Pippin, the Musical

August 17- September 23, 2017

This is Pippin like you’ve never seen it before in a dazzling new production based on the revival. The show incorporates sassy choreography in the style of Bob Fosse and exciting circus acrobatics. The big top set and high-flying acrobats add to the spectacle, along with the knife throwing, hula hooping and gravity-defying balancing acts. The magical score from Oscar and Grammy-winning songwriter Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked), which includes such hits as Magic to Do, Corner of the Sky, Morning Glow and No Time at All, brings the enchanted story of Pippin to life in this tale of King Charlemagne’s son’s search for passion, adventure and the meaning of life.

 

AGE APPROPRIATENESS:
Recommended for ages 13 and up

RUNNING TIME:
2 hours and 15 minutes

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August 17- September 23, 2017

This is Pippin like you’ve never seen it before in a dazzling new production based on the revival. The show incorporates sassy choreography in the style of Bob Fosse and exciting circus acrobatics. The big top set and high-flying acrobats add to the spectacle, along with the knife throwing, hula hooping and gravity-defying balancing acts. The magical score from Oscar and Grammy-winning songwriter Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked), which includes such hits as Magic to Do, Corner of the Sky, Morning Glow and No Time at All, brings the enchanted story of Pippin to life in this tale of King Charlemagne’s son’s search for passion, adventure and the meaning of life.

 

AGE APPROPRIATENESS:
Recommended for ages 13 and up

RUNNING TIME:
2 hours and 15 minutes

Demi Marie Ahlert

DEMI MARIE AHLERT (Fastrada) is beyond excited to be joining the cast of Pippin! She is originally from Orlando, FL, and is a recent graduate from Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts with a BFA in Musical Theatre. She would like to thank the creative team, and her friends and family for all their love and support!

Emilia Brown

EMILIA BROWN (Berthe/Catherine Understudy) performed with Royal Caribbean as a singer and dancer. With Prather Entertainment, Emilia performed in Cats, Les Miserables, The Music Man and Anything Goes. She has also performed voice overs for Disney and performed at various theatres in The Wizard of Oz, Hair and Jesus Christ Superstar. Emilia has 12 years of team gym experience and has competed on a national level in Sweden. She is also a trainer and choreographer for gymnastic teams.

Erica Lee Cianciulli

ERICA LEE CIANCIULLI (Fastrada/Leading Player Understudy) is thrilled to be making her national tour debut! Originally from Harleysville, PA, Erica attended Point Park University for musical theatre prior to accepting this role. Thank you to family, friends, and mentors for all of their love and support.

Alysia Marie Colon

ALYSIA MARIE COLON (Player) started her career as a young dancer in Portland, Oregon. Her passion for performing took her to train in Quebec at École Nationale de Cirque and École de Cirque de Québec. She is now excited to join the cast of Pippin.

Eliana Dunlap

ELIANA DUNLAP (Player) A native of Belmont, MA, Eliana graduated from the New England Center for Circus Acts (2012) and the Ecolé de Cirque de Québec (2016).

Seth Erdley

SETH ERDLEY (Theo) recently performed as Jack in Into the Woods Jr. Previously, he performed as Jeremy Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and as Zach Mooneyham in School of Rock at the Belmont Theatre. He is a seventh grader at Northeastern Middle School. Seth enjoys playing guitar, golf and baseball. (Philippians 4:13)

Sam Ferlo

SAM FERLO (Player) has been performing circus for fifteen years. He has toured with Circus Smirkus for five years and went on to perform for midnight circus in Chicago, Gerry Cottles Circus in London, and Cirque US from New England. His disciplines include juggling, hand balancing, acro, clowning and hand to hand.

Rachael Britton Hart

RACHAEL BRITTON HART (Catherine Understudy) PEG: West Side Story (Velma), A Christmas Story, Mary Poppins, and Yeston and Kopit’s Phantom (Belladova). Concert dance: Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers. Temple University (BFA Dance). Love always to my extraordinary family! rachaelbrittonhart.com

Joel Herzfeld

JOEL HERZFELD (Player) is a handbalancer, cyr artist, and licensed English teacher. He has performed across the world, but there’s nowhere he’d rather be than here.

Noah Johnson

NOAH JOHNSON (Theo) is a fourteen year old young man that is about to enter the ninth grade at PA Leadership Charter School. You may have seen him recently in Peter Pan as John Darling. He has also performed at American Music Theatre. He is a member at Lititz Church of the Brethren and enjoys entertaining residents at Brethren Village in Lititz, Pennsylvania.

Collin Khamphouy

COLLIN KHAMPHOUY (Lewis) a native of Madison, Wisconsin, Collin trained as a dancer at Point Park University. Regional: Gypsy (LA/dance captain), The Sound of Music (Friedrich). Much love and gratitude to my mama, dada, and MB!

Svetlana Khoruzhina

SVETLANA KHORUZHINA (Player/Fastrada Understudy) Moscow native. She has performed and choreographed in Russia, France and the USA. The School of Jacob’s Pillow alumna. She is thrilled to be a part of this astonishing production and grateful to her beautiful family– Natalia, Alexander, Anna, and Dmitry. @svetlanakhoruzhina

Mason Derreck Lewis

MASON DERRECK LEWIS (Pippin) is thrilled to be making his national tour debut with this magical cast and crew! Originally from Marietta, GA, Mason is a graduate of Point Park University. @masondlewis

Camden Loeser

CAMDEN LOESER (Player/Pippin & Lewis Understudy/Dance Captain) is ecstatic to be with this magical production. Thanks: family, friends, the cast/crew, my NYU family, EAC, and my Dad for always inspiring me.

Mara Lucas

MARA LUCAS (Leading Player) is excited to be joining Pippin! She was most recently seen here performing in Peter Pan! She is a graduate of Elon University’s Music Theatre program. She would like to thank her parents, her friends, Mya, Allen, Rob, and Ramses for their love and support. Enjoy the show!

Andre Malcolm

ANDRE MALCOLM (Player/Charles Understudy) is a New York based actor born in Brooklyn. He is an alumna from The American Musical and Dramatic Academy where he majored in dance theatre. Andre has performed all over NYC and worked with notable theatre choreographers such as Luis Salgado, Karla Garcia, and Jennifer Jancuska. His favorite theatre credit was In The Heights. He’s thankful to God, his parents, friends, and family and is looking forward to what the future holds.

Jerod Deane McCurry

JEROD DEANE McCURRY (Player) is a Reno, Nevada native. He completed his artistic training at N.E.C.C.A. in Brattleboro, Vermont. This is his first touring contract.

Marina Mendoza

MARINA MENDOZA (Player/Circus Captain) is thrilled to join Pippin! Credits: Acrosanct, Gamma Phi Circus, Pop Circus Japan. Thank you to Master Lu Yi, Travis, family, friends and the Painted Turtle (seriousfunnetwork.org). stevenandmarina.com

Jenni Poole

JENNI POOLE (Swing) is a Seattle, WA. native who is thrilled to be joining the cast of Pippin! Jacobs Pillow alumna. She is so grateful for her family and friends for their love and support. @jennipoole_

Brendon Schaefer

BRENDON SCHAEFER (Charles) 12th PEG production! National Tours: Wedding Singer, All Shook Up. Regional: Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2 (Shakespeare Theatre Company), 2015-2016 aboard Norwegian Cruise Line Getaway as host of the Illusionarium.

Savannah Sprinkle

SAVANNAH SPRINKLE (Catherine) is thrilled to tackle her first national tour playing Catherine in this production of Pippin! She is a proud graduate of Elon University (2015). www.savannah-sprinkle.com

Imani Pearl Williams

IMANI PEARL WILLIAMS (Player/Leading Player Understudy) is blessed to be rejoining this cast of Pippin! Some past credits: Rusty in Footloose and Lorraine in All Shook Up. She thanks God for guidance and everyone for their support and love! @imonster18

Cam Zweir

CAM ZWEIR (Player) is excited to begin his performing career with Pippin! He’s a former gymnast and has toured with Circus Smirkus for the last three summers.