Photo Coverage: Andrea Martin Receives New PIPPIN Portrait on Tony di Napoli's Broadway Wall of Fame!
Yesterday, Tony Award winning Best Revival of a Musical PIPPIN welcomed back Andrea Martin, who won 2013 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for creating the role of "Berthe" in the production - in celebration, a new portrait of Martin was added to Tony di Napoli's prestigious Broadway Wall of Fame! Check out photo coverage of the event below, featuring appearances by Stephen Schwartz, and her fellow cast member Ciara Renee and Kyle Dean Massey!
Two-time Tony Award winner Andrea Martin appeared on the New York stage most recently in Lincoln Center Theater's production of Act One, winning an Outer Critics Circle Award for her performance. Her other theatre credits include Exit the King, Young Frankenstein, Oklahoma, Candide and My Favorite Year, for which she won her first Tony Award. Her film and TV credits include The Producers, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, All Over the Guy, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Breaking Upwards, and "SCTV," for which she earned two Emmy Awards. She will next be seen on screen in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, released this fall. Her book of autobiographical essays "Andrea Martin's Lady Parts" will be released by Harper Collins in September.
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).
The current cast features Kyle Dean Massey as Pippin, Ciara Renée as Leading Player, Tony Award winner John Dossett as Charles, Tony Award nominee Charlotte d'Amboise as Fastrada, Rachel Bay Jones as Catherine and Emmy and Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez as Berthe. Other members of the company include Erik Altemus, Eli Tokash, Ashton Woerz, Sascha Bachman, Dmitrious Bistrevsky, Colin Cunliffe, Ariana DeBose, Andrew Fitch, Sabrina Harper, Lauren Joy Herley, Nael Jamal, Nicolas Jelmoni, Sam Lips, Bethany Moore, Brad Musgrove, Charlotte O'Sullivan, Masha Terentieva, Molly Tynes, and Anthony Wayne.
PIPPIN is the recipient of the 2013 Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Musical, Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Andrea Martin) and Best Direction of a Musical (Diane Paulus). The production also led the winners of the Outer Critics Circle Awards with 7 wins including Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Diane Paulus), Outstanding Choreographer (Chet Walker), Outstanding Lighting Design (Kenneth Posner), Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Andrea Martin). PIPPIN received the Drama League Award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical and two Fred and Adele Astaire Awards including Outstanding Choreographer of a Broadway Show (Chet Walker) and Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show (Charlotte d'Amboise).
Photos by Jessica Fallon Gordon
Portrait by Dan May
Portrait by Dan May
The cast of Pippin