PIPPIN is coming to the Reagle Music Theater in Greater Boston in August
Rachel Bertone, artistic director of the Reagle Music Theater in Greater Boston, announced the casting of Pippin, the 2nd and final production of the company’s summer 2022 season. Presenting August 5-13, 2022 at the Robinson Theater, 617 Lexington St. Waltham, MA, 02452, Pippin tells the story of a young prince struggling to decide whether to pursue a peaceful life or “do magic” with the troupe. dazzling array of performers who help tell its story. Pippin will feature a diverse cast of actors including Elliot Norton Award winner Davron Monroe (2019, Breath & Imagination) as the enigmatic “Leading Player”.
Reagle will present Pippin August 5-13, 2022. Directed and choreographed by award-winning artistic director Rachel Bertone (Cabaret, In the Heights, Carousel), with musical direction by Dan Rodriguez (The Last Five Years, Little Shop of Horrors, Granny) . Tickets can be purchased at www.reaglemusictheatre.org, by calling 781-891-5600 or at the theater box office. Recommended for ages 13 and up.
A mysterious performance troupe – led by the main player – tells the story of Pippin, a young prince in search of passion, adventure and meaning. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power. Ultimately, however, Pippin discovers that happiness lies not in extraordinary efforts, but rather in the non-extraordinary moments that happen every day. The score (by Stephen Schwartz of Wicked and Godspell) includes “Magic to Do”, “Corner of the Sky”, “Simple Joys”, and “No Time at All”. Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Roger O. Hirson. Presented by special arrangement with Music Theater International (MTI).
Schedule of performances: Friday, August 5 – 7:30 p.m.; Saturday August 6 – 7.30 p.m.; Sunday August 7 – 2 p.m.; Wednesday August 10 – 2 p.m.; Thursday August 11 – 7:30 p.m.; Friday August 12 – 2 p.m.; Saturday August 13 – 7:30 p.m.
The cast includes: Kenny Lee as Pepin; Davron Monroe* as main player; Damon Singletary* as Charles; Katie Anne Clark as Fastrada; Kathy St. George* as Berthe; Punyanuch (Mind) Pornsakulpaisal as Catherine and Joel Douglas* as Lewis. Theo’s role will be announced at a later date. Rounding out the ensemble are Jaden Tai Martinez, Lauryn Withnell, Dierdre Roberts, Brian Pereira, Joy Clark*, Annaliese Wilbur, Micheline Wu, Ezra Noel, Aimée Coleman and Michael Di Leo.
The production team includes: Rachel Bertone, Artistic Director (director and choreographer); Emma Calabrese (General Manager); Dan Rodriguez (music director); Cameron McEachern (Scenic Designer), Frank Meissner Jr (Lighting Design), Chelsea Kerl (Costume Designer), Robby Davis (Sound Design), Lauren Corcuera (Props Supervisor), Emily White (Dramaturge), JT Turner (Fight Choreographer), Sophie Pratt (assistant director), Alyssa Weathersby (assistant choreographer), Mindy Cimini (associate musical director) and Brian Robillard (production manager).
Tickets for Pippin:
Single adult tickets cost between $38 and $68; discounts apply to seniors and youth. To purchase, visit www.reaglemusictheatre.org, call 781-891-5600, or visit the theater box office at 617 Lexington St, Waltham, MA, 02452. Hours of operation are Wednesdays 2-5 p.m.; Friday 11am-2pm; Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Groups over 20 should contact the box office or email [email protected].