Happy Hour #103 – Think About the Pod, Pippin – ‘Pippin’

In This Episode

Strike up the band and pull back the curtain on Stephen Schwartz’s odyssey musical – ‘Pippin’. This musical gained legendary status when it was revived recently but we go right back to the start to look at its complex origins with a burgeoning Stephen Schwartz and a high-flying Bob Fosse. We also dissect the various endings that have existed throughout the years and come up with a few of our own, go over some of the incredible handling of its themes and we tell a few home truths…

Pippin (New Broadway Cast Recording)

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