“It’s unusual but not entirely unheard of,” said Tim Rowe, Springfield Arts Council executive director. “It’s very unfortunate. This is a great show. But these things happen.”
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Written by famed lyricist and composer Stephen Schwartz between his other hits, “Godspell” and “Wicked,” “Pippin” tells the story of a performing troupe that guides a young prince named Pippin trying to figure out his direction in life.
Clark State Performing Arts Center Executive Director Adele Adkins said she’d never experienced a show cancellation in her prior 15-year stint at the University of Maine. But when Interstate 70 was shut down for 24 hours, she said it became serious.
“We at Clark State are upset for our patrons,” she said. “We would like to try to schedule ‘Pippin’ for another season if possible.”
The new Broadway and Beyond season will return in the fall.
For more information about “Pippin” ticket refunds, contact the Clark State Performing Arts Center box office at 937-328-3874.