A Review of Pippin

by Meghan D’Souzapippin1Cedar Rapids – The Revival Theatre Company is ending their inaugural season this weekend with Pippin, comprised of an all-star cast. In short (and overly simplified), this musical uses a performance ensemble who pulls Pippin from the audience to share his story. We learn that Pippin, played by Nick Arceo, is a prince who feels lost and, like many of us, is struggling to find his purpose in life. We watch him experiment with drugs and sex, challengeĀ his father andĀ fall in love. In the end, he has to decide if being extraordinary is what he truly wants in life or if there is a simpler path. Continue reading