April 28-May 3
Production History: With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, most famous for his work on Godspell and the megahit Wicked, Pippin premiered on Broadway in 1972 featuring choreography and direction by Bob Fosse. A revival premiered in 2013 and subsequently received the Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Musical.
Synopsis: The story behind Pippin breaks many tropes, as it begins with a Leading Player of an acting troupe breaking the fourth wall to tell the story of Pippin, a young prince searching for meaning in his life.
Notable Songs: “Magic to Do,” “Spread a Little Sunshine”
Why You Should See It: Pippin isn’t just a musical; it’s a spectacle, armed with Fosse-esque choreography, acrobatics and circus antics.
- Tickets start at $25.
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