‘Pippin’ opens in Dayton


Staff report



DAYTON — The Victoria Theatre Association has opened its 2015-2016 Premier Health Broadway Series with a one-week engagement, through Sunday, Oct. 11, of “Pippin” at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center in downtown Dayton.

Tickets, $25 and up, are available at 888-228-3630 and online at www.ticketcenterstage.com.

“Pippin” is back for the first time since it thrilled audiences 40 years ago. With a score by Tony nominee Stephen Schwartz, “Pippin” tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. This captivating new production is directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus. It features choreography by Tony Award nominee Chet Walker in the style of Bob Fosse and circus creation of acrobatics by Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company, 7 Fingers.

“Pippin” is noted for many Broadway standard songs, including “Corner of the Sky,” “Magic To Do,” “Glory,” “No Time at All,” “Morning Glow” and “Love Song.”

The production won four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, four Drama Desk Awards, seven Outer Critic Circle Awards and the Drama League Award.

Staff report

This article was submitted by the Victoria Theatre Association.

This article was submitted by the Victoria Theatre Association.