Final extension for Pippin


London theatre news: Wednesday 30 September 2020


London Fringe - Musicals - Shows

Critically acclaimed 'Pippin' gets a final week's extension at London's new outdoor theatre venue, The Garden Theatre.
Montage of photos for Pippin at the Garden Theatre

Image courtesy Lambco Productions


Lambco Productions have announced a third, and final extension for their 6-player version of Pippin at The Garden Theatre.


The show, which has garnered 4 Off West End Award nominations, has already had two extensions to its run thanks to huge public demand and now adds further dates to take its closing up to Saturday 17 October.


The show's award nominations are for: Best Musical Production (Steven Dexter), Best Ensemble, Choreography (Nick Winston) and Musical Director (MIchael Bradley).


Producer Peter Bull said ...


"Lyn Gardner asked in her review of 'Pippin' 'what kind of mad optimist and dreamer opens a theatre venue during a pandemic?'.


Well, we did and the success of The Garden Theatre has exceeded all our expectations.


We have now installed outdoor heating and a new sound system and created 3 dressing rooms within the venue as we prepare to announce a slew of productions taking us into 2021."


Eagle owner Mark Oakley said ...


"Wow! 4 Offie nominations and the OneOFF award - I am absolutely chuffed for our theatre production company and all involved who have created something totally unique and a lifeline to my business.


If The Garden Theatre had not happened The Eagle would not have survived.


But as we celebrated this incredible new attraction for all to enjoy, we received the bitter 10pm curfew blow.


However, the show will go on..."


The Garden Theatre is also kicking-off its new Eagle Lates series with the international hit musical revue Naked Boys Singing! which runs until 11 October.


Show listing information


Synopsis


'Pippin' features an infectiously unforgettable score, including 'Magic to Do' and 'Corner of the Sky', from four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theatre giant Stephen Schwartz, who has given his blessing to perform the show for the first time ever with an ensemble cast of six.

Cast


Ryan Anderson (Pippin)

Tsemaye Bob-Egbe (Leading Player)

Tanisha-Mae Brown (Catherine)

Joanne Clifton (Fastrada/Bertha)

Harry Francis (Lewis/Theo)

Dan Krikler (Charles)


Creatives


Author: Roger O. Hirson (book)
Composer: Stephen Schwartz
Lyricist: Stephen Schwartz
Director: Steven Dexter
Designer:  David Shields
Musical direction: Michael Bradley
Choreography: Nick Winston
Production: Peter Bull for Lambco Productions

Venue


The Garden Theatre
Eagle
London
SE11 5QY


Dates


From: Tuesday 8 September 2020

Closed: Saturday 17 October 2020

Tickets


Standard: £16.00 + bkng fee


Links


Show website
ActDrop full listing for Pippin

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