Ria Jones and Melissa Lowe will star in the Royal Exchange’s revival of the hit musical GYPSY, which will run across the festive season.
Ria will play ‘Mama Rose’ and Melissa ‘June’.
Directed by Jo Davies, the production has design by Francis O’Connor, sound design by Carolyn Downing, choreography by Andrew Wright, musical supervision by Joel Fram, costume design by Gabrielle Dalton and casting by Jerry Knight-Smith, Vicky Richardson and Claire Bleasdale.
Arthur Laurents, Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim’s musical features classic songs including “Let Me Entertain You”, “Rose’s Turn” and “Everything’s Coming Up Roses”. It is based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, a famous 1950s striptease artist.