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PIPPIN
THE MUSICAL
music and lyrics by STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

book by ROGER O. HIRSON

originally produced on broadway by STUART OSTROW and directed by BOB FOSSE

2013 broadway revival directed by DIANE PAULUS

1998 Theo Ending originally conceived by MITCH SEBASTIAN

Pippin is presented through a special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com

Presented by StoryBook's Student

Intensive Program

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ABOUT THE SHOW

A musical comedy told through song and dance, this ensemble cast of dazzling performers tells the tale of Pippin, a young prince who longs to find passion and adventure. Torn between loyalty to his father the king, his convictions to fight tyranny, and his pursuit of love, Pippin struggles to find something meaningful to do with his life. Highly relatable to the young emerging artists performing the show, Pippin explores the extraordinary journey of a young person reconciling whom he is while searching for how to commit himself to something he truly cares about.

"[Pippin] remains an engaging story... and one that shows a surprising, and still timely, depth in its exploration of despondence, disillusionment and the search for meaning — and the lengths we'll go to for greatness."

– CBC

"Schwatz’s score [is a] richly melodic mélange of pop and jazzier musical theater influence...The result is a combination of epic theater, burlesque and soulful spectacle."

– USA Today

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DATES:

August 18 - September 3, 2023

Fridays & Saturdays at 7pm

Sundays at 2pm

VENUE:

Beddington Theatre Arts Centre

RUNNING TIME:

Two act musical, approx. 150 mins

TICKET PRICES:

GENERAL:  $28 child, $33 adult

PREMIUM:  $33 child, $38 adult
CHILDREN are aged 3 to 17

RECOMMENDED FOR:

ages 12+

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Strong language, suggestive themes, dark humour, flashing lights, loud sounds

 

THEMES & TALKING POINTS:

Coming of age, personal identity, love, responsibility, overcoming adversity, personal fulfillment

Video courtesy of PIPPIN on Broadway, 2013, starring Matthew James Thomas, Patina Miller, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d'Amboise, and Rachel Bay Jones. Directed by Diane Paulus.
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