It has been announced that Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical Pippin will transfer to Southwark Playhouse in spring 2018. The score includes classics like "Magic to Do" and "Corner of the Sky" and has been composed by Grammy and Academy Award recipient Stephen Schwartz, well-known for devising the music for Wicked. Pippin was originally directed by Bob Fosse and recently completed a successful Broadway revival.
Featuring a stunning score including classics Magic to Do and Corner of the Sky, Pippin was originally directed by the great Bob Fosse and recently completed a hugely successful Broadway revival. This new production spreads a darkness over the innocent tale of the exciting life and adventures of young Prince Pippin, told by a mysterious troupe of Victorian Vaudeville players who promise the audience ‘a finale you will remember for the rest of your lives…’
Vaudeville, magic, comedy, romance – life is an adventure and Pippin has it all. A soul-searching exploration of one man’s journey to find himself, his place and purpose in life, Pippin is a musical about an ordinary man on an extraordinary journey.