Kansas City Repertory Theatre opens its 48th season with the Tony Award-nominated musical Pippin, which features a score by Grammy-winner Stephen Schwartz and book by Roger O. Hirson. The Rep's artistic director Eric Rosen directs the musical, which is currently running through October 7 in Spencer Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production shots below.
Pippin is an extraordinary tale of self discovery in which a young prince searches for meaning and purpose in his life. Along the way, his adventures acquaint him with the unfamiliar worlds of politics, betrayal, war and, eventually, love.
The cast of Pippin includes musical theatre performers from Kansas City and New York, including Claybourne Elder, Katie Gilchrist, Jennie Greenberry, John Hickok, Katie Kalahurka, Gil Perez-Abraham, Jr., Wallace Smith, and Mary Testa.
The Pippin creative team includes: Choreographer Chase Brock, Music Director and Orchestrator Curtis Moore, Set Designer Jack Magaw, Costume Designer Alison Heryer, Lighting Designer: Jason Lyons, and Sound Designer: Zachary Williamson.
Pippin runs September 14 – October 7, 2012, at Spencer Theatre located at 4949 Cherry Street in Kansas City, MO. For ticket and performance information, call the Rep Box Office at 816-235-2700 or visit www.KCRep.org. For group ticket information and sales, please contact Group Sales at 816-235-6122.
Don Ipock for Kansas City Repertory Theatre
John Hickok, Wallace Smith, Mary Testa, Gil Perez-Abraham
Wallace Smith and Claybourne Elder
Mary Testa, Claybourne Elder and Curtis Oberle
John Hickok and Katie Kalahurka