First Performance 29/04/2024
Closing 30/04/2024
Running Time 2h20, inc. interval

There’s magic to do in the 50th anniversary concert production of Pippin at London’s iconic Theatre Royal Drury Lane starring Tony Award-winning Broadway star of Shucked, Grammy nominated Alex Newell and featuring London Musical Theatre Orchestra and a 50-strong choir.

With an infectiously unforgettable score from four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theatre giant, Stephen Schwartz, including the classic songs Corner of the Sky and Magic to Do, Pippin is a soul-searching exploration of one man’s journey to find himself, his place and purpose in life.

Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfilment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power (after disposing of his father, King Charlemagne the Great). In the end, though, Pippin finds that happiness lies not in extraordinary endeavours, but rather in the unextraordinary moments that happen every day.

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