I then mentioned to Tyne that since the musical Gypsy is constantly revived, we should probably assume that it will come back again in a few years and, by the law of averages, someone sitting in the audience will probably be playing Mama Rose. Any tips? She turned out, glared and advised, “She is not a monster!” and stormed off. She’s still got it.
– Seth Rudetsky recapping his onstage conversation with Tony-winner Tyne Daly at the 20th anniversary of the “Gypsy of the Year” competition in his latest “Onstage & Backstage” column