Footlight Players present 'Gypsy'

Footlight Players will present the musical ‘Gypsy’. Pictured are, from left, standing, Brittney Urban, Caroline Rau, Mara Huneryager and Lillybelle Nuest, seated, Tom LeDonne.

MICHIGAN CITY — The Footlight Players will take on the daunting task of producing the musical Gypsy.

Arguably the best written musical, the story is loosely based on the life of the Queen of Burlesque, Gypsy Rose Lee, but the true lead of the show is Mama Rose (Caroline Rau), a strong-willed stage-mother who will stop at nothing to make her two daughters vaudeville stars.

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