You Gotta Get a Gimmick (song)
You Gotta Get a Gimmick is a song from the 1959 musical Gypsy.
TheatreMania describes the song plot as a "threesome of hilariously costumed veteran burlesque dancers...who teach Louise the ropes of stripping".
New City Stage describes it as "endearingly bawdy". Time Out Chicago said the song is "this production’s hands-down highlight...in which three burlesque vets pull out all the stops." Stage and Cinema wrote the song was performed by the "show-stopping, scene-stealing...Tessie Tura, Mazeppa and Electra, the stripper specialists in "You Gotta Get a Gimmick."", adding "It's the ultimate tribute to Darwinian adaptation, the secret of showbiz survival and even success". CurtainUp said the song is "show-stopping" and "outrageously funny". TheatreMania called the song "scene-stealing". NipperTown described it as a "novelty song". Spokesman named it a "showstopper".