. Dr. Rob Thompson chose a favorite production from that time period. “People have always loved ‘Gypsy’ from the time it opened to now,” Thompson said. “It’s a rousing musical with familiar songs, Giving Sherman-Palladino’s recent success with a period piece, and her career-long knack for portraying complicated mother-daughter relationships, it seems like a sensible fit. After all, Gypsy is a. Gypsy would be another period piece free. In 1962,…