Collaborative Stage Productions, the same company behind RENT, today announced their first Actors' Equity Association – Guest Artist, Liz Filios, will star in their next musical, Pippin, opening at the Eagle Theatre, located at 208 Vine Street in Hammonton, NJ, at 8pm on April 20.
Ms. Filios, Barrymore Award Nominated star of stage and television has performed at The Arden Theatre, The Wilma Theatre, The Walnut Street Theatre and Act II Playhouse. She is also a composer, teaching artist, and a writer and host for PBSKids Sprout. Filios will play The Leading Player, the lead role that was originated by Ben Vereen on Broadway.
Pippin, winner of four Tony Awards, is the dark and dazzling musical journey of a young man and his quest to find personal significance as he tries his hand at war, politics, sex and The Common life. Pippin features an unforgettable pop score by Steven Schwartz, creator of Broadway musicals hits, Wicked and Godspell.
Pippin's Director and Choreographer, Dann Dunn, internationally celebrated artist is currently choreographing Spring Awakening at the Media Theatre. Dunn has toured nationally as the Associate Director/Choreographer of The Music Man, as performer in Cats, The Music Man, Damn Yankees, and Once Upon a Mattress.
Collaborative Stage Productions' "re-imagined production of this unstoppable blockbuster is guaranteed to be magical and spellbinding."
Pippin will run on the following dates: April 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, May 3, 4 and 5 at 8:00 PM, and April 22 and 29 at 3:00PM at the Eagle Theatre. For tickets, please visit TheEagleTheatre.com. For more information, including inquiries regarding group sales, please call the Eagle Theatre at (609) 704-5012. For more information about Collaborative Stage Productions' 2012 Season, please visit www.CollaborativeStage.org.