The popular musical Pippin is being performed at Thalian Hall this weekend in Historic Downtown Wilmington. The Tony Award wining musical follows a young prince on his search for meaning and significance in the early Middle Ages. Composed by Stephen Schwartz, who also composed Wicked, Pippin is full of fantastic music. Showings are on Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3:00pm at Thalian Hall.
Founded in 1788 Thalian Hall is the oldest theatre company in North Carolina and one of the oldest still in existence in the United States. Built when Wilmington was the largest city in North Carolina, the theater has seen a lot of changes. During the Civil War it was constantly used as a place of amusement, later notable actors such as, Buffalo Bill Cody and Sir Henry Lauder performed there. Even though there have been repairs due to a small fire and renovations the theater has remained the mostly unchanged in an attempt to preserve the historical integrity of the building. Enjoy a show and experience the rich history of Thalian Hall!
For more information on the upcoming shows visit their website https://thalian.org/.Posted by