North Shore Music Theatre is back. After going bankrupt in 2009, the Beverly, Mass.-based venue has reopened under new management with my personal favorite musical, Gypsy. Starring Vicki Lewis as Madame Rose, the production looks great from the photos. In fact — I think I recognize those costumes from the 2008 Broadway revival of Gypsy, which starred Patti LuPone. Let’s compare/contrast:
I wonder if there’s any LuPone sweat in those Martin Pakledinaz costumes.