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Pippin opens at NCRT

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By | Lauren Shea

Fire breathing, aerial silk gymnastics, a snake and a boy finding significance. These are all in the musical Pippin playing at the North Coast Repertory Theatre in Eureka.

The musical is about a boy named Pippin trying to find meaning in his life through death, adventure, sexuality and love. There’s excitement around every corner. It’s set in middle times mix with a circus theme.

Lily Humphreys, student from Trinidad talked about her thoughts prior to the show.

“I think it will be weird and I’m excited for that,” Humphreys said.

It’s the North Coast Repertory Theatre 34th season this year. Pippin is the second show of the season. The NCRT is Eureka’s oldest running live theatre venue. You can donate money to help run the shows and there are also volunteering opportunities for the productions.

Cassandra Rogers from McKinleyville, shared her thoughts after seeing the show.

“I knew a little about the show before seeing it because I know someone in the cast,” Rogers said. “I thought it was really good and strange. It was really interesting to see them in a different way and act more provocative in the musical.”

NCRT encourages imagination through stories and experiencing the human experience and gaining a better understanding of people through theatre.They now are planning to team up with Plays-in-the-Parks during the Summer in Arcata.

Lilli Ensminger from Eureka, talked about her thoughts before seeing the show.

“I don’t know much about it,” Ensminger said. “But I think it will be pretty interesting from what I have heard about it.”

The musical plays on Fridays, Saturdays and the last Sunday show at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm at the North Coast Repertory Theater. Tickets ares $16-18.

For more information, visit http://www.ncrt.net.

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  1. mphadventuregirl mphadventuregirl Friday, November 17, 2017

    I saw Pippin May of 2015 as a date with my mom when it toured to Charlotte, North Carolina. As a matter of fact, it almost didn’t happen because when mom got tickets, she only could find one day left with seats together so that was a close one. I just loved the different circus elements and the story. I love Pippin

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