Cedar Rapids Gazette
January 15, 1993
Meanwhile, Halmi and associates have set a March I rehearsal start â€” and April production â€” for Bette Midlerâ€™s loudly trumpeted CBSÂ presentation of â€œGypsy.â€ Casting of Betteâ€™s co-stars is now under way. Halmi, an exec producer on the musical, says “weâ€™re sticking to unknownsâ€ for most of the cast. â€œBette Midler is enough of a big name to carry the show and the supporting cast.