Diane Paulus AB '88, Pippin win Tony Awards
Acceptance Speech: Diane Paulus (2013)
Diane Paulus, the artistic director of the American Repertory Theater(A.R.T.), scored big at Sunday’s Tony Awards in New York City for her re-imagined version of the 1970s musical “Pippin.” The show, which premiered at the A.R.T. before moving to Broadway, earned Paulus her first Tony in three nominations for best director. The Gazette’s Colleen Walsh caught up with Paulus on her way back from Manhattan Monday to discuss the big night. Read more.
The revival, which the ART premiered and which received 10 Tony Award nominations, earned three other top prizes: best revival of a musical, best performance by a featured actress in a musical; and best performance by a lead actress. Read more.
How could they not? The sold-out spectacular, which centers on a young man’s search for the extraordinary and his interactions with some mysterious traveling performers, got a boost from the Montreal-based circus troupe Les 7 Doigts de la Main. Read more.
For more information about Pippin, please visit the American Repertory Theater website.