Annie Potts Stars in the Critically-Acclaimed AfterMath at Matrix Theatre
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After dazzling audiences in New York and Boston -- and winning the 2013 Tony Award for Best Musical revival -- this exciting new staging of Pippin comes to the Pantages. This updated version of the Broadway classic infuses the production with amazing acrobatics and wondrous magical feats, along with the music and lyrics of Stephen Schwartz, award-winning composer of Wicked and Godspell. With classic songs "Corner of the Sky," "No Time at All," "Magic to Do" and "Extraordinary," and recreated versions of Bob Fosse's original choreography, this sexy and sophisticated version of Pippin tells the story of the son of Charlemagne, leader of the Holy Roman Empire, who goes on a death-defying journey to find meaning in life. He encounters love, sex, war and politics, and must ultimately choose between a life that's ordinary or a flash of singular glory. Learn More
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Featured review from Beloizeau
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Truly loved it! Annie is stellar. The mannerisms, the accent, the drama. She inhabits the character. She made us laugh and wax nostalgic and think. Supporting cast of "the children" and "the handyman" were equally up to the task. We (four friends and I) rate this as a truly amazing experience that we were privileged to enjoy together. And special "props" to the set designer ... Every last detail of tha Queens kitchen and bedroom set was real and resonated. We'd see it again in a hearbeat ... And maybe will. Don't miss it.
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I echo all the postive comments about the fine acting + well-written script. However, we were ill-repared for so much shouting + sc reaming, we nearly left. Yes, there were some funny lines but this is not a comedy. Just be prepared for an...continued
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“Shoenman’s play is powered by an emotional authenticity both funny and wrenching… At the end of this fast-moving 80 minutes, you’ll feel you’ve been through all the stages of grief. And emerge, moved, on the side of life.” —Los Angeles Times (Critic’s Choice)
Goldstar members loved AfterMath in its premiere at the Odyssey Theatre. Read their reviews here.
Written by Elliot Shoenman
Directed by Mark L. Taylor
A guest production at the Matrix Theatre.