Book by Roger O’ Hirson
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Originally produced on the Broadway stage by Stuart Ostrow
Originally directed on the Broadway stage by Bob Fosse
2013 Broadway revival directed by Diane Paulus
Theo Ending Originally Conceived In 1998 by Mitch Sebastian
Directed by Zi Alikhan
Choreographed by Mayte Natalio
India Boone (Leading Player)(she/her) is a Senior Musical Theater major. Past UArts credits include Promenade (Mother) and The Trinity Project (Host), Brown Girls Squared, Jawny Chuckles and Boxed The Black Show. Endless thanks to my family, teachers, ancestors and God for allowing me to follow my dreams.
Roberto Delgado (Pippin)(he/him) is a Junior Musical Theater major. His past UArts credits include (106) Promenade, Momentos, and Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue. He’s grateful to have worked alongside all these incredible artists that have put work into making this production. A big thank you to his Mother and Father for their endless support.
Rose Pell (Catherine)(she/her) is a Senior Musical Theatre major. Past UArts credits include Men on Boats, Participation Not Included, and MARIE IN TOMORROW LAND. Endless thanks to Zi Alikhan, Brigitte Rottman, Mayte Natalio, the cast & crew of Pippin, and my amazing family for their constant support.
Katie McQuail (Fastrada)(she/her) is a Junior Musical Theater major at UArts. She is making her UArts stage debut, and is so grateful for the opportunity! Endless thanks to her Philadelphia peers and family across New England for all the love and support.
Max Segarnick (Charlemagne)(he/him) is a Junior Directing, Playwriting and Production major. UArts: The Blazing World. Regional: Honk! (LPAC), Assassins (Strange Place), Last Days…Iscariot (RTG), Film Series (NC Opera) and more. Welcome, one and all, back to the blessing of live theatre! Love you Mom and Dad. Social: @maxsegarnick
Daniel Burgess (Lewis)(he/him) is a Senior Acting major. You might have seen him in Fuente Ovejuna, Pump to Pump, Summer of 69, Hamlet, and Click. He is extremely thankful for his lovely cast and what magic will spark tonight! Enjoy the show!
Courtney/Birdy Bird (Berthe)(she/her) is a Senior Musical Theatre major & Songwriting minor. Past Credits include: Ghost Town (Philly Fringe), Kill the Whale (UArts Polyphone), Addams Family (Mainstage Center for the Arts). Birdy’s favorite color is green & she is a Taco Bell enthusiast. She would like to thank her best friends SJ and Hannah for their endless love and support.
Rin Brock (Theo)(she/her) is a Sophomore Musical Theatre major. Her past credits at UArts include Find Myself Here. Rin would like to thank her best friend, Stevie, her parents, and the entire cast of Pippin, for all the support.
David Carver (Ensemble)(he/him) is a Sophomore Musical Theatre major. This is his first production with UArts and he couldn’t be more overjoyed to be apart of this show. He would like to thank Zi, Mayte, the whole entire cast and crew, and his family for always supporting him. He hopes you enjoy this magical show! @ohheyitsdavidd
Megan Derbick (Ensemble)(she/her) is a Sophomore Musical Theatre major and prospective Music minor. She made her UArts debut as Pyra in The Blazing World for the Polyphone Festival last spring. She is thrilled to be back on stage and thanks the cast, crew, her family, and friends for all their love and support! @meg.derbick
Angel Fisher (Ensemble)(she/they) is a Sophomore Musical Theater major. Pippin is her first UArts musical! Regional credits include: Angel in RENT (Firehouse Center of the Arts), Pepe from West Side Story (Seacoast Rep). They would like to thank their director Zi Alikhan, choreographer Mayte Natalio, and the whole production team for making this unforgettable first college show! She would also like to thank her parents for their endless support. @ladyangelxoxoxo
Parker Hood (Ensemble)(he/him) is a Sophomore Musical Theatre major. Some of his past productions include Mary Poppins (Bert), Catch Me If You Can (Frank Jr.), and Urinetown (McQueen). All the love to my Brind School friends and family! Love You Mom!
Dallas Jimmar (Ensemble)(he/him) is a Junior Musical Theatre major. Prior UArts credits include Myths and Hymns and Promenade. He would like to thank all his pals in Pippin and his teachers for always being there!
Laura Klingher (Ensemble)(she/her) is a Senior Musical Theatre major. Past credits include Godspell, The K of D, Into The Woods, Sweet Charity, Urinetown, and Bring It On. Huge thanks to her family and friends for their continuous love and support.
Blake Laisure (Ensemble)
Nylarose Moore (Ensemble)(she/her) is a Sophomore Acting major with a minor in Business. This is her first production at UArts and she could not be more excited. She would like to thank Zi, Mayte, the whole cast and crew, and of course her family. Enjoy the magic! @_.nylarose._
Caroline O'Connell (Ensemble)(she/her) is a Senior Musical Theater major. Past UArts credits include: The Last Five Years (Cathy/Jamie). She’d like to give a shout-out and so much love to her philly besties, weha besties, family, and cat Phoebe. Thanks so much to Zi, Mayte, Mia, and the whole Pippin team. muah <3 @hcarolineoc
Bren Patzer (Ensemble)(she/her) is a Sophomore Acting major. This is her second production at UArts and first in person production in over almost two years. She cannot express her gratitude for the chance to work with Zi again, and with such an incredible cast and crew. She sends her love to family and friends. How good it feels to be back. @brenna.patzer
Kashmir Autumn Reed (Ensemble)(she/her) is a Senior Musical Theatre major originally from Colorado. Favorite theatrical credits include: Anita in West Side Story, Miss I in Promenade, and Elizabeth in See About the Girls. Kashmir is so happy to be back working in a theater with such an amazing group, and she would like to thank her family and friends for all their support.
Liv Semel (Ensemble)(she/her) is a Senior Musical Theatre major. Past Uarts credits include Marie in Tomorrowland, Myths and Hymns, and Machinal.
Ash Velazquez (Ensemble)(she/her) is a sophomore Musical Theatre major. This is not only her first show at UArts, but it is her first time back on a stage since 2019! She wishes all the cast and crew a wonderful run. Theatre is back, baby! Welcome to our little corner of the sky!
Zi Alikhan (Director)
Brigitte Rottman (Music Director) is a pianist and vocal coach residing in Chester County, PA. She fell in love with the brilliance of UArts MT students working on senior showcase. She is currently on staff at the Center for Performing and Fine Arts (CPFA) in West Chester in the musical theater program. A frequent music director for local companies, her recent shows include Into The Woods (Resident Theatre Company), Little Shop of Horrors, The Last Five Years, Mamma Mia! (SALT Performing Arts), City of Angels, Once Upon A Mattress (CPFA), The Tempest and Fire and Light (The Phoenix Theatre). She is most proud of her family- her six children & incredible husband who love to dream with her.
Camryn Harrigan (Assistant Music Director)
Mia Fabi (Stage Manager)(she/her) is a Senior Directing, Playwriting and Production major. Past UArts credits include Look Up, Canyon - Equinox 2021 and Lilith and Her Demons - Polyphone 2021. She would like to thank the Brind School community of faculty and students for their support!
Hayden Eric (Assistant Stage Manager) is a Sophomore Directing, Playwriting, & Production major. Past production credits include Shakespeare’s Will (Lost Nation Theater), Sound of Music (Northern Stage), and NYC's Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit. Thanks to the whole team, my mom, and Keith Jones.
Tori Lewis (Assistant Stage Manager)
Ian Farrell (Assistant Director/Dramaturg)(he/they) is a Junior Directing, Playwriting, and Production major. Past UArts credits include Overgrown, Listen Close Listen Well, Ride the Cyclone, Find Myself Here, and You, On a Date.
Mayte Natalio (Choreographer)
Ava Kepple (Assistant Choreographer)(she/her) is a Junior Directing, Playwriting, and Production major. Her past UArts credits include New World Order/Revolt, She Said, Revolt Again (Stage Manager/Assistant Stage Manager); A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney (Dramaturg), and Men on Boats (Assistant Director).
J. Alex Cordaro (Fight Coordinator)
Noelani Montas (Co-Set Designer)(she/her) is in her final semester as a Theater Design and Technology major. Recent UArts credits include Elliot (Production Design), Pop! (Production Design), and Momentos (Ensemble). This year, she was a recipient of the Pat Mackay Diversity in Design Award. Endless thanks to my people! E holomua.
Jason Simms (Co-Set Design) is a professional set designer and assistant professor at Cornell University. Previous project at UArts include Speedline Serenade and Mind Your Own. Jason is very happy to be co-designing PIPPIN with the wonderful Noelani Montas. Union: United Scenic Artists
Natalie Robin (Lighting Designer) (she/her): Lighting designer, educator and organizer who loves musicals. Program Director, Theater Design & Technology/UArts. Secretary, Eastern Region, United Scenic Artists. Production Manager, Applied Mechanics. Associate Artist, Target Margin. Associate Producer, Polybe + Seats. www.natalierobinlighting.com
Keris Richmond (Assistant Lighting Design)
Christine DiJoseph (Costume Design)(she/her) is a Senior Theater Design + Technology major. She is thrilled to be costume designing her first big musical, and would like to thank Amanda and LeVonne for their amazing collaboration and dedication to the project, and her friends, family, and boyfriend for their love and support.
Amanda Carano (Assistant Costume Designer)
Allie Britt (Co-Sound Design/A1)
Larry Fowler (Co-Sound Design)
Nick Hussong (Projection/Media Design) Creator of video, projections, and film for live (and now digital) performance and events. Recent Zoom tamer and explorer. Creator of a digital universe for AskRonna podcast and other random visuals for Dwight Street Book Club. Pre-wobble indoor time I did a bunch of theatre which I’m going to leave space for here because it's been missing...
...designed across the US as well as in London, Scotland, Ireland, Berlin, China, Canada and Vienna. Co-Creator of FEAST, an immersive dining experience with Listen&Breathe (Nantucket, Ireland & please, hopefully, someday, the US). Adjunct Lecturer New School of Drama, & USC. Yale MFA. Creative Producer at Dwight Street Book Club, www.nickhussong.com Union: UAW, USA829
Alex Dembner (Assistant Projection Design)
Kelly Mclaughlan (Props Head)(she/her) is a Junior Theatre: Design & Technology major. Her first full show at UArts will be our production of Pippin! Her past credits include Technical Director of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time (Dreyfoos School of the Arts).
Crosby Wood (Assistant Props) is a Sophomore Theater Design and Technology Major. Past UArts credits include Assistant Props Designer on I Want A Country (2021) dir. Fadi Skeiker and various Equinox productions (2021), Assistant Props.
Troy Martin O'Shia (Production Electrician)
Colin Sass (Video Engineer)
University of the Arts
David Yager, President and CEO
Kym Moore, Dean, Ira Brind School of Theater Arts
Aanika Allan, Assistant Dean, Ira Brind School of Theater Arts
Justin Luján, Program Director, Acting
Amy Dugas Brown, Program Director, Directing, Playwriting, and Production
Kikau Alvaro, Program Director, Musical Theater
Natalie Robin, Program Director, Theater Design and Technology
Quinn Bauriedel, Program Director, Pig Iron School MFA in Devised Performance
Alan Price, Director, Center for Immersive Media
Krista Apple, Assistant Professor
Nick Embree, Associate Professor
Sarah Sanford, Assistant Professor
Fadi Skeiker, Associate Professor
Rob Tucker, Visiting Assistant Professor
Leah Walton, Visiting Assistant Professor
Madison Claus, Senior Administrative Assistant
Lindsay Cram, Associate Producer
Matt Groeneveld, Technical Director
Troy Martin-O’Shia, Production Electrician
LeVonne Lindsay, Costume Shop Manager
Larry Fowler, Sound Practicum Instructor
PIPPIN is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
The Brind School’s production of Pippin contains several moments and themes that could be potentially triggering. Examples include: discussions related to religious groups, infrences of suicide and self harm, depiction of violence, war, and death, as well as topics of sex/sexuality.
Any video and/or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited.