Department of Theater and Dance

Pippin

Pippin theater poster

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Book by Roger O. Hirson

Directed by Gregg Lloyd

Musical Direction by J. Lynn Thompson

Originally produced on the Broadway stage by Stuart Ostrow

Originally directed on the Broadway stage by Bob Fosse

2013 Broadway revival directed by Diane Paulus

“Theo Ending” originally conceived in 1998 by Mitch Sebastian

February 18, 19 and 23-25 at 7:30 p.m.

February 20 at 2 p.m.

Join TheaterCNU as we journey with Pippin, the heir to the throne of King Charlemagne, as he searches for the meaning of life. On Pippin's expedition for his "Corner of the Sky," the devilishly charismatic Leading Player guides us through this brightly comedic and darkly sinister tale of glorious battles, questionable familial advice and temptations of the flesh. A colorful, Tony Award-winning musical, with an infectiously unforgettable score from four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theater giant, Stephen Schwartz, Pippin is the story of one young man's journey to be "Extraordinary."

Mature themes.

PIPPIN is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

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