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A Life-Changing 'Gypsy' Role for Bernadette Peters

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A Life-Changing 'Gypsy' Role for Bernadette Peters

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A Life-Changing 'Gypsy' Role for Bernadette Peters

A Life-Changing 'Gypsy' Role for Bernadette Peters

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Singer-actress Bernadette Peters toured in the musical Gypsy when she was 9 years old — now she's starring in the Broadway revival of the same show. Peters talks to NPR's Scott Simon about her interpretation of Mama Rose and explains why the role has been a life-changing one for her.