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The RLT rendition of Pippin stars Jesse Farmer (top center) as Pippin (photo by Areon Mobasher)

RLT’s Rendition of Pippin Is Entirely Enjoyable, with Star Turns by Deanna Richards, Jesse Farmer, and Rebecca Johnston

The 1972 Broadway production of Pippin is a Tony®- and Drama Desk Award-winning creation by some of the masters of the Broadway stage, with signature choreography of Bob Fosse, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a book by Roger O. Hirson, who passed away only a few days before Raleigh Little Theatre’s version of… Read More ›

TIP’s Top-Notch Singers and Musicians in Godspell 2012 Weave a Joyous Musical Spell

What if God was one of us? Just a slob like one of us? Just a stranger on the bus trying to make his way home. Back up to heaven all alone, just trying to make his way home. — Joan Osborne song “One of Us,” with lyrics by Eric Bazilian — Raleigh, NC-based Theatre… Read More ›

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s Pippin Is Delightful, Vibrant, and Fun

Ever since it first opened on Broadway in 1972, the extravaganza that is Pippin has been known for its vibrancy, life, and charm. And, what better way to perfectly embody these characteristics than to cast the show with a host of talented young actors? That is exactly what North Carolina Theatre has done. As the… Read More ›

On June 13th, Broadway Voices for NC Will Raise Funds to Fight House Bill 2

At 8 p.m. on Monday, June 13th, The Cutting Room in New York City will present Broadway Voices for NC, an all-star concert to raise fund to combat the pernicious effects of House Bill 2, North Carolina’s infamous “Bathroom Law.” NYC-based Filipino-American model, TED speaker, and activist Geena Rocero will host the event, which will… Read More ›

Diane Paulus’ Re-Imagined Version of “Pippin” Is Pure Magic

Since it first premiered in the early 1970s, Pippin, written by Roger O. Hirson and with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, has been a favorite among audiences, and it’s easy to see why. The story of young Pippin (Kyle Dean Massey), who longs to do something meaningful with his life, even though he’s not… Read More ›