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Pippin   

 
Imperial Theatre , (10/23/1972 - 3/13/1977)
Minskoff Theatre , (3/15/1977 - 6/12/1977)
First Preview:Oct 18, 1972 Total Previews:5
Opening Date:Oct 23, 1972   
Closing Date:Jun 12, 1977 Total Performances:1944

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: 780 A.D. and thereabouts. The Holy Roman Empire and thereabouts.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Executive Directors: Irving Goldman, Bernard B. Jacobs, Gerald Schoenfeld)
Produced by Stuart Ostrow
Book by Roger O. Hirson; (Uncredited) Book by Bob Fosse; Music by Stephen Schwartz; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz; Musical Director: Stanley Lebowsky; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns; Dance arrangements by John Berkman
Directed by Bob Fosse; Choreographed by Bob Fosse
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Sound Design by Abe Jacob; Hair Design by Ernest Adler
General Manager: Joseph Harris and Ira Bernstein
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Lola Shumlin and Paul Phillips
Music published by Belwin Mills Publishing Corporation; Music Contractor: Mel Rodnon; Music Preparation Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus and Al Miller; Keyboards: Edward Strauss and Michael Alterman; Woodwinds: Daniel Trimboli, Seymour Press, Sampson Giat and John Campo; Brass: Irving Berger, Eddie Bert, Kenny Rupp, Tony Salvatori, Arthur Goldstein and Doug Norris; Strings: Marvin Morgenstern, Fred Manzella, Al Fishman, Maurice Bialkin and Ronald Lipscomb; Guitars: Don Thomas, Charles Macey and Michael Fleming; Percussion: Maurice Mark, Stanley Koor and Bernie Karl; Harp: Nancy Brennand
General Press Representative: Solters / Sabinson / Roskin Inc.; Press Representative: Cheryl Sue Dolby; Dance Captain: Kathryn Doby; Casting Consultant: Michael Shurtleff; Advertising: Ingram Ash, Jeff Ash and The Blaine Thompson Company; Atwork logo by Tony Walton
Cast
Eric Berry Charles
Jill Clayburgh Catherine
Leland Palmer Fastrada
John Rubinstein Pippin
Irene Ryan Berthe
Ben Vereen Leading Player
Roger A. Bigelow Dance Alternate
Candy Brown Player
Christopher Chadman Lewis
Cheryl Clark Dance Alternate
Kathryn Doby Player
Gene Foote Noble
Roger Hamilton The Head
Field Marshall
Richard Korthaze Beggar
John Mineo Musician
Jennifer Nairn-Smith Player
Shane Nickerson Theo
Ann Reinking Player
Paul Solen Peasant
Pamela Sousa Player
Standbys: Northern J. Calloway (Leading Player), Lucie Lancaster (Berthe), Will McMillan (Theo) and Walter Willison (Pippin)
Understudies: Candy Brown (Fastrada), Gene Foote (Leading Player), Roger Hamilton (Charles) and Ann Reinking (Catherine)
Tony Award®
 1973 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Stuart Ostrow
 1973 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Roger O. Hirson
 1973 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
winner 1973 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
Ben Vereen
 1973 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Leland Palmer
 1973 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Irene Ryan
winner 1973 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Tony Walton
 1973 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Patricia Zipprodt
winner 1973 Best Lighting Design [winner]
Jules Fisher
winner 1973 Best Choreography [winner]
Bob Fosse
winner 1973 Best Direction of a Musical [winner]
Bob Fosse
Theatre World
nominee 1973 Award [recipient]
John Rubinstein
Drama Desk Award
winner 1973 Outstanding Choreography [winner]
Bob Fosse
winner 1973 Outstanding Costume Design [winner]
Patricia Zipprodt
winner 1973 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by Tony Walton
winner 1973 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: Ben Vereen
winner 1973 Outstanding Director [winner]
Directed by Bob Fosse
Magic to Do Leading Player and Players
Corner of the Sky Pippin
Welcome Home Charles and Pippin
War Is a Science Charles and Pippin
Glory Leading Player
Simple Joys Leading Player
No Time at All Berthe and The Boys
With You Pippin and The Girls
Spread a Little Sunshine Fastrada
Morning Glow Pippin
On the Right Track Leading Player and Pippin
Kind of Woman Catherine and The Girls
Extraordinary Pippin
Love Song Pippin and Catherine
Finale The Players