Pippin Minneapolis Tickets
Pippin the musical made its first appearance on Broadway in 1972. It ran for five years and completed more than nineteen hundred performances before being closed. In 2013 Pippin was brought to the stage again, directed by Diane Paulus. It won four Tony Awards and an equal number of Drama Desk Awards. The music has been composed by Stephen Schwartz, who is credited for creating the music of ‘Wicked’ as well. Based on the book by Roger O. Hirson, the play with its creativity and catchy tunes will capture the audience’s attention. The popular reception of the play has prompted plans for a film adaptation.Get Pippin Minneapolis tickets and watch the entertaining musical.
Pippin is a lively play which gives the audience food for thought. It is set in the time when kings met nobles and courtiers looked after their needs.However, the play is not focused on the king; it is based on his son Pippin, a young ambitious person who wants to explore the meaning of life. The song "Corner of the Sky"echoes Pippin’s need to find the significance of his existence. A mystical entity, named the Leading Player, plays an important role in the story.The Leading Player takes Pippin through a series of experiences which show the young prince’s naïve view of the world.
In the play, John Rubinstein plays the role of King Charles. Rubinstein made his Broadway debut four decades ago playing the role of Pippin. Now, sixty seven years old, he plays the role of Pippin’s father. Sasha Allen, the finalist of the TV show ‘The Voice’, plays the role of the Leading Player. Allen’s strong vocals and expressive voice sets the tone for the musical with the opening song, ‘Magic to Do’. As the play progresses, the troupe accompanying the Leading Player, raise the tempo with their acrobatics. The colorful performers fly through the air, swing on trapezes and fill the play with energy.
Various performers keep on appearing throughout the play, making Pippin a delight to watch. Get Pippin Minneapolis tickets and watch the performance at the Orpheum Theatre. Minneapolis, the largest city in Minnesota is nicknamed the ‘City of Lakes’. Here you can enjoy many scenic spots and a thriving arts & theatre industry.