The producers of the Tony Award-winning PIPPIN are pleased to announce that four-time Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh (Irena’s Vow, Golda’s Balcony) will assume the role of “Berthe” in the production beginning on Tuesday, September 24th. Two-time Tony Award winner Andrea Martin will play her final performance in the role on Sunday, September 22nd. Feldshuh previously played “Berthe” during Martin’s vacation. PIPPIN is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street).
Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz’s PIPPIN is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus and features choreography by Tony Award nominee Chet Walker in the style of Bob Fosse and circus creation by Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (also known as 7 Fingers).
The cast features Matthew James Thomas as Pippin, Tony Award winner Patina Miller as Leading Player, Tony Award nominee Terrence Mann as Charles, Tony Award nominee Charlotte d’Amboise as Fastrada, Rachel Bay Jones as Catherine and two-time Tony Award winner Andrea Martin as Berthe. Other members of the company include Erik Altemus, Grégory Arsenal, Lolita Costet, Colin Cunliffe, Andrew Fitch, Viktoria Grimmy, Sabrina Harper, Preston Jamieson, Olga Karmansky, Luke Kolbe Mannikus, Gabrielle McClinton, Bethany Moore, Brad Musgrove, Philip Rosenberg, Yannick Thomas, Molly Tynes, Anthony Wayne, Ashton Woerz.
Source: Press Release