London’s Menier revives ‘Pippin’

Mitch Sebastian directs Bob Fosse tuner

“Pippin,” the 1970s Broadway tuner smash with a score by Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked”) and book by Roger O. Hirson, will be revived at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory.

Previews begin Nov. 22 ahead of a Dec. 7 opening.

The original 1,944-performance Broadway run was a signature work of director/choreographer Bob Fosse. The new production will incorporate Fosse’s choreography, but will be directed by Mitch Sebastian, who launched his directorial career with a production of the show in 1997 at the now-defunct off-off West End venue the Bridewell.

Designed by Timothy Bird and lit by U.S. designer Ken Billington, the production is skedded to run until Feb. 25.

Casting has yet to be announced.

More Legit

  • 'Gettin' The Band Back Together' Review:

    Broadway Review: 'Gettin' the Band Back Together'

    “Pippin,” the 1970s Broadway tuner smash with a score by Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked”) and book by Roger O. Hirson, will be revived at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory. Previews begin Nov. 22 ahead of a Dec. 7 opening. The original 1,944-performance Broadway run was a signature work of director/choreographer Bob Fosse. The new production will incorporate […]

  • Leonard Bernstein

    ‘West Side Story’ Was Defining Work for Legendary Composer Leonard Bernstein

    “Pippin,” the 1970s Broadway tuner smash with a score by Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked”) and book by Roger O. Hirson, will be revived at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory. Previews begin Nov. 22 ahead of a Dec. 7 opening. The original 1,944-performance Broadway run was a signature work of director/choreographer Bob Fosse. The new production will incorporate […]

  • 'Be More Chill' Review: Off Broadway

    Off Broadway Review: 'Be More Chill'

    “Pippin,” the 1970s Broadway tuner smash with a score by Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked”) and book by Roger O. Hirson, will be revived at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory. Previews begin Nov. 22 ahead of a Dec. 7 opening. The original 1,944-performance Broadway run was a signature work of director/choreographer Bob Fosse. The new production will incorporate […]

  • Bryan Cranston, winner of Best Actor

    Bryan Cranston Returns to Broadway in 'Network'

    “Pippin,” the 1970s Broadway tuner smash with a score by Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked”) and book by Roger O. Hirson, will be revived at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory. Previews begin Nov. 22 ahead of a Dec. 7 opening. The original 1,944-performance Broadway run was a signature work of director/choreographer Bob Fosse. The new production will incorporate […]

  • No Merchandising. Editorial Use OnlyMandatory Credit:

    How a Vaudeville Star Helped Pave the Way for Trans Representation

    “Pippin,” the 1970s Broadway tuner smash with a score by Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked”) and book by Roger O. Hirson, will be revived at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory. Previews begin Nov. 22 ahead of a Dec. 7 opening. The original 1,944-performance Broadway run was a signature work of director/choreographer Bob Fosse. The new production will incorporate […]

  • Head Over Heels review

    Listen: How 'So You Think You Can Dance' Changed Broadway

    “Pippin,” the 1970s Broadway tuner smash with a score by Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked”) and book by Roger O. Hirson, will be revived at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory. Previews begin Nov. 22 ahead of a Dec. 7 opening. The original 1,944-performance Broadway run was a signature work of director/choreographer Bob Fosse. The new production will incorporate […]

  • Michael C. Hall as Dexter

    Michael C. Hall to Star in 'Thom Pain (based on nothing)'

    “Pippin,” the 1970s Broadway tuner smash with a score by Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked”) and book by Roger O. Hirson, will be revived at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory. Previews begin Nov. 22 ahead of a Dec. 7 opening. The original 1,944-performance Broadway run was a signature work of director/choreographer Bob Fosse. The new production will incorporate […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content