Priscilla Lopez Returns to Broadway's Pippin Tonight | Playbill

News Priscilla Lopez Returns to Broadway's Pippin Tonight Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez, who appeared in the original cast of A Chorus Line and played the role of Fastrada in the 1973 production of Pippin, re-joins the Tony-winning revival of Pippin Nov. 11.

Priscilla Lopez Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Lopez returns to the role of Berthe, having starred in the production this summer. She succeeds Lucie Arnaz, who played her final performance Nov. 9 and has re-joined the U.S. national tour.

Pippin is playing through Jan. 4, 2015, at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street).

Pippin is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus and features choreography by Tony Award nominee Chet Walker in the style of Bob Fosse and circus creation by Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (7 Fingers).

The Broadway cast currently features Josh Kaufman as Pippin, Carly Hughs as the Leading Player, Tony Award nominee Charlotte d'Amboise as Fastrada, John Dossett as Charles and Rachel Bay Jones as Catherine.

Other members of the company include Kristin Allen, Mackenzie Bell, Colin Cunliffe, Andrew Fitch, Lauren Joy Herley, Naël Jammal, Nicolas Jelmoni, Kai Johnson-Peady, Sam Lips, Richard Maguire, Brad Musgrove, Adam Roberts, Mike Schwitter, Masha Terentieva, Eli Tokash, Kristen Beth Williams, Syndee Winters, Ashton Woerz and Lara Seibert Young.

With a book by Roger Hirson and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Pippin features music supervision and arrangements by Nadia DiGiallonardo, orchestrations by Tony Award winner Larry Hochman, scenic design by Tony Award winner Scott Pask, costume design by Tony Award nominee Dominique Lemieux, lighting design by Tony Award winner Kenneth Posner, sound design by Tony Award nominees Jonathan Deans and Garth Helm.

Pippin, according to press notes, "tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory?"


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