Jodi Benson and Daughter Delaney Benson Will Lead Production of GYPSY in Florida

January 24, 2023

Jodi Benson took to social media to share that she will star alongside her daughter, Delaney Benson, in a production of Gypsy in Florida.

“I’m so honored & excited to perform with Delaney! She is going to be brilliant as Louise,” Jodi writes. “It has been over 20 years since I have done a fully staged book musical & I can’t believe I get a chance in my career to play this iconic character. I’ll give her my all!”

Gypsy is the groundbreaking 1959 musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book by Arthur Laurents. Based on memoirs of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee, the show focuses on her mother, Rose, whose name is synonymous with “the ultimate show business mother.”

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