Theatre Information

Minskoff Theatre (New York, NY)
200 W. 45th St.

Pippin Production Information


October 18, 1972 (5 previews)


October 23, 1972

Closing:June 12, 1977
# Performances:1944
Theatres: Imperial Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
10/18/1972 - 3/13/1977

Minskoff Theatre (New York, NY)
3/15/1977 - 6/12/1977

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run


Other Productions of Pippin

2009   Regional (US) Center Theatre Group/Deaf West Theatre Production
Regional (US)
1967   Reading
1972   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1973   West End London Production
West End
1974   Australia Australian Production
2000   Milburn, NJ (Regional) Paper Mill Production
Milburn, NJ (Regional)
2005   Regional (US) Reprise! Concert
Regional (US)
2005   Bay Street Theatre Revival
2006   East Haddam, CT (Regional) Goodspeed Revival
East Haddam, CT (Regional)
2013   Broadway Broadway Revival
2014   US Tour US National Tour
US Tour


Audio Recordings

1972  Composer's Demo
1972  Original Broadway Cast
1974  Australian Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical


  • Pippin, Pippin (working title)

Score Overview

The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

Magic to Do
Corner of the Sky
Welcome Home
War Is a Science
Simple Joys
No Time at All
With You
Spread a Little Sunshine
Morning Glow
On the Right Track
Kind of Woman
Love Song
I Guess I'll Miss the Man
Think About Your Life
a.k.a. Magic Shows and Miracles

Cut prior to the Broadway opening

Marking Time
a.k.a. We're Only Marking Time
Just Between the Two of Us
Sing Hallelujah
Somebody Loves You


Man, He Is a Timid Beast
a.k.a. Man He Is a Timid Beast
Save Tomorrow for Me
a.k.a. Isn't He Lovely?
Everyday Things
It's a Wonderful Time of Life
It Never Was There
a.k.a. It Always Was Here


The Good Time Ladies Rag

Original score

To Be a King
Goodbye, Yesterday
Run into Your Arms
Father Said
They Will Listen to You
I Don't Owe You a Thing
Begging Milady's Pardon
A Simple Dance
While You Were Away
Easy to Be Happy
Pippin, Pippin
The Next King
Come with Me
Somebody Loves You
My Son

Pippin - 1972 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Theatre World Awards - 1973 - Performance Winner
John Rubinstein
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Book of a Musical
Roger O. Hirson
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Choreography Winner
Bob Fosse
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Costume Design
Patricia Zipprodt
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Direction of a Musical Winner
Bob Fosse
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Lighting Design Winner
Jules Fisher
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Musical
Stuart Ostrow
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Stephen Schwartz
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Winner
Ben Vereen
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Winner
Irene Ryan
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Leland Palmer
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Scenic Design
Tony Walton