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Theater Wit
1229 West Belmont Chicago, IL 60657
773-975-8150
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 48 members
Review from Maura Junius
51 events 10 reviews

My friends and I enjoyed this lively and well-performed production of Pippin. The theater has great acoustics with were utilized to their fullest by the talented cast. The choreography and dancing was intelligent and well-executed. Well worth...continued

reviewed Oct 14 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Kristin Murphy
29 events 15 reviews

The acting was very good, but the second half of the story dragged a bit. I was sitting near the back and had trouble hearing the narrator in his introduction, but the volume was better for the rest of the show. I also had some trouble seeing...continued

reviewed Oct 16 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
7 events 2 reviews

Surprisingly very well done performance. Great music, professional dancing, and realistic acting. LOVED it!

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Quotes & Highlights

The original Broadway production of _Pippin _ran for more than four years and 1,944 performances, earning 11 Tony nominations.

Description

What does it mean to live an extraordinary life? This is the question that drives Pippin through the adventures of war, sex, politics and love – all the while guided by the malicious hand of the Leading Player. While the Players strive to steer Pippin towards the perfect, theatrically tragic end of his story, Pippin begins to discover what it truly means to be extraordinary in our world.

Full of dance, passion, and Schwartz’s iconic music, _Pippin _is the ultimate theatrical experience that will leave audiences debating what boundaries are crossed for love.

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