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Lots Of Circus Spectacle But Not A Lot Of Heart In New Pippin
Aerialists contort their muscles aloft on trapezes. Tumblers leap through hoops. Performers juggle knives and fiery torches. And somewhere under all that flash and glitter is the beloved Pippin that generations of nascent theater fans have cherished as “their” musical.
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John Rubinstein & Pippin: I’ve Heard That Song Somewhere
Déjà vu is inevitable for John Rubinstein as he portrays the father of the title protagonist in Pippin revival’s national tour coming to the Broward Center next week. After all, Rubinstein created the young man’s role in his Broadway debut 42 years ago. So while he’s on stage acting in one show, another one sometimes nibbles at his consciousness.
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