Harlem Repertory Theatre presents the Tony-winning musical classic, which tells the story of a young prince on his search for meaning and significance. More…
The ensemble cast tells the story of Pippin, a young prince who longs to find passion and adventure in his life. To prove his loyalty to his distracted father, King Charles, Pippin goes to war. But when the Leading Player convinces the prince to fight tyranny, Pippin kills Charles and takes over the throne.
See it if you're looking for a very solid community theatre production. I was most impressed by the dramaturgical choice to center the idea that
Don't see it if Pippin is about suicide and mental illness. It actually made me reconsider the entire meaning of the show - a show I know very well. The ...
See it if you want to see a community theatre production stripped to the bare bones without circus or Fosse stylization.
Don't see it if You are expecting any Broadway Production Values. Great performance by gentlemen playing Charlemagne. All others community theatre actors.
See it if you really like Pippin, as I did, and can somehow overcome the bad production. one guy even forgot his lines while singing.
Don't see it if you're expecting very good acting and singing; costumes were good and some cast members were strong, but not all
See it if You want to entertained without any pressure to seek out the meaning of what is happening on stage
Don't see it if You are looking for something with a deep meaning
See it if You enjoy fetes of skill , you love a spectacle
Don't see it if You want a special type of ending where you can say, "wow!" or learn something very profound.
See it if Funny disfunctional families tickle you. The singing and dancing are always a treat.
Don't see it if You want true historical fact. Or are prudish.
See it if Just a joyful excursion into the psyche.
Don't see it if If you hold on to the antiquated notion that cathartic releasing need not include nudity, don't see this.
See it if It was fantastic! Great singing! Great staging! Intimate setting! Great ensemble cast !
Don't see it if You need to bring your kids . This show is great for adults only!
See it if This is a show that usually requires a large cast but this company makes it quite a delight with a smaller cast. It added nuance to the play
Don't see it if If you're younger than 15, don't go! It is a mature show with explicit content.