BWW TV: PIPPIN Cast Celebrates John Rubinstein's Caricature Unveiling at Sardi's!
The company of the Tony Award winning Best Revival of a Musical PIPPIN (currently playing at the Music Box Theatre) just celebrated the caricature unveiling of current and original star John Rubinstein at Sardi's. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the special event and you can check out what Rubinstein had to say about the honor below!
Rubinstein's additional Broadway credits include: Children of a Lesser God(Tony, Drama Desk Awards), Caine Mutiny, Ragtime, Hurlyburly, M. Butterfly, Fools, Love Letters. Off-B'way, regional: Counsellor-at-Law, Wicked (LA). 30 films; 2 TV series: "Family, "Crazy Like A Fox;" 300 episodes. Stage, TV director; film composer. Loves Bonnie and all five extraordinary children.
Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's Tony Award winning musical comedy PIPPIN is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus and features choreography by Tony Award nominee Chet Walker in the style of Bob Fosse and circus creation by Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (also known as 7 Fingers).
Royal heir Pippin is spurred on by a mysterious group of performers to embark on a death-defying journey to find his "corner of the sky." The original production ofPIPPIN, directed by Bob Fosse, premiered on Broadway in 1972. It won five Tony Awards and five Drama Desk Awards, and ran for close to 2000 performances before closing in 1977. This production of PIPPIN made its debut at American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) in Cambridge, MA, where Diane Paulusserves as Artistic Director; December 5, 2012 to January 20, 2013. PIPPIN is noted for many Broadway standards including "Corner of the Sky," "Magic To Do," "Glory," "No Time at All," "Morning Glow," and "Love Song."
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