Guess Who Barbra's Considered To Play Herbie in Gypsy?
She's even talked to him about it!
That's a long stretch from the kvetchy Jack Klugman in the original show and pinched-faced Karl Malden in the movie.
And as our friends at lemonwade.com point out, it would make the character of Rose a big-time cougar (not just a barracuda).
By the way, in unrelated news, I just turned on the Weather Channel and hell has frozen over.