AZUSA, CA – The Azusa Pacific University Warehouse Theater presents the Tony Award winning musical Pippin, Thurs.–Sun., Nov. 7-17, at 7:30 p.m. with matinee showings on Nov. 9, 10, 16, and 17 at 2 p.m. All performances take place at the APU Warehouse Theater, located in the Mary Hill Center, on APU’s West Campus, at 701 E. Foothill Blvd., in Azusa. A pre-show lecture, delivered by director Monica Ganas, is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on opening night. In addition, a discussion with actors and the director follows the Thursday performances.
Pippin written by Robert O. Hirson, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, is a fractured medieval tale about a young man who tries to decide how to live a meaningful life amidst a world that would pull him in many directions. The show is recommended for audiences age 12 and up.
Azusa Pacific University’s Warehouse Theater creatively presents stories that portray God’s universal truths about the human condition, while developing authentic artists in a challenging and supportive educational environment. “This season truly reflects what our students are learning in the classroom, as they tackle complex material on stage,” said Rachel Tracie, Ph.D., co-chair of the Department of Theater, Film, and Television.
Azusa Pacific University Theater presents five stage productions for the 2013–14 season, featuring a combination of comedy, drama, and musical performances. For more information, visit the theater’s website at apu.edu/theater.