From TV to Broadway- Reality Show Winner Will Take on Title Role in PIPPIN This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2014
Josh Kaufman, who in May of 2014 was announced as the winner of Season 6 of NBC's hit show "The Voice" as a member of Usher's team, will make his Broadway debut playing the title role in the Tony Award winning PIPPIN for a limited engagement beginning Tuesday, November 4 and through Sunday, January 4, 2015. Kyle Dean Massey is currently set to perform the role on Broadway through Sunday, November 2.PIPPIN is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)
BEAUTIFUL's Carly Hughes Joins PIPPIN This Friday
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2014
Carly Hughes, who most recently appeared on Broadway in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, will join the Tony Award winning production of PIPPIN in the role of 'Leading Player' beginning Friday, September 19. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Stephen Schwartz and Diane Paulus Talk PIPPIN Tour
by Stage Tube - September 16, 2014
The national tour of Pippin launched in Denver this week, and host of 'In Focus' Eden Lane sat down for a one-on-one with composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz (GODSPELL, WICKED, Pippin, and more). Lane also met the director and driving force behind this re-imagined Pippin, Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus. This episode also includes highlights with cast members Matthew James Thomas as Pippin, Lucie Arnaz as Berthe, Sasha Allen (a finalist on the 4th season on THE VOICE) as Leading Player, and Tony Award-winner John Rubinstein, who created the role of Pippin in the 1972 original Broadway production. Click below to watch the interviews! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Highlights from PIPPIN National Tour, Starring Sasha Allen, Matthew James Thomas & More!
by Stage Tube - September 15, 2014
Sasha Allen and Matthew James Thomas (filling in for Kyle Selig,) Lucie Arnaz, and more lead the new national touring production of Pippin, now playing in Denver. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Photo Flash: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Winner Ricky Ubeda Visits PIPPIN on Broadway
by Louisa Brady - September 5, 2014
Ricky Udeba, winner of So You Think You Can Dance's eleventh season, who will appear in this fall's Broadway production of ON THE TOWN, visited Broadway's hit revival PIPPIN last night! Scroll down to see the photos from his visit! (more...)
Photo Flash: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Winner Ricky Ubeda Visits Broadway's PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - September 5, 2014
Ricky Ubeda, winner of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Season 11 of 'So You Think You Can Dance' and will future cast member of Broadway's ON THE TOWN, attended Pippin on Broadway last night. Check out photos of his visit below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Andrea Martin Receives New PIPPIN Portrait on Tony di Napoli's Broadway Wall of Fame!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - September 3, 2014
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! (more...)
Matthew James Thomas to Continue as Lead for PIPPIN's LA and San Francisco Premiere; Kyle Selig on Vocal Rest
by BWW News Desk - September 2, 2014
Matthew James Thomas, who originated the role of Pippin in the current 2013 Tony Award winning revival, will perform the title role when the show launches its tour in Denver, and he will also play the role in the entire run in San Francisco at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre (September 23 through October 19, 2014) and in Los Angeles at Hollywood Pantages (October 21 through November 9, 2014). Kyle Selig will be taking a medical leave of absence for vocal rest from the Pippin tour. It remains unknown whether Thomas will continue throughout the rest of the tour. (more...)
Andrea Martin Returns to Tony Award-Winning Role in Broadway's PIPPIN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 2, 2014
The Tony Award winning Best Revival of a Musical PIPPIN welcomes back Andrea Martin, who won 2013 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for creating the role of 'Berthe' in the production, for 24 performances only, today, September 2nd, through Sunday September 21st. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: PIPPIN's Broadway Cast Gets Drenched for ALS!
by Stage Tube - August 29, 2014
The Broadway cast of PIPPIN accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Broadway's ONCE - check out their acrobatic submission below! PIPPIN has nominated the company of IT'S ONLY A PLAY, PIPPIN team member Gypsy Snider, and the cast of a show in Montreal. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Sasha Allen & Kyle Selig in PIPPIN National Tour!
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014
Sasha Allen and Kyle Selig lead the new national touring production of PIPPIN, launching next week on Sept. 6 in Denver. Check out a first look at the pair in just-released publicity images, via the Denver Center below! (more...)
NEWSIES' John Dossett Crowned King in PIPPIN, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2014
Beginning tonight, August 26th, John Dossett will join the all-new Tony Award winning production of Pippin in the role of 'Charles.' (more...)
PIPPIN Finds Its Next King! NEWSIES' John Dossett to Join Cast as 'Charles'
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2014
Beginning Tuesday, August 26th, John Dossett will join the all-new Tony Award winning production of Pippin in the role of 'Charles.' PIPPIN is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). Tony Award winner John Rubinstein departs the production on Sunday, August 24 to join the national tour, which launches September 6 in Denver, CO. (more...)
Melanie Griffith to Join PIPPIN in January?
by BWW News Desk - August 7, 2014
In an interview with IndieWire.com, the Hawaii Five-O actress revealed that she would be doing many things to stay active including the Broadway musical. (more...)
BWW TV: PIPPIN Cast Celebrates John Rubinstein's Caricature Unveiling at Sardi's!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 3, 2014
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! (more...)
Photo Coverage: PIPPIN's John Rubinstein Unveils Caricature at Sardi's
by Walter McBride - August 1, 2014
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. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)
Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long-Running Hits - PIPPIN!
by BWW Special Coverage - July 30, 2014
A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's Pippin below! (more...)
Andrea Martin to Reprise Tony-Winning Role in PIPPIN National Tour at Hollywood Pantages this Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2014
The producers of the 2013 Tony Award winning Best Revival of a Musical PIPPIN are thrilled to announce that Andrea Martin, who won 2013 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for creating the role of 'Berthe' in the Broadway production, will reprise the role for the L.A. Premiere at the Hollywood Pantages. The engagement will run October 21st through November 9th. Tickets are now on sale to the general public online at www.HollywoodPantages.com or www.Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-982-2787 or at the Hollywood Pantages Box Office located at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard (Opens daily at 10am.) (more...)
Lucie Arnaz Completes High-Flying PIPPIN National Tour Cast as 'Berthe'
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2014
The producers of the Tony Award-winning hit Broadway musical Pippin have announced full casting and rehearsals begin today for the U.S. national tour which launches on September 6, 2014 at The Buell Theatre. Lucie Arnaz joins the cast in the role of Pippin's trapeze-flying grandmother, Berthe. This all-new production of Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's Pippin is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus, 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). (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Pippins of Past and Present, Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - July 27, 2014
Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Richard welcomes Pippin princes of past and present- current leading man Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein, who originated the role in 1972 and is now back playing 'Charles'. Watch as they discuss the challenges of the role, how the show has changed since the original production, and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)
She's Back in Just No Time at All! Andrea Martin Will Return to Tony Award-Winning Role in Broadway's PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014
The producers of the Tony Award winning Best Revival of a Musical PIPPIN just announced that Andrea Martin, who won 2013 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for creating the role of "Berthe" in the production, will return to the role for 24 performances only, Tuesday September 2nd through Sunday September 21st. Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez will now perform the role of "Berthe" through Sunday, August 31. PIPPIN is now in its second smash year at Broadway's Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)
Photo Coverage: It's Time to Start Livin! Backstage with PIPPIN's New 'Berthe'- Priscilla Lopez
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - July 23, 2014
Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez, who appeared in the legendary original cast of A Chorus Line and was also a replacement for the role of 'Fastrada' in the original production of Pippin in 1973, just joined the all-new Tony Award winning production of Pippin in the role of 'Berthe' last night. BroadwayWorld was at the Music Box Theatre for the special night and you can check out photos from backstage below! (more...)
Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez Joins the Cast of Broadway's PIPPIN as 'Berthe' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2014
Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez, who appeared in the legendary original cast of A Chorus Line and was also a replacement for the role of 'Fastrada' in the original production of Pippin in 1973, joins the all-new Tony Award winning production of Pippin in the role of 'Berthe' for a limited engagement, tonight, July 22 through Wednesday, August 27. (more...)
BWW TV: PIPPIN Company Flies High at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 19, 2014
This week's event featured performances from the cast of PIPPIN, including: Ciara Renee, Sam Lips, Nicolas Jelmoni and Charlotte O'Sullivan. Click below to watch clips from 'Corner of the Sky,' 'On the Right Track,' and a special version of 'Magic to Do.' (more...)
Photo Coverage: Still Making Magic! PIPPIN Cast Celebrates 500th Broadway Performance!
by Jennifer Broski - July 10, 2014
Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's Tony Award winning musical comedy Pippin is still going strong at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). The show just celebrated a major milestone- it's 500th performance, and BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate with the company. Check out photo coverage below! (more...)
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