Outer Critics Circle Award winners announced, Pippin and Kinky Boots lead the pack

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Send to Kindle Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theatre announced today its award winners for the 2012-13 season in 24 categories. Broadway stars Judy Kaye, Audra McDonald, Michael McGrath, Donna Murphy and Tonya Pinkins will serve as gala award presenters at the upcoming 63rd Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards ceremony on May 23rd […]

Pippin opens on Broadway to high-flying reviews

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The last show of the ’12-’13 Broadway season, Pippin, opened on April 25, 2013. The buzz for this revival, helmed by Diane Paulus (Hair), and reinvented to live inside a big-top circus, has been strong, and the show was well-received across the board by the critics.  The only hold-out from a rave was […]

Outer Critics Circle Nominations are out – Pippin in the lead

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The Outer Critics Circle nominations were announced today by Robert Cuccioli and Laila Robbins.  Leading the pack is Pippin revival with 11 noms, followed by Kinky Boots (music by Cindy Lauper) with 9 noms and, the little tramp that could Chaplin: the musical  and Cinderella with 8 noms. The plays Golden Boy and The Nance (starring Nathan lane)each received 6 noms. The […]

Broadway grosses climb as Spring Breakers head to shows week ending 3-24-12

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Spring break boosted overall sales for Broadway but not much changed in the top ten listings of Broadway grosses. The usual suspects remained at the top and almost every show increased their sales from the prior week. Newcomer Pippin came out strong with over 99% capacity and over $101 average ticket price for […]

PIPPIN Box Office Opens Saturday, Mar 2

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The Music Box Theatre box office will open Saturday, March 2nd for the much anticipated American Repertory Theatre production of Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin, directed by Diane Paulus. Those who purchase tickets at the box office on March 2nd will be entered into a drawing to receive two tickets and party passes to the opening night […]

Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis, Julia Murney and More Set to Honor Stephen Schwartz With the NY Pops

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On April 12, 2013, Tony Award nominee and star of “Smash” Jeremy Jordan, Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis, Julia Murney, Tony Award nominee Jennifer Laura Thompson and Judith Clurman’s Essential Voices USA will join The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall in celebration of Stephen Schwartz. The evening celebrates Schwartz’s 65th birthday as well […]

Broadway’s PIPPIN Announces Casting for Broadway Run

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Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin, directed by Diane Paulus, will feature the entire cast from its American Repertory Theater production in Cambridge, MA. They include Matthew James Thomas as Pippin, Tony and Olivier Award nominee Patina Miller as Leading Player, Tony Award nominee Terrence Mann as Charles, Tony Award nominee Charlotte d’Amboise as Fastrada, Rachel Bay Jones as Catherine and Tony Award winner Andrea Martin as Berthe. […]

Patina Miller may step into Ben Vereen’s Shoes for workshop of ‘Pippin’

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According to The New York Times, Tony Award nominated actor Patina Miller is expected to participate in the American Repertory Theater’s developmental workshop of the 1972 musical “Pippin” this summer in advance of the December production, though no contracts have been signed. Miller would perform as the Leading Player, which is the head […]

Diane Paulus’s ‘Pippin’ May Head to Broadway

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Diane Paulus, director of the Tony Award winning revival The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess has another project n the works. According to the New York Times, producers Barry and Fran Weissler are considering signing on as backers of Paulus’s revival of the 1972 musical Pippin. Pippin is schedule to begin its run this […]