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
Priscilla Lopez (Berthe) also played this role in the Broadway cast of Pippin. Her other Broadway credits include In the Heights, Anna in the Tropics, Nine, Hollywood/Ukraine (Tony Award), A Chorus Line (Original Cast – Obie Award, Tony Nomination), Pippin (1973), Company, Her First Roman, Henry Sweet Henry, Breakfast at Tiffany's. Off-Broadway: Class Mother's, Frida Khalo, Other People's Money, Extremities. Film: Maid in Manhattan, Center Stage, Revenge of the Nerds II, Tony and Tina's Wedding, Musical Chairs.
*Performing through March 29th, 2015
Sascha Bachmann (Player). After performing Pippin on Broadway he is ready to spread the magic across the country! Originated from a family of great gymnasts in Germany. Moved to Montreal, Canada at the age of 15 to study circus and calls himself Thegerminator on social media.
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!
Callan Bergmann (Lewis, u/s Pippin). Broadway: Cinderella. Off-Broadway/Tour: Mary Poppins, Silence! The Musical, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Encores!), Lucky Guy. Film/TV: "Smash," "Lovestruck The Musical," "Late Show with David Letterman."" Proud graduate of Point Park University. Follow my adventures on Instagram/twitter: @callanjb. As always, for Mom and Dad!
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.
Aerial Emery (Player). Aerial is a second generation circus performer and has loved the stage since age five. She graduated from École de Cirque de Québec in 2013. When she's not hula hooping, you can find her knitting sweaters or laughing loudly.
Mirela Golinska Roche (Player). Started at age 8 in Sports Acrobatics in Poland. Five time Polish champion, bronze medalist European championships. Le Reve (Las Vegas), Love Never Dies (West End), Cavalia. Special thanks to my husband for his incredible support.
*Performing through March 4, 2015
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!
Nicolas Jelmoni (Player). Born in Monaco, graduate from the National Circus School in Montreal and coming straight up from the Broadway production. So glad and thankful to be part of this wonderful cast and family. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter: @njelmoni Website: www.CharlotteAndNicolas.com
*Performing through February 22, 2015
Kai Johnson-Peady (Player). Kai graduated from the specialist circus and performing arts school 'The flying fruit fly circus school' in 2009. He has since toured extensively with Circuz OZ and Strut 'N' Fret production 'Tom Tom Crew'.
*Performing through February 22, 2015
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). Theatre: Tanz Der Vampire, We Will Rock You, Cinderella, Aida. Film & TV: Wilkommen Bei Carmen Nebel, Zurich Tennis Open, Abigail's Party, Ella Enchanted. Voiceover: Yelp, Guinness, Bank of Ireland, Hyundai, Bosch, Volkswagen, Siemens, Adidas, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Apple, McDonalds. Dedicated to my loving family in Dublin, Ireland. www.alankelly.me
Kenneth Lindemann (Player). Coming from the world of circus arts, Kenneth has enjoyed the challenge of adapting old skills and learning new ones to make the move from circus to musical theater. Enjoy the show!
Charlotte O'Sullivan (Player). Ex-gymnast from Toronto, Ontario, and proud graduate of the National Circus School in Montreal (special flyer in hand to hand). Instagram: @charlottegosullivan
*Performing through February 22, 2015
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
Lucas Schultz (Theo). Thrilled to join the magic in Pippin debut! National tour: Mary Poppins (Michael Banks), A Christmas Story (Swing). Regional: Goodspeed, Mame (Peter). Other: Oliver (Oliver), A Christmas Carol (Tiny Tim), NYMF – Wikimusical. Commercial and print. Thank you to Diane Paulus, Duncan Stewart, Dave at SGM, James Horan, and my family.
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!
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. Psalm 37:3-4