2016-03-25 / Front Page

‘Pippin’ hot



South Portland High School students will put on a production of “Pippin,”with shows starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1. Remaining shows are 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3 (interpreted in American Sign Language), 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 8, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9 and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 10. “Pippin” is the story of a young person trying to find his own way in the world despite all those around him who try to make him conform to what they think is best. It was originally produced on the Broadway stage by Stuart Ostrow and directed by Bob Fosse. Purchase tickets through www.myticketportal.com. (Duke Harrington photos) South Portland High School students will put on a production of “Pippin,”with shows starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1. Remaining shows are 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3 (interpreted in American Sign Language), 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 8, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9 and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 10. “Pippin” is the story of a young person trying to find his own way in the world despite all those around him who try to make him conform to what they think is best. It was originally produced on the Broadway stage by Stuart Ostrow and directed by Bob Fosse. Purchase tickets through www.myticketportal.com. (Duke Harrington photos)

Front row, from left, Gina Williams, Sarah Jeffers, Abby Rioux (as Fastrada), Nik Youells,.and Elizabeth Sass; back row, from left, Julia Stanton, Hannah Brier, Phoebe Little (as The Leading Player), Griffin Gingrich (as Pippin), Hunter Johnson and Alicia Currie; seated behind front row, Lionel Whitehead. Nearly 100 students are involved in the production, including 48 performing roles. The 19-piece orchestra includes 10 professional musicians and nine students. Front row, from left, Gina Williams, Sarah Jeffers, Abby Rioux (as Fastrada), Nik Youells,.and Elizabeth Sass; back row, from left, Julia Stanton, Hannah Brier, Phoebe Little (as The Leading Player), Griffin Gingrich (as Pippin), Hunter Johnson and Alicia Currie; seated behind front row, Lionel Whitehead. Nearly 100 students are involved in the production, including 48 performing roles. The 19-piece orchestra includes 10 professional musicians and nine students.

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