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PIPPIN: The Broadway Revival is coming to Newcastle

Chookas Entertainment will bring Pippin the Broadway Revival to Newcastle for a short season in January.

The company behind local productions of Be More Chill, Chicago and Heathers, will bring the show to the Playhouse after a sold-out season in Lake Macquarie in December.

Pippin tells the story of a young prince in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfilment.

His pursuit takes him through the glories of the battlefield, the allure of worldly pleasures, and the complexities of political power, including the strategic disposal of his father, King Charlemagne the Great. However, as Pippin’s journey unfolds, he discovers that true happiness is not concealed in grandiose exploits but resides in the simplicity of everyday moments.

Director, Pip Thoroughgood’s aim with this production of the iconic musical was to breathe life into the characters and intricate storyline.

The cast is composed of an ensemble of seasoned actors who have displayed exceptional talent throughout their careers, ensuring a performance that will captivate theatregoers from the opening scene to the dramatic climax.

Pippin will take over the Playhouse in Newcastle from 24 January until 27 January 2024. For tickets and information visit civictheatrenewcastle.com.au.