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About the Show

The Stephen Schwartz coming-of-age musical that helped put Bob Fosse on the map.

Story: Pippin becomes a soldier for his father's army, but is upset by the killing and murders his father to stop the war. Now King, he is even more lost and unsure about what he wants in life and turns away from everything, including love, before discovering that what he has been searching for has been there all along.

Cast and Creative Team

Composer and Lyricist: Stephen Schwartz
Librettist: Roger O. Hirson

Broadway Premiere
Theatre: Imperial Theatre, Minskoff Theatre
Opening Night: Oct 23, 1972
Total Performances: 1944
Original Cast: Ben Vereen, John Rubenstein, Eric Berry, Christopher Chadman, Leland Palmer, John Mineo, Roger Hamilton, Irene Ryan, Jill Clayburgh, Shane Nickerson
Director and Choreographer: Bob Fosse
Producer: Stuart Ostrow
Musical Director: Stanley Lebowsky
Orchestrations: Ralph Burns
Scenic Design: Tony Walton
Costume Design: Patricia Zipprodt
Lighting Design: Jules Fisher

Broadway Revival
Theatre: Music Box Theatre
Opening Night: April 25, 2013
Original Cast: Matthew James Thomas, Patina Miller, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d'Amboise, Rachel Bay Jones, Andrea Martin, Erik Altemus, Gregory Arsenal, Andrew Cekala, Lolita Costet, Colin Cunliffe, Andrew Fitch, Orion Griffiths, Viktoria Grimmy, Olga Karmansky, Bethany Moore, Brad Musgrove, Stephanie Pope, Philip Rosenberg, Yannick Thomas, Molly Tynes, Anthony Wayne
Director: Diane Paulus
Choreographer: Chet Walker (in the style of Bob Fosse)
Circus Creation: Gypsy Snider
Producer: Barry & Fran Weissler, Howard & Janet Kagan
Musical Director: Charlie Alterman
Musical Supervision: Nadia Di Giallonardo
Orchestrations: Larry Hochman
Scenic Design: Scott Pask
Costume Design: Dominique Lemieux
Lighting Design: Kenneth Posner
Sound Design:Clive Goodwin

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