Sasha Allen (Leading Player). was seen in the Top 5 on Season 4 of NBC's hit competition show, "The Voice" where Sasha's performances reached the top of iTunes charts every week. Previously, Sasha co-starred in the independent cult feature, Camp. She made her Broadway debut as Dionne in Hair, reprising the same role that she played in London. TV credits include: "Power" and the CBS drama "Blue Blood." Sasha regularly tours with a number of pop stars, including Christina Aguilera. Follow Sasha at @SashaAllenMusic. Thank you to my manager at Soffer/Namoff, my supportive family, and children Sierra and Pheonix.
Sam Lips (Pippin). Sam Lips is so happy to be playing Pippin after understudying the role in the Broadway company. He was also on Broadway in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella as the understudy for Prince Topher. National tours: Wicked (u/s Fiyero). Regional: St. Louis MUNY, Music Theater of Wichita, Pittsburgh CLO. BFA in Musical Theatre from University of Michigan. Thanks to Nicolosi & Co., Mike Ruckles, Curtis, and my ever supportive family.
John Rubinstein (Charles). Broadway: originated title role in Pippin (1972), Children of a Lesser God (Tony, Drama Desk Awards), Caine Mutiny, Ragtime, Hurlyburly, M. Butterfly, Fools, Love Letters. Off-B'way, regional: Counsellor-at-Law, Wicked (LA). 30 films; 2 TV series: "Family", "Crazy Like A Fox;" 300 episodes. Stage and TV Director; film composer and conductor; college professor (USC); narrator of over 100 audiobooks. Loves Bonnie and all five extraordinary children.
Sabrina Harper (Fastrada, u/s Leading Player, u/s Berthe). Broadway: Pippin (swing, u/s Fastrada, Berthe, Catherine) European Credits: Chicago (Roxie), A Chorus Line (Cassie), The Producers (Usherette, u/s Ulla), 42nd Street (Anytime Annie, u/s Peggy Sawyer), Marilyn The Musical (Marilyn Monroe), Man of La Mancha (Antonia), Phantom of the Opera (Meg). Thanks and love to my mom and rb for supporting my journey. This is for you Toto. www.sabrinaharper.com
Kristine Reese (Catherine). Broadway/National Tours: Wicked, (Nessarose), Mamma Mia! (u/s-performed Sophie), Les Miserables ('06 Revival). Regional: Brigadoon (Fiona), Footloose (Ariel), among others. Featured vocal soloist with international symphony orchestras, including the Indianapolis and Cleveland Symphony Orchestras. CCM grad. Love and thanks to my boys, Billy and Buster. www.kristinereese.com @kristinereese
Adrienne Barbeau (Berthe). Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof; Grease (Rizzo - Tony Nomination). Twenty-five films, including The Fog, Escape From New York, Swamp Thing, Creepshow. Over 500 television appearances - Maude and HBO's Carnivale among her favorites. She is a best-selling author. Her three sons are her greatest joy. www.abarbeau.com @abarbeau FB: Adrienne Barbeau
Erik Altemus (Lewis, u/s Pippin). Erik is thrilled to return to the circus after originating the role of Lewis in the Broadway production! Other favorite credits include: Matt in The Fantasticks (Off Broadway), Brandon in The Miraculous Year (HBO Pilot), Rocky in The Rocky Horror Picture Show at The Bucks County Playhouse and recently as The Young Man in the world premiere of Luck Be a Lady: The Music of Frank Loesser at Asolo Repertory Theatre. Follow my journey: www.erikaltemus.com - Santé!
Andalousi (Player). Andalousi was born and raised in Bremen, Germany. At the age of 14 he moved to Berlin where he graduated in summer 2013 the National Circus School of Berlin with his main discipline Handstands.
Bradley Benjamin (Player, u/s Catherine, u/s Fastrada). Credits: Oklahoma! (Broadway Revival), Thoroughly Modern Millie (1st Nat'l Tour), Phantom (Las Vegas), Hairspray (Las Vegas/Hollywood Bowl), Radio City Christmas Spectacular (RCMH/Tour), Leap of Faith (Ahmanson), Brigadoon (NYC workshop). L.E.A.P. grad. Thanks to my family!
Jake Berman (Theo). is so excited to be joining the tour of Pippin. Theatre credits include Nine and Pippi Longstocking. Jake hails from Australia and is SO glad his parents moved to New York! Jake would like to thank his teachers Amelia, Guila and Mimi and also Zoom Management. I love you Mom and Dad. www.jakeberman.net
Dmitrious Bistrevsky (Player). Stunt actor in TV and film. One half of the Bistrevsky Brothers, ½ of 13 feet and part-time ninja. Originally a bboy in the Paper Cutout Crew, Spokane, Washington. Follow on Twitter and Instagram: @demeet2k.
Mark Burrell (Swing, Assistant Choreographer, Dance Captain). Juilliard graduate, returns to the stage with Pippin. Stage: Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular (Assistant Choreographer), Fosse, CATS, Beauty & The Beast, and Seven Brides. Television: Producer's Movie, CBS's Late Show w/ David Letterman.
Mathew deGuzman (Player, u/s Lewis) is thrilled to be running away with this circus! Broadway: Follies (2011), A Christmas Story, The Musical (OBC & MSG). BM: Belmont University. HUGE thanks to the entire Pippin team, Craig, Bernadette, Marjorie, DMJKLP. Proud AEA member. @mathewdeguz
Sammy Dinneen (Player). Training: National Centre for Circus Arts. International performances: 7 Fingers - Traces, Canada and America. Batman Live world arena tour. Acrobatic Productions: Dubai National day. Ford, Geneva Motor Show. UK Cabaret, Hippodrome, Cafe de Paris etc.
Henry Gottfried (Swing, u/s Pippin, u/s Lewis). Previous credits: NBC's Peter Pan Live! Visited more than 30 countries across the world with the Yale Whiffenpoofs. B.A. in Theater Studies from Yale University. Thank you to Andrew at Telsey & Co. Love to my parents.
Kelsey Jamieson (Player). Broadway: Pippin. Cirque du Soleil, 7 doigts de la main, Cirque Eloize. Love to Preston, my family, and Witness Protection for this awesome new life.
Preston Jamieson (Player). I want to thank my wife for the trust she puts in me on a daily basis. Your faith in me is a precious gift. I will always be there to catch you literally and figuratively. I still can’t believe I get paid to throw around my wife!
Lisa Karlin (Player, u/s Leading Player, u/s Berthe). Broadway: The Addams Family (Ancestor, u/s Wednesday), Ragtime (u/s Emma Goldman). Tours: Cats (Demeter, u/s Grizabella). Regional: The Arvada Center: Chess (Florence), Evita (Eva); NCAA Papermill: Chicago (Velma), The Engeman Theatre: Sweet Charity (Nickie). www.lisakarlin.biz
Alan Kelly (Player, u/s Charles). Training: Laine Theatre Arts, London. Theatre: Tanz Der Vampire, We Will Rock You, Cinderella, Aida. Film & TV: Wilkommen Bei Carmen Nebel, Abigail's Party, I Don't Believe It, Ella Enchanted. Dedicated to my loving family in Dublin, Ireland. www.alankelly.me
Mélodie Lamoureux (Player). Mélodie is a Graduate of the prestigious École Nationale de Cirque de Montreal. Mélodie has traveled the world performing for Celebrity Cruises, specializing in hula hoop and aerial hoop. She has also worked for Cirque Éloize, Cirque du Soleil and more. @hoopmelo www.melodielamoureux.com
Stephen Sayegh (Theo) is so excited to be joining the Tour of Pippin. Theater credits include: A Little Princess, Oliver, Christmas Carol. Other credits include: Super Bowl XLVIII, Saturday Night Live, Sesame Street. Stephen would like to thank his teachers Amelia, Gulia, Mark and Thommie and also Take 3, TM Talent. I love you Mom, Dad and Emma. www.stephensayegh.com
Katie Smith (Player). As an Acro-Gymnast from age 6, I achieved European and World Championship medals for Team GB. At 16 I joined Cirque Du Soleil as an acrobatic flyer, performing around the world for 4 years.
Tory Trowbridge (Player, u/s Catherine) is a Los Angeles native and is thrilled to be a part of this troupe. Nationall tour: CATS. Other: A Chorus Line (Val, MTW), Singin' in the Rain (PCLO)... Bisous to her loving family and BBR!
*Performing through 6/7.
Kate Wesler (Swing, u/s Fastrada) Regional: Company member for two seasons at MTWichita. CCM Grad. Thanks to Patty and Wayne for believing in me, and Telsey and Clear Talent for making this happen. Love to Mom, Dad, and J&A! Proud AEA Member. www.katewesler.com
Borris York (Player). Regional: The Muny, TUTS, KC Starlight, Repertory Theater of St. Louis, Casa Mañana, Music Theatre of Wichita, Stages St. Louis. TV: “Smash” (NBC). Love to my incredible family and friends. borrisyork.com Twitter: @borrisyork Instagram: @borrisyork