Francisco and across the country,” says Director Matthew McCoy.

Cultural Currents will soon feature an exclusive interview with Ms. Morgenstern.