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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Claybourne Elder, Mary Testa, Wallace Smith in KC Rep's PIPPIN!


Kansas City Repertory Theatre opens its 48th season with the Tony Award-nominated musical Pippin, which features a score by Grammy-winner Stephen Schwartz and book by Roger O. Hirson. The Rep's artistic director Eric Rosenwill direct the musical, which runs September 14-October 7 in Spencer Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below!

Pippin is an extraordinary tale of self discovery in which a young prince searches for meaning and purpose in his life. Along the way, his adventures acquaint him with the unfamiliar worlds of politics, betrayal, war and, eventually, love.

The cast of Pippin includes musical theatre performers from Kansas City and New York, including Claybourne Elder, Katie Gilchrist, Jennie Greenberry, John Hickok, Katie Kalahurka, Gil Perez-Abraham, Jr., Wallace Smith, and Mary Testa.

The Pippin creative team includes: Choreographer Chase Brock, Music Director and Orchestrator Curtis Moore, Set Designer Jack Magaw, Costume Designer Alison Heryer, Lighting Designer: Jason Lyons, and Sound Designer: Zachary Williamson.

Pippin runs September 14 – October 7, 2012, at Spencer Theatre located at 4949 Cherry Street in Kansas City, MO. For ticket and performance information, call the Rep Box Office at 816-235-2700 or visit For group ticket information and sales, please contact Group Sales at 816-235-6122.

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