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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/23- PIPPIN

October 23
10:24 AM 2012

Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history!

Today in 1972, Pippin opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 1944 performances. Pippin is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson. Bob Fosse, who directed the original Broadway production, also contributed to the libretto. The musical uses the premise of a mysterious acting troupe, led by a Leading Player, to tell the story of Pippin, a young prince on his search for meaning and significance. The original cast included: Eric BerryJill ClayburghLeland PalmerIrene RyanBen Vereen, and John Rubinstein.

In celebration of the show, we bring you 'Magic to Do' from the 1981 DVD. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/23- PIPPIN
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