Pippin Will Welcome 75 Senior Citizens to Their First Broadway Musical

News   Pippin Will Welcome 75 Senior Citizens to Their First Broadway Musical The Tony Award-winning revival of Pippin, The Broadway League and Art of Men will bring 75 New York City seniors from Union Settlement to Pippin Oct. 19 to experience their first Broadway musical.

Following the show, cast members from Pippin will host a talkback with the seniors.

The Art of Men's goal is to "honor and respect the lives of our seniors and provide them with moments and events they can enjoy and cherish." Visit ArtOfMen.org.

With a book by Roger O. Hirson and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Pippin features direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus, choreography by Tony Award nominee Chet Walker in the style of Bob Fosse and circus creation by Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (7 Fingers).

The current Broadway cast features Kyle Dean Massey as Pippin, Carly Hughes as Leading Player, Tony Award nominee John Dossett as Charles, Tony Award nominee Charlotte d'Amboise as Fastrada, Lucie Arnaz as Berthe and Rachel Bay Jones as Catherine with Mike Schwitter, Eli Tokash, Ashton Woerz, Mackenzie Bell, Colin Cunliffe, Ariana DeBose, Andrew Fitch, Orion Griffiths, Lauren Joy Herley, Naël Jammal, Nicolas Jelmoni, Sam Lips, Richard Maguire, Brad Musgrove, Charlotte O'Sullivan, Adam Roberts, Masha Terentieva, Kristen Beth Williams and Lara Seibert Young.

As previously announced, NBC's "The Voice" winner Josh Kaufman will join the show in the title role Nov. 4-Jan. 4, 2015. Pippin, according to press notes, "tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory?"

Visit PippinTheMusical.com.

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