Our privacy policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Dismiss

Homestead H.S. Presents "Pippin"

Feb. 10, 2012


From the creator of “Wicked” and
“Godspell, ” we give you the first of
Stephen Schwartz’s hits, “Pippin.”
Pippin, played by Andrew Minkin, is
Charlemagne’s son who returns for
College, seeking his “Corner of the Sky.”
Luckily (or unluckily for Pippin) he meets
the Leading Player, Meri Bobber, and
her band of Players who help him along
his path to be “Extraordinary.” They
have a little “Magic To Do” along the
way, showing Pippin the art of war,
love, and passion.

Originally directed and
choreographed on Broadway by the
renowned Bob Fosse, this show has a
very dark and humorous plot with the
actors making fun of normal musical plot
devices. The HHS Fine Arts Department
has decided to think “outside the box”
throughout this entire musical, with a
beautiful set, dances done on
bicycles, huge parachutes and
fantastical costumes.

“Pippin” is a spectacle play, as
well as a timely story for high school
students. The main character is just an ordinary emerging young adult, stuck
not knowing what to do with his life. He
has a degree, but no job or direction.
Pippin wants to live up to his father’s
expectations, but in the time he lives in,
this is impossible. Pippin’s dilemma is
very timely for us. Think of all the young
graduates who are stuck in limbo
because of our economy, searching for a
reason to be.

Come enjoy an evening with the
HHS Fine Arts Department! Our pit
orchestra will tickle your ears as our
actors please your eyes. The show is directed and
choreographed by Amelia Figg-Franzoi
and musically directed and conducted
by Rebecca Winnie.

"Pippin" will be performed Feb. 23, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium at 5000 W. Mequon Road, Mequon. A matinee is set for Sunday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for students.
 

Community Watch

» Solar energy interest is heating up in Shorewood 4/27

» North Shore Sports Shorts: April 28 4/27

» DOT to host hearing on intersection of Brown Deer, Green Bay roads 4/27

» Soccer rivalry heats up on cold night as Nicolet and Bay girls tie, 1-1 4/27

» Youthful Nicolet soccer team off to 8-1 start 4/26

» 26-year-old killed in shooting on Glendale border 4/26

» Teachers continue scholarship program on their own 4/26

» Davis officially retires as Nicolet swim coach 4/26

» New version of Peter Pan to debut at Homestead High School 4/26

» Shorewood's former Village Pub will reopen in May as Cloud Red Updated:  4/26

» Whitefish Bay restaurant Moxie to open in late summer 4/25

» Shared superintendent proposal between Fox Point-Bayside and Nicolet weighed Updated:  4/25

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Previewing NFL Draft with Rob Reischel and Nathan Tanguay 4/25

» How referendums expand the gap between haves and have-nots 4/23

» Whitefish Bay ranked top high school in Wisconsin Updated:  4/22

» Fox Point-Bayside board wants to hire Nicolet administrators under shared services agreement Updated:  4/22

» Shorewood schools cracking down on false addresses Updated:  4/21

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Realignment in area conferences and the status of girls/women's basketball in Wisconsin 4/21

» SPORTS SHORTS: April 21 4/20

» Competition fierce in North Shore Conference boys golf this spring 4/20

» North Shore area boys tennis teams ready to roll 4/20

» Video: Bavarian Bierhaus to open with new beer hall, brewery in Glendale Updated:  4/20

» Brown Deer has secret sculpture garden 4/20

» Homestead girls soccer team hangs on to beat Germantown, 3-2 4/19

» Video: Bayside family surfs volcanic ash in Nicaragua 4/19

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT    

Advertisement