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Casting Announced For PIPPIN at Charing Cross Theatre This Summer Photo Casting Announced For PIPPIN at Charing Cross Theatre This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2021

Learn more about the full cast, and how to get tickets. The production will be staged in the round at Charing Cross Theatre from 30 June - 14 August.  

PIPPIN Will Be Performed at Hampton High School Next Week Photo PIPPIN Will Be Performed at Hampton High School Next Week
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021

Pippin uses the premise of a mysterious performance troupe, led by the Leading Player, to tell the story of Pippin, a young prince on his search for meaning and significance. The 'fourth wall' is broken numerous times during most traditional productions.

The 78th Annual Dolphin Show Presents PIPPIN! Photo The 78th Annual Dolphin Show Presents PIPPIN!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 17, 2021

Northwestern University's The Dolphin Show has announced its 78th Annual Show: Pippin! Directed by Mary Tomei, choreographed by Sammi Tapper, music directed by Ezri Killeen & Lorenzo Pipino, and produced by Rachel Khutorsky, Paia Amelio, and Emma Flanders.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 25- PIPPIN Returns to Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 25- PIPPIN Returns to Broadway!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 25, 2021

On this day in 2013, Diane Paulus' high-flying revival of Stephen Schwartz PIPPIN opened on Broadway at the Music Box Theater!

Osceola Arts Presents PIPPIN On Stage This April Photo Osceola Arts Presents PIPPIN On Stage This April
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 1, 2021

Osceola Arts continues into the Spring with another musical making its first appearance at the theater. Beginning Friday, April 9th and running through Sunday, April 25th Pippin will be live on the Main Stage. This musical, with music and lyrics by Steven Schwartz and book by Roger O. Hirson, is the fictitious telling of the young son of medieval French ruler, Charlemagne, who is in search of the secret to a life of fulfillment. 

Stepinac Theatre To Return To Stage With Live Outdoor Performances Of PIPPIN Photo Stepinac Theatre To Return To Stage With Live Outdoor Performances Of PIPPIN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2021

The lights of Broadway have been darkened since March last year. But as the saying goes, 'The show must go on,' starting with the Stepinac Theatre's production of the Tony-winning smash-hit musical, Pippin.

PIPPIN Officially Opens in Sydney Photo PIPPIN Officially Opens in Sydney
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2020

Sydney-siders and critics have embraced the return to theatres with Sydney's unforgettable summer hit musical, the high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical PIPPIN receiving huge acclaim by critics and audiences alike. The first large scale musical theatre production to open in Australia since COVID-19 led to theatres closing down in March, PIPPIN plays exclusively at the Sydney Lyric at The Star for a limited season.

BWW REVIEW: Main Stage Musical Theatre Returns To Sydney With The Magical Broadway Re Photo BWW REVIEW: Main Stage Musical Theatre Returns To Sydney With The Magical Broadway Revival Production Of PIPPIN.
by Jade Kops - Dec 4, 2020

Diane Paulus’ (Director) multiple Tony Award winning 2013 Broadway Revival of Stephen Schwartz (Music and Lyrics) and Roger O. Hirson’s (Book) PIPPIN entertains and entrances Sydney audiences thirsty for theatre with a bold blend of song, dance, and circus. 

PIPPIN Opens at Sydney Lyric Theatre Tonight Photo PIPPIN Opens at Sydney Lyric Theatre Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2020

Pippin is set to open at the Sydney Lyric Theatre Tonight, November 24! The live production, the first one back in Sydney, will run until January 31, 2021. With a beloved score by Tony Award nominee STEPHEN SCHWARTZ, PIPPIN tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence.

VIDEO: Watch a PIPPIN Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch a PIPPIN Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 14, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a PIPPIN Reunion with John Rubenstein, Michael Rupert and Dean Pitchford.

VIDEO: Watch a PIPPIN Reunion on Stars in the House Photo VIDEO: Watch a PIPPIN Reunion on Stars in the House
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 7, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a PIPPIN Reunion with John Rubenstein, Michael Rupert and Dean Pitchford.

VIDEO: On This Day, October 23 - PIPPIN Brings its Magic To Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, October 23 - PIPPIN Brings its Magic To Broadway
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2020

On this day in 1972, Pippin opened on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre!

Young Actors Announced to Play Theo in PIPPIN at the Sydney Lyric at The Star Photo Young Actors Announced to Play Theo in PIPPIN at the Sydney Lyric at The Star
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2020

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced the four young boys who will share the role of Theo in the Broadway musical PIPPIN which opens at the Sydney Lyric at The Star for an exclusive season from 24 November 2020.

Magical Cast Announced For PIPPIN Photo Magical Cast Announced For PIPPIN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 7, 2020

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced their stellar cast for the high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical PIPPIN which opens at the Sydney Lyric Theatre at The Star for an exclusive season from 24 November 2020.

PIPPIN Announces Third and Final Extension at The Garden Theatre Photo PIPPIN Announces Third and Final Extension at The Garden Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2020

Therea??s more magic to do... critically acclaimed a??Pippina?? has announced a final weeka??s extension at Londona??s exciting new outdoor theatre venue, The Garden Theatre.

BWW Review: PIPPIN, The Garden Theatre At The Eagle Photo BWW Review: PIPPIN, The Garden Theatre At The Eagle
by Bella Bevan - Sep 18, 2020

After launching this summer with the sold-out musical Fanny and Stella, The Garden Theatre at The Eagle presents a new production of the popular musical Pippin. This is a socially distanced, outdoor production produced by Peter Bull for LAMBCO Productions.

PIPPIN at The Garden Theatre Adds 8 More Dates Photo PIPPIN at The Garden Theatre Adds 8 More Dates
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2020

Tickets for the first 12 performances of Pippin at The Garden Theatre sold out in less than 72 hours. Now producers have put another 8 on sale from Tuesday 22 September to Sunday 27 September.

VIDEO: Watch a PIPPIN Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Watch a PIPPIN Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 22, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) for a PIPPIN Reunion with Charlotte d'Amboise, Rachel Bay Jones, Terrence Mann, Andrea Martin and Matthew James Thomas!

The Garden Will Present PIPPIN in September Photo The Garden Will Present PIPPIN in September
by Stephi Wild - Aug 21, 2020

After launching as an exciting new outdoor London theatre venue with the sold-out, critically acclaimed musical 'Fanny and Stella', which just extended its run due to overwhelming public demand, The Garden Theatre will next present a new production of the Broadway musical 'Pippin', featuring an exceptional cast of West End performers.

PIPPIN Will Reopen The Sydney Lyric Theatre In November Photo PIPPIN Will Reopen The Sydney Lyric Theatre In November
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2020

Pippin will reopen the Sydney Lyric Theatre at The Star for an exclusive season from 24 November 2020. Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, PIPPIN is Broadway's high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical.

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