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BWW TV: Kyle Selig and PIPPIN Tour Cast Take on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 20, 2014

The national tour company of Pippin recently took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which has been dominating social media all week. Who'd they challenge in return? The Broadway casts of Mamma Mia!, Newsies, Newsies, and Pippin. Check out their wet submission below!

BWW TV: PIPPIN Cast Celebrates John Rubinstein's Caricature Unveiling at Sardi's!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 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!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/12- PIPPIN
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2014

Today in 1977, Pippin closed at the Minskoff Theatre, after having played 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 Berry, Jill Clayburgh, Leland Palmer, Irene Ryan, Ben Vereen, and John Rubinstein.

STAGE TUBE: PIPPIN's Orion Griffiths on Returning to the Tony-Winning Show After Injury
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2014

Actor and acrobat Orion Griffiths from the Tony Award-winning PIPPIN was featured today on "CBS This Morning." Correspondent Jamie Wax spoke to the 26 year-old performer about his extraordinary life and making his Broadway debut. Check out his interview below!

VIDEO: Annie Potts: High-Flying Trapeze Routine Is 'Easiest Part' of PIPPIN!
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 12, 2014

The actress stopped by this week's TODAY on NBC and explains why jumped at the opportunity to return to the theater in the high-flying role.

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of PIPPIN's Highlights Shoot!
by Stage Tube - Jan 14, 2014

Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's Tony Award winning musical comedy Pippin, directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus, is currently playing at Broadway's Music Box Theatre. In the video below, go behind the scenes with the cast as they filmed highlights from the show!

13 in 30: Video Highlights from 2013- PIPPIN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 31, 2013

2014 is upon us, which means that it's time to look back on all of the highs and lows that this past theatre season has brought. BroadwayWorld is wrapping up the year by tributing our favorite moments of 2013, and in this series, we're highlighting 13 of our favorite musical moments on stage in just 30 seconds. Below, check out a 30 second clip from one of our favorite musicals of the year- Pippin.$

STAGE TUBE: PIPPIN's Acrobats Shine in 'Morning Glow' Music Video
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2013

Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's Tony Award winning musical comedy Pippin, directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus, is currently playing at the Music Box Theatre. In the video below, the shows acrobats get a shining moment as they show what they've got to the Act 1 finale, 'Morning Glow.'

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/23- PIPPIN
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2013

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 Berry, Jill Clayburgh, Leland Palmer, Irene Ryan, Ben Vereen, and John Rubinstein.

VIDEO: Terrance Mann & Charlotte d'Amboise Chat PIPPIN on 'GDNY'
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 2, 2013

Theater stars and real life husband and wife Terrence Mann and Charlotte d'Amboise sat down with 'Good Day New York,' to talk about life in the spotlight and at home.

STAGE TUBE: Stephen Schwartz on the History of PIPPIN, Value of Cast Recordings & More
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2013

A video interview with Stephen Schwartz, PIPPIN's composer and lyricist, recently debuted on the revival's new cast recording, which is resting easy at the top of Billboard's Cast Album Chart. Check out what Schwartz had to say on the the history of PIPPIN, bringing the score to life in a modern recording studio, and more in the video below!

BWW TV: PIPPIN Cast Celebrates Album Release at Barnes & Noble- Plus Performances from Patina Miller, Matthew James Thomas & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 10, 2013

PIPPIN's Matthew James Thomas, Patina Miller, Andrea Martin and more with composer Stephen Schwartz appeared at a special Live at Barnes & Noble event including a three-song performance and CD signing of the New Broadway Cast Recording of Pippin yesterday July 9, 2013 at 4 PM at 86th & Lexington Ave, NYC. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the cast about the new album, and you can check out what they had to say and catch their performances below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/12- PIPPIN
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2013

Today in 1977, Pippin closed at the Minskoff Theatre, after having played 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 Berry, Jill Clayburgh, Leland Palmer, Irene Ryan, Ben Vereen, and John Rubinstein.

BWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Patina Miller
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge sat with all of the 2013 Tony Winners right after they came off stage from their big wins. The winners were filled with joy, memories and excitement and we've got it ALL! Here's Patina Miller, who won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her portrayal of the Leading Player in Pippin.

BWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners -Andrea Martin
by Robert Diamond - Jun 10, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge sat with all of the 2013 Tony Winners right after they came off stage from their big wins. The winners were filled with joy, memories and excitement and we've got it ALL! Here's Andrea Martin who won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an actress in a featured role in a musical for PIPPIN.

STAGE TUBE: 2013 Tonys Red Carpet - PIPPIN's Diane Paulus
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2013

Click below to see what PIPPIN's Diane Paulus had to say about nerves, her show's acrobatics and more on the Tonys red carpet!

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of the PIPPIN Cast Recording!
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2013

A special 'Making the Album' video feature - full of private backstage moments with the cast, musicians and creative staff - has just been released.In addition to highlights from several selections on the new album, it features exclusive video footage of the 700 member chorus singing 'No Time At All.' Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of PIPPIN's 'Glory'
by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2013

Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's beloved coming-of-age musical comedy PIPPIN returns to Broadway in an all new production directed by Diane Paulus featuring choreography by 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). In the video below, go behind the scenes of 'Glory' with the cast!

AUDIO: PIPPIN's Patina Miller, Terrence Mann and Andrea Martin Visit LEONARD LOPATE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

PippinTony Award nominees Terrence Mann, Andrea Martin and Patina Miller were recently interviewed by WNYC host Leonard Lopate about their experiences in PIPPIN. Click below to listen to the radio interview!

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- PIPPIN's Andrea Martin on Feeling Like a Part of the Broadway Family!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Andrea Martin, a nominee for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role Musical for Pippin. Check out what she had to say below!

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