Broadway's Hit Musical
Book by ROGER O. HIRSON
Music & Lyrics by STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
July 5 - July 28
Thu - Sat 8pm, Sundays at 4pm
Additional performance Wed July 24 8pm
The Tony Award winning Pippin Best Broadway Musical and Best Broadway revival,
with music by Grammy and Oscar winning Stephen Schwartz - is the story of a young prince and heir to the throne, who is searching for his own “corner of the sky” as told by a traveling troupe of actors led by the cunning and charming Leading Player. After he returns from college, Pippin searches for a fulfilling purpose in life. The Leading Player encourages Pippin to experiment: dabble in battles, go for licentious and sexual entanglements, and try out savvy political maneuvers (disposing of his father King Charlemagne the Great. Despite his adventures, Pippin discovers that finding one’s life significance is really way more complicated than he thought. In the end, Pippin finds that happiness lies not in extraordinary endeavors, but rather in the unextraordinary moments that happen every day.
See our talented professional actors, musicians and creative team bring this magical story right to your seats! Performed in the round making this production of PIPPIN a truely unique and intimate theatrical experience.
STONC. The Summer Theatre of New Canaan is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit professional regional theatre company.