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Roger O. Hirson Awards and Nominations

New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1973 - Best Musical

Roger O. Hirson, Pippin

Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Book of a Musical

Roger O. Hirson, Pippin

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BrightSide Theatre Announces 2024-25 Season SPELLS AND SUPERSTITIONS With Two Musicals And Two Plays

BrightSide Theatre reveals its 2024-25 season, 'Spells and Superstitions,' featuring two plays and two musicals including DRACULA, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, and PIPPIN.
Review: PIPPIN - 50TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT, Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Stephen Schwartz's 70s musical Pippin makes a triumphant return with a note perfect casting at Drury Lane's concert version, with Fosse-inspired choreography and costumes given a disco pride vibe. Alex Newell's vocals do not disappoint, Jac Yarrow is a fine lead, while Patricia Hodge is a poignant Berthe.
PIPPIN Comes to Eventide Theatre Company This Month

Eventide Theatre Company will present the fantastical musical Pippin. Directed by ETC Executive Artistic Director, Donna Wresinksi, this production will grace the Gertrude Lawrence stage at the Historic Dennis Union Church from April 25th-May 12th. 
The Studio Theatre Announces Season 9

Significant Productions has announced their 9th season at The Studio, entitled 'Longing to Belong.' Learn more about the lineup here!
JERSEY BOYS, PIPPIN, and More Set For Weston Theater Company's 88th Season

Weston Theater Company has announced its 88th theatrical season featuring five marquee titles. This summer’s shows will be performed entirely at Weston’s Walker Farm Theater. Learn more about the lineup here!

The by-invite-only audience will be the first to sample this new musical about the son of Teddy Roosevelt.
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, PIPPIN & More Set for Garden Theatre's 2024-2025 Season

The Garden Theatre has revealed the 2024-2025 Broadway on Plant Theatre Season, running from July 2024 - June 2025. See which shows are being presented, and learn how to purchase tickets.
Temple Theaters to Present PIPPIN in February

Join us for Temple Theaters' production of PIPPIN, a classic dance-fueled musical of the 1970s. Follow the journey of a young prince searching for magic and the meaning of a truly great life. Don't miss this perennial favorite with award-winning music and choreography.
Photos: First Look at PIPPIN, Presented By Rubicon Theatre's 2023 Summer Youth Education Program

Rubicon Theatre, Ventura County’s leading not-for-profit professional theatre company, committed to entertaining, engaging and enriching the community through live performance, will present the grand finale of its 2023 Summer Youth Theatre Program, the enchanting musical PIPPIN, with performances starting this Saturday for two weekends only!
NTPA Announces Cast And Crew Of NTPA Repertory's PIPPIN

Witness the magic of Pippin the musical on stage at NTPA's Willow Bend Center of the Arts July 28-August 6. From triumph to tragedy, follow this privileged man's struggle to believe in his own authenticity. Enjoy the unforgettable songs, breathtaking choreography, and don't miss your opportunity to dream big!
Photos: First look at Imagine Productions' PIPPIN

With an infectiously unforgettable score from four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theatre giant, Stephen Schwartz, Pippin is the story of one young man's journey to be extraordinary. Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, this updated circus-inspired version of Pippin continues to captivate and appeal to the young at heart throughout the world. Performances run July 21, 22, 28, 29, @ 7pm and July 23, 30, @ 2pm at District West, 145 N 5th St., Columbus, Ohio 43125.. For tickets or more information, visit:
PIPPIN and INTO THE WOODS JR. Come to the Actors Training Center This Summer

Into the Woods Jr., by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, will be running Saturday, July 29th at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Pippin, by Stephen Sschwartz and Roger O. Hirson, will be running Friday, August 4th at 7 p.m., Saturday, August 5th at 2 p.m., and Saturday, August 5th at 6 p.m.
Photos: Go Inside Opening Night Of Music Theater Works PIPPIN

Music Theater Works second production in its 2023 season, Pippin in the North Theatre at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts In Skokie is now playing through June 25. Check out opening night photos here!
Photos: First Look At Music Theater Works' PIPPIN, Now Playing Through June 25

Music Theater Works second production in its 2023 season, Pippin in the North Theatre at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts In Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie,  is now playing through June 25. See photos from the production.
GREASE & PIPPIN Set for NTPA 2023 Plano Summer Musicals Series

The award-winning North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre has announced their lineup for the 2023 Plano Summer Musicals Series, including two exciting Broadway musicals sure to entice audiences. Learn how to purchase tickets!
Review: PIPPIN at Texarkana Repertory Company

What did our critic think of PIPPIN at Texarkana Repertory Company?
StoryBook Theatre Celebrates What It Means To Be Extraordinary Both Onstage and in the Community

StoryBook Theatre (SBT) has announced their 47th Season with nine on-stage productions that celebrate the extraordinary in everyone. Learn more about the full upcoming season here!
Music Theater Works Announces Cast And Creative Team For PIPPIN, June 1 - 25

Music Theater Works, recently launched its 43rd season with the highly recommended Avenue Q, has announced the cast and creative team for its second production in the 2023 season, Pippin in the North Theatre at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts In Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, June 1 - 25.
Review: PIPPIN at Little Theatre Of Mechanicsburg

With beautiful music, dancing, and magic, and a thought-provoking story, Pippin is a whirlwind that captures the imagination. Pippin is a challenging show, but the cast at Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg approaches the challenge with an enthusiasm that is infectious.
TheatreWorks New Milford's PIPPIN To Be Directed By Award-Winning Director David Galligan

TheatreWorks New Milford welcomes one of  N.Y. and L.A.'s top stage directors, David Galligan, direct their summer production of Pippin.


How many shows has Roger O. Hirson written?

Roger O. Hirson has written 4 shows including Journey to the Day (Playwright), Walking Happy (Bookwriter), World War 2 1/2 (Playwright), Pippin (Bookwriter).

What awards has Roger O. Hirson been nominated for?

Roger O. Hirson has been nominated for Best Musical at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for "Pippin" and for Best Book of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Pippin."

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