Experience the thrilling 2013 Tony Award®-winning musical PIPPIN! Described as “An eye-popping, jaw-dropping, VISUALLY STUNNING extravaganza and THE THRILL OF THE SEASON!” by NY1, PIPPIN will appear at Detroit’s Fisher Theatre, June 9 – 21. Tickets go on sale at 10:00 AM on Sunday, February 8 at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com, and at the Fisher Theatre box office starting at 11:00 AM.
PIPPIN is back on Broadway for the first time since it thrilled audiences 40 years ago. With a beloved score by Tony nominee Stephen Schwartz (Wicked), PIPPIN tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory.
This captivating new production is directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus (Hair and The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess). It features sizzling choreography by Tony Award nominee Chet Walker in the style of Bob Fosse and circus creation of breathtaking acrobatics by Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (also known as 7 Fingers) the creative force behind the nationwide sensation Traces. PIPPIN is noted for many Broadway standards including “Corner of the Sky,” “Magic To Do,” “Glory,” “No Time at All,” “Morning Glow,” and “Love Song.”
PIPPIN, the most nominated Broadway show of 2013, won four 2013 Tony® Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical (Diane Paulus), Best Actress in a Musical (Patina Miller) and Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Andrea Martin). PIPPIN won four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Diana Paulus), Outstanding Choreography (Chet Walker and Gypsy Snider) and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Andrea Martin). PIPPIN won seven Outer Critic Circle Awards including Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Diane Paulus), Outstanding Choreographer (Chet Walker), Outstanding Lighting Design (Kenneth Posner), Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Patina Miller), Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Terrence Mann) and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Andrea Martin). PIPPIN also won the Drama League Award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical. This thrilling production continues to dazzle audiences at the Music Box Theatre in New York City.
With a book by Roger O. Hirson and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, PIPPIN features music supervision and arrangements by Nadia DiGiallonardo, orchestrations by Tony Award-winner Larry Hochman, scenic design by Tony Award winner Scott Pask, costume design by Dominique Lemieux, lighting design by Tony Award-winner Kenneth Posner, sound design by Jonathan Deans and Garth Helm.
Barry & Fran Weissler and Howard & Janet Kagan present the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) production of PIPPIN with Lisa Matlin, Kyodo Tokyo,Stephen E. McManus, A&A Gordon, Tom Smedes/Peter Stern,
Broadway Across America, Independent Presenters Network, Norton Herrick, Allen Spivak,Rebecca Gold, David Robbins/Bryan S. Weingarten, Philip Hagemann/Murray Rosenthal, Hugh Hayes/Jonathan Reinis/Jamie Cesa, Jim Kierstead/Carlos Arana/Myla Lerner, Ben Feldman, Just For Laughs Theatricals, Square 1 Theatrics, Sharon A. Carr/Patricia R. Klausner, Wendy Federman/Carl Moellenberg, Infinity Theatre Company/Michael Rubenstein, and Michael A. Alden/Dale Badway/Ken Mahoney.
Join us… for this magical, unforgettable production the New York Times declared “Astonishing! A PIPPIN for the 21st Century.”
Performance times for PIPPIN appearing June 9 – 21, 2015 at the Fisher Theatre, located at 3011 W. Grand Blvd. in Detroit, are:
– Tuesday through Saturday evening performances at 8:00 p.m.
– Sunday evening performances at 7:30 p.m.
– Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m.
– Sunday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m. is a special open captioned performance
Tickets for PIPPIN range from $39 – $95 (includes parking and facility fees) and will go on sale Tickets go on sale at 10:00 AM on Sunday, February 8 at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online atwww.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com, and at the Fisher Theatre box office starting at 11:00 AM. Tickets for the open captioned performance may be purchased in person at the Fisher Theatre box office or by phone at313-872-1000, ext. 0. A limited number of premium seats will be available through Ticketmaster and at the box office. For group sales (12 or more) please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (313) 871-1132. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice.
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