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Professional review of Broadway Gypsy 
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The New York Times published their review of Gypsy and theater critic Ben Brantley is extremely enthusisatic about the production, giving uniform praise to all the actors. Brantley says that LuPone has improved her characterization/acting drastically in 9 months.

http://theater2.nytimes.com/2008/03/28/theater/reviews/28gyps.html

Not sure how much I should believe theater reviews. But I tend to believe good reviews more than bad ones.


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and Brantley is the top in his field.

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Oooooh this really makes me even more excited to see this production! It's so nice to know that LuPone has improved her take on the role.

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I just found this on Broadway.com. It's got two clips at the beginning and the end:
http://www.broadway.com/gen/general.aspx?ci=562769

It's looks like we've finally got our diva back! :D

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i want to see this show only because it was one of my mother's childhood favorites.

but i still don't understand why people like patti lupone so much...maybe i'll like her better after i see the show.

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blue wind wrote:
i want to see this show only because it was one of my mother's childhood favorites.

but i still don't understand why people like patti lupone so much...maybe i'll like her better after i see the show.

You obviously haven't been here a long time. :wink:

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Just for everyone's convenience, here are some more professional reviews:

John Simon - Bloomberg News

Joe Dziemianowicz - NY Daily News

Clive Barnes - NY Post

Michael Sommers - The Star Ledger


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blue wind wrote:
i want to see this show only because it was one of my mother's childhood favorites.

but i still don't understand why people like patti lupone so much...maybe i'll like her better after i see the show.
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Well there are two catagories. Rabid Lupone fans who would kill for her, and normal folk who think that she's a better singer than actor. But yeah you should go see it. [/list]


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blackbird_fly wrote:
blue wind wrote:
i want to see this show only because it was one of my mother's childhood favorites.

but i still don't understand why people like patti lupone so much...maybe i'll like her better after i see the show.
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Well there are two catagories. Rabid Lupone fans who would kill for her, and normal folk who think that she's a better singer than actor. But yeah you should go see it. [/list]

So true.

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blackbird_fly wrote:
blue wind wrote:
i want to see this show only because it was one of my mother's childhood favorites.

but i still don't understand why people like patti lupone so much...maybe i'll like her better after i see the show.
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Well there are two catagories. Rabid Lupone fans who would kill for her, and normal folk who think that she's a better singer than actor. But yeah you should go see it. [/list]


or those who think she started out strong as both and declined into self parody.
of course she always had terrible diction.

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