PIPPIN's Andrea Martin Wins Best Featured Actress, Musical
Andrea Martin has won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an actress in a featured role in a musical for PIPPIN. Martin stops the show every night at the Music Box Theater with her portrayal of Pippin's grandmother Berthe.
The actress Made her Broadway debut in the musical My Favorite Year, for which she won the Tony Award, Theatre World Award, and Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Additional Broadway credits include Candide (1997) and Oklahoma! (2002)-both of which brought her Tony nominations-and Fiddler on the Roof (2005). She appeared in the Broadway premiere of Young Frankenstein (2007) as Frau Blucher.
Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's beloved coming-of-age musical comedy Pippin is directed by Diane Paulus and features choreography by 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).