Dartmouth Department of Theater


November 04 - 13, 2022

This event occurred as part of the 22/23 Theater Department season. This is an archived view.

Dartmouth students give the iconic musical a surrealist twist.

22/23 Theater Department

Book by Roger O. Hirson
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Originally produced on the Broadway Stage by Stuart Ostrow
Originally directed on the Broadway stage by Bob Fosse
2013 Broadway revival directed by Diane Paulus
Theo ending originally conceived in 1998 by Mitch Sebastian

Originally debuting on Broadway in 1972, the Tony Award-winning pop musical follows Pippin, the heir to the throne of King Charlemagne, as he strives to find a place to belong by experimenting with art, war, religion, power, love and revolution. Led by guest director Shirley Jo Finney, Dartmouth students give the play a surrealist twist as Pippin grapples with contemporary questions and doubts to ultimately find his truth.

Shirley Jo Finney, director
Kevin David Thomas, musical director
Keith Coughlin, choreographer
Sasha Schwartz, scenic designer
Laurie Churba, costume designer
Dan Kotlowitz, lighting designer
Ben Scheff, sound designer
Veronica Burt, intimacy director

Presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials also supplied by MTI.

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