Tony Nominee Diane Paulus Will Stage Revival of Pippin at A.R.T.

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Tony Award-nominated Hair and Porgy and Bess director Diane Paulus will stage a new production of Stephen Schwartz's Tony Award-nominated musical Pippin at the American Repertory Theater this December.

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Paulus serves as artistic director of A.R.T., where she also premiered a revised production of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess prior to its Broadway transfer. Her collaborator on Pippin will be choreographer Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (7 Fingers).

Snider is also the co-director/choreographer of the Off-Broadway cirque spectacle Traces.

Tony Award-winning director-choreogerapher Bob Fosse put his indelible mark on the original 1972 Broadway production of Pippin, which ran for over 1,900 performances.

Pippin has a score by Academy Award winner and Tony nominee Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, "The Prince of Egypt") and a book by Tony nominee Roger O. Hirson.

Dates of production and casting will be announced at a later date.

Pippin features such songs as "Corner of the Sky," "Magic To Do," "With You," "Glory," "No Time at All," Morning Glow" and "Love Song."

Select single tickets for Pippin will go on sale May 1. Visit AmericanRepertoryTheater. A.R.T. is located at 64 Brattle Street in Cambridge, MA.

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