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Flips, Tricks, and Magic.... But no storyline??

                Currently showing at the Orpheum Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota is Pippin the musical. Pippin is the story of a man named Pippin that is trying to find…

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Added by Ryan Lenard on February 20, 2015 at 12:48am — 2 Comments

Come and waste an hour or two!





Join us! Come to the Orpheum now until February 22nd to experience Pippin, the magical circus revival of the famous Stephen Schwartz musical that asks the age old question, “what am I supposed to do with my life?” In the show, we follow Pippin (Sam Lips) on his journey of self-discovery, as he searches to be something more than just ordinary. I walked into the theatre with high expectations, but little did…

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Added by Maya Richardson on February 20, 2015 at 12:29am — 2 Comments

Pippin: Extraordinarily

Only once in a while do I come across a show that compels me to keep my eyes glued to the stage the entire time. The touring production of Pippin, currently playing at the Orpheum Theatre was that show for me. Director Diane Paulus did a phenomenal job telling the story of Pippin (Sam Lips), a prince and the son of Charlemagne, as he embarks on a journey to find fulfillment in his life with the help of numerous circus performers, namely the Leading Player (Sasha…

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Added by Fiona Hannan on February 20, 2015 at 12:22am — 2 Comments

Pippin is Extraordinary

Jenna Fischer

Pippin

Pippin is playing at the Orpheum Theater through February 22 and there is no way you can miss this stunning show. It is by far my favorite of the season so far. On Broadway, Pippin won four Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and Best. Pippin tells the story of a young man - Pippin who is finding it hard to find his passion in life, trying everything from school to war to love. On his both meaningful and humorous journey we meet his father…

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Added by Jenna Fischer on February 20, 2015 at 12:22am — 1 Comment

FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT PLEASURE

If you are looking for a show with spectacular acrobats, beautiful costumes, bold heroes and dignified leading ladies then by all means come and see Pippin!. Pippin! opened Tuesday 17th on the Orpheum stage and will run until February 22nd. I urge you to see this show. It has won four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival. This show masters Bob Fosse choreography with a comedic spin. Jazz hands are a direct representation of Bob Fosse’s choreography which is seen through the sexy… Continue

Added by Anna Young on February 19, 2015 at 11:40pm — 1 Comment

Seeking Extraodinary

Seeking Extraordinary

Pippin

Maxwell Singer

The show starts with the announcement that they’re going to have a show. It comes as no surprise when they continue onstage for the next two acts, having a show. Pippin is the concurrent narrative of Pippin, a mostly fictionalized prince seeking fulfillment in addition to an occasionally unpolished troupe putting on the show of a…

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Added by Maxwell Singer on February 19, 2015 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

Pippin shows us the world!

              When The Leading Player’s shadow filled the curtain that separated the audience from the magic that we were about to witness, my only thought was “this is going to be good”. It’s such an insignificant thing, and yet it can say so much about where the show will take you.               

              The curtains were snatched away and the overwhelming sight of contortion and color was revealed like a jump in…

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Added by Lexi Torrez on February 19, 2015 at 11:18pm — 1 Comment

Peregrin Took*

                “What just happened?” was the thought that first crossed my mind when Pippin concluded. Easily one of the most complex and confusing shows I have ever seen, Pippin truly left me wondering what was going on when the lights went down for the last time. Complex and confusing are not inherently bad traits, however, and Pippin was a very enjoyable, and very stunning show. The show follows the story of Pippin, son of Charlemagne, as he searches for true happiness. This story is…

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Added by Matthew Maxam on February 19, 2015 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Pippin is Stunning!

If you’re looking for a show with talent, lots of pizazz, and an unforgettable ending, look no further than Pippin. Playing at the Orpheum Theatre through February 22, this revival production is not one to be missed. The show follows a young man named Pippin who is the son of the emperor of the Roman Empire, Charlemagne. After finishing his education, Pippin goes on a quest to find fulfilment in his life. Done in Brechtian style, the show is run by a Lead Player who frequently acknowledges the… Continue

Added by Annika Peterson on February 19, 2015 at 10:28pm — 1 Comment

Pippin's Got Magic to Do!

Pippin is the full package -- beautiful set, atmospheric lighting, glitzy costumes, hypnotic music and--the cherry on top--insanely entertaining circus acts.The show revolves around a fresh out of college Pippin, a prince who dreams of finding something he was born to do and be extraordinary at, all while dealing with his aggravated father and greedy stepmother. Full of humor and sexual innuendos, Pippin’s story intertwines with circus acts, all orchestrated by the Lead…

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Added by Delia Grimes on February 19, 2015 at 10:20pm — 2 Comments

Pippin: One of Broadway's Simple Joys

    How do you make a musical from the 70’s popular in todays day and age? Add some circus flair, fishnets, and a metric ton of talent, and you have how Pippin has made its Tony award winning comeback. Set as an on stage circus performance is the whimsical story of Pippin, the son of Holy Roman Empire Charlemagne, who doesn't seem to fit in with his high flying brethren. Fresh out of school, Pippin decides to go out…

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Added by Emma Carlson on February 19, 2015 at 10:18pm — 1 Comment

You'll Fall In love with Pippin in "No time at all"

The curtain behind the amazing Leading Player (Sarah Allen) dropped revealing a circus and my jaw dropped. People getting thrown in air and being caught, someone balancing on a ball, and people hanging from silks. It was truly a sight to see. I immediately fell in love in Pippin. The show is about a prince named Pippin (Sam Lips) who is trying to find something that means something to him as we hear in his song "Corner of the Sky." With help from Leading Player and the other players, Pippin… Continue

Added by Maddie on February 19, 2015 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Join Us... At Pippin

From the moment that the show opened with a silhouette of Leading Player to the final curtain, I was captivated by the journey of Pippin. Pippin the musical was first produced in 1972 and revived in 2013, when it won the Tony for Best Revival of a Musical.  The show tells the story of Pippin, a prince who is searching for his “corner of the sky” or the place where he fills fulfilled, and is circus-inspired which allows for truly jaw-dropping acrobatic…

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Added by Anne Boatman on February 19, 2015 at 9:16pm — 1 Comment

Pippin - A Cornerstone of the Sky

 Pippin is the circus revival of the famous musical that follows Pippin’s journey through medieval Europe to true happiness and to find his purpose in life.  It is playing at the Orpheum Theater in Minneapolis from February 17th until February 22nd.  This beautiful musical will dazzle and amaze you just like it did me.

 I entered the theater with very high expectations.  I have been hearing nothing but great things about this show and how…

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Added by Alex King on February 19, 2015 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Extraordinary Show

Trying to refrain from the cliche, “simply magical” is hard to do when describing Pippin at the Orpheum Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This show forces you to be on the front of your seat (another cliche) the whole time when listening to the insanely talented cast tell you the story of Pippin. This show takes place during the crusades and links characters influence a prince named Pippin into living an extraordinary life. At first you wonder if it’s just going to be a history lesson…

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Added by Jack Bonko on February 19, 2015 at 7:48pm — 1 Comment

Pippin Finds his Corner of the Sky

     Pippin is an astonishing, magical, gravity-defying, big top musical.  With acrobatics, dancing, and even a dog- this show is for everyone. 

     Pippin…

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Added by Jolie Olson on February 19, 2015 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Pippin Brings Magic Shows and Miracles to the Orpheum

Grace Peterson

Pippin

Pippin Brings Magic Shows and Miracles to the Orpheum

            As the lights go down on the…

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Added by Grace Peterson on February 19, 2015 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Glory to Pippin!

                Bursting with color and joy, the cast of the national tour of Pippin took the stage at the Orpheum Theatre this past Tuesday.  The story follows a young man in his journey through life to find meaning; running into some bumps and bruises along the way to self-discovery. With returning members from the original and Broadway revival of the show, the sheer amount of talent in the cast is inconceivable. From the moment the curtain drops at the beginning of the show,…

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Added by Contessa Boorman on February 19, 2015 at 3:45pm — 3 Comments

Pippin? I'm in Too!

Naveh Shavit-Lonstein

Pippin

Pippin? I’m in Too!

How did they do that?

From Broadway originals to gravity defying acrobat tricks, to an award winning score, Pippin showed off so many different talents. No wonder they got the 2013 Tony award for best…

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Added by Naveh Shavit-Lonstein on February 18, 2015 at 11:16pm — 3 Comments

The Magic of Pippin

For a show with such a short name, Pippin, running through February 22nd at the Orpheum, is astonishingly packed with a mishmash of acrobatics, magic and glorious music. The powerful journey of a young man searching for his life’s meaning is exhibited beautifully through stunning choreography and outstanding vocals, incredible acrobatics and the power to draw an audience in and hold them close, sharing the mystique and glory of Pippin.

The show opened brilliantly, with…

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Added by Sonya Yermishkin on February 18, 2015 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

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