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PIPPIN at the Pantages Theatre

Pippin

Photo by Terry Shapiro

Bob Verini -   Arts In LA

Diane Paulus’ circus-themed Pippin revival is every bit as good as you’ve heard, and then some. It invests the famously thin libretto (crafted by Roger O. Hirson in 1972) with so much conviction, and so bathes it in an overlay of gorgeous lighting (many thanks, Kenneth Posner), acrobatics, juggling, and gymnastics, that it actually sustains the illusion, over two and a half hours, that something meaningful is going on. This is no small feat. Read more…

Now running through November 9.

 

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