The award winning musical Pippin tells the story of a young prince who longs to find passion and adventure in his life, and you can find Pippin opening tonight, May 17, 2019 at the Kentwood Players. Pippin originally debuted on Broadway 1972 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.
This beautiful and thought-provoking musical uses the premise of a magical and mysterious performance troupe, led by a Leading Player. Ben Vereen and Patina Miller won Tony Awards for their portrayals of the Leading Player in the original Broadway production and the 2013 revival, respectively, making them the first two actors of different sexes to win a Tony for the same role.
There will be a champagne and dessert reception between 7:00-7:30pm for subscribers and members attending the May 18 performance.
Book by Roger O. Hirson
Musical Direction by Catherine Rahm
Choreographed by Alison Boole
Produced by Jeremy Palmer and Lyndsay Palmer