This 2013 revival, inspired by circus and directed by Diane Paulus, received ten Tony Award nominations, winning several, including Best Revival of a Musical. More…
This new, circus-inspired production of 'Pippin' features an acrobatic troupe of performers, led by the charismatic Leading Player. The ensemble cast tells the story of Pippin, a young prince who longs to find passion and adventure in his life.
See it if You love musical theatre, enjoy fast paced entertainment enjoy circus acts.
Don't see it if You want it to be the same as the original 1970's version, circuses frighten you or you want something slow with an obvious plot
See it if you want to see a fresh take on an old classic. Female leading player though no one is Ben Vereen. Acrobats who sing. 2 words-Andrea Martin.
Don't see it if if you are boring and don't want to have a good time
See it if You want to be completely absorbed in the drama and majesty of court life with a twist of carnival thrown in.
Don't see it if You cannot mix the story line with the carnival atmosphere.
See it if you're into intelligent but hilarious musicals. It's worth seeing just because of the amazing Fosse dance style in the show.
Don't see it if there's really no reason not to see it. If you get the chance, it'll be in your head for ages.
See it if You want to look at life in a completely wonderful way and to be completely entertained in ALL aspects (singing, set, acrobatics, and more!)
Don't see it if You don't like the circus!
See it if You idolize Fosse, even if, like me, you dance like a moose... and the music is GREAT! Because Terrance Mann (sigh)
Don't see it if You have no sense of humor or are turned off by sexy bodies in hot little outfits.
See it if you love great dancing and staging! If you want to go on a great visual journey. If you want great Broadway pizzaz!
Don't see it if you do not want to have fun. If you dislike dancing and acrobats.
See it if You enjoy very big and crazy shows. This show includes a typical musical plus many circus-like acts which makes it very entertaining.
Don't see it if You prefer the more laid back musicals. Maybe singing, dancing, and flipping is too much for you, so you might not want to see this show.
See it if you love dance and creativity. This is an amazing show for the eye so much going on and to see you will want to see it again.
Don't see it if you don't like a circus or if you find too much going on distracting.