Wednesday, April 25, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, April 25: Diane Paulus' Revival of PIPPIN Has Magic to Do on Broadway! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2013, Diane Paulus' high-flying revival of Stephen Schwartz PIPPIN opened on Broadway at the Music Box Theater

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Monday, April 23, 2018

5 Questions With Wicked and Pippin Composer-Lyricist Stephen Schwartz by Adam Hetrick

The Dramatists Guild Foundation is celebrating Schwartz April 23 at the Hudson Theatre.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Director Jonathan O’Boyle: ‘After treading water in my 20s, I wanted to go on and not look back’ by Matthew Hemley

The success of musical revivals of Hair and Pippin has seen the director’s star rise, but he is equally comfortable taking on

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Jennifer Simard & Christopher Sieber to Lead Annie at the Muny by Andy Lefkowitz

Leapin' lizards! Tony nominee Jennifer Simard has been cast as the evil Miss Hannigan in a new production of Annie at the Muny in St. Louis. The recent Hello, Dolly! star will be joined …

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Weinstein Company Loses Rights to PIPPIN Movie by BroadwayWorld

Back in 2014, reports began to circulate that the Weinstein Company would bring Pippin to the big screen, with the help of producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. Nowaccording to Deadline, TWC…

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Friday, April 6, 2018

‘Kindness & compassion towards each other is fundamental’: Interview with… Rasheeda Speaking director Jonathan O’Boyle by Featured Content

Ahead of the UK premiere this month at the West End's Trafalgar Studios, Love London Love Culture's Emma Clarendon catches up with director Jonathan O’Boyle, whose other recent work includ…

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Odds & Ends: Ben Platt Joins Starry Lineup for Stephen Schwartz's 70th Birthday Concert & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Ben Platt & More Join Starry Lineup for Stephen Schwartz's 70th Birthday Concert These stars have magic to do! A ne…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Stephen Schwartz Musical Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook Released for Licensing by Adam Hetrick

Songs from Pippin, Godspell, The Baker’s Wife, and Enchanted, as well as the precursor to Wicked’s “The Wizard and I,” are featured in the score.

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PIPPIN Returns To The Bridewell Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The award-winning musical Pippin returns to the Bridewell Theatre from 9-19 May in a new production staged by Sedos, the City of London's premier amateur theatre company.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen Tony Winner Rachel Bay Jones Cast in CBS Pilot God Friended Me by Andy Lefkowitz

Current Tony-winning Dear Evan Hansen star Rachel Bay Jones has landed a role in God Friended Me, a comedy pilot being developed for CBS, according to Variety. Jones will take on a gues…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Aria Entertainment partners with US producer to develop musicals for UK and New York by Matthew Hemley

Pippin and Hair producer Aria Entertainment has teamed up with Tony-award-winning New York company Keirstead Productions to stage musicals in both London

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In pictures (March 22): Soho Theatre, Watford Palace, Pippin at Southwark Playhouse, Waterford Crystal Award by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include opening nights at Watford Palace and

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Patina Miller & More to Toast Stephen Schwartz’s 70th Birthday in Star-Packed Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

Multi-talented actress Patina Miller, who won a Tony Award for delivering Stephen Schwartz's iconic score to Pippin, is among a beloved group of stars who will toast the lauded song…

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

‘Why is this show being revived now?: PIPPIN – Southwark Playhouse by Laura Kressly

I want to like the fantasy and the colours of Pippin, to totally give in to the world of the play, but its problems are too many. Though I’m likely to be the humming the opening number for…

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

BWW Review: PIPPIN, Southwark Playhouse by Gary Naylor

Technical shortcomings and an incoherent book overpower a show with a fine pedigree and good tunes.

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From Pippin to Wicked: Look Through the Shows Stephen Schwartz Brought to Broadway by Hannah Vine

The award-winning composer and lyricist celebrates his birthday March 6.

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Review: Pippin, Southwark Playhouse by Phoebe Walker

Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson’s hit 1970’s musical Pippin, now showing at the Southwark Playhouse after a successful run at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre, is guaranteed to rais…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Pippin at the Southwark Playhouse by Emma Clarendon

Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of Stephen Schwartz’s musical transfers to London from Manchester. Here’s a guide to what critics have had to say about the musical̵…

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Monday, March 5, 2018

‘Unmissable musical theatre’: PIPPIN – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★★ by Jonathan Baz

This Pippin is one of those productions rarely seen on the fringe. It captures the sparkle of Broadway, transporting it to south London in a whirl of unmissable musical theatre.

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Saturday, March 3, 2018

‘Barrel-scraping wit’ – PIPPIN – Southwark Playhouse ★★★ by Johnny Fox

What shafts this production of Pippin royally in its fishnet and suspender-clad buttocks is its slavishly dated adherence to Fosse style costume and choreography as though no other interpret…

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Friday, March 2, 2018

‘Performances are stellar across the board’: PIPPIN – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

For a mystical, magical, mystical, whimsical show that will surprise, make sure you get along to the Southwark Playhouse for the limited run of Pippin.

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Review: Review: Pippin (Southwark Playhouse)

Jonathan O'Boyle's adaptation transfers to London from Manchester

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Review: Pippin at Southwark Playhouse by Hailey Bachrach

The Pippin Problem: this fresh revival of Stephen Schwartz's musical is too tentative. The post Review: Pippin at Southwark Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

REVIEW: Pippin, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo There is so much to enjoy here that one viewing of Pippin may not be enough. I'm certainly looking forward to a second viewing. This post REVIEW: Pippin, Southwark Playhouse …

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REVIEW: Pippin, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo There is so much to enjoy here that one viewing of Pippin may not be enough. I'm certainly looking forward to a second viewing. This post REVIEW: Pippin, Southwark Playhouse …

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Photo Flash: First Look at PIPPIN at Southwark Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Pippin plays at Southwark Playhouse from 23 February - 24 March 2018. Pippin features Jonathan Carlton reprising his role as Pippin and Genevieve Nicole returning as The Leading Player. The …

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Lea Salonga, Tituss Burgess & More to Sing Out at Broadway Backwards by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has announced a starry celebrity lineup for the 2018 edition of Broadway Backwards, the annual gender-bending performance celebrating love and the LGBT comm…

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Thom Sesma, Sally Ann Triplett & More Join Immersive Pie-Shop Sweeney Todd by Andy Lefkowitz

A new group of stars attend the tale in off-Broadway's hit environmental production of Sweeney Todd beginning on February 27. Thom Sesma (Man of La Mancha) takes on the title role a…

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Monday, February 12, 2018

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Leads February's Top 10 New London Shows by Marianka Swain

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From O'Neill and flamencoto punk and Pippin, here are some of this month's most ey…

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Wicked Becomes Broadway’s 7th Longest-Running Show by Mark A. Robinson

Wicked was a phenomenon from the start. Theatre audiences were eager to see a musical about the Witches from Oz, and to hear a new Broadway score from Stephen Schwartz, who in the early 1970…

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

All the Players: Who's joining Jon Carlton in Pippin in London?

Jon Carlton will reprise his title performance in PIPPIN, alongside Genevieve Nicole as The Leading Player, when Jonathan O'Boyle's acclaimed revival transfers from Manchester's Hope Mill Th…

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