The School of Performing Arts presents “Pippin,” a musical production based on the book by Roger O. Hirson with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, in Wilner Auditorium. It will run at 7:30 p.m. from Thursday Feb. 23 to Saturday, Feb. 25 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26.
Tickets are $10 for children and students, $18 for faculty and staff, and $20 for adults. WSU students can get one ticket at no charge with their Shocker ID.
Pippin is about a young person struggling with mental health issues and contemplating suicide. After an overdose, they hallucinate a story with characters in their “real world” becoming characters in a dream. This young person becomes “Pippin,” the heir to the Frankish throne. In the hallucination and the dream is the quest to find meaning in life.
For more information, contact the box office at 316-978-3233.