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Pippin: A Bollywood Spectacular
Circle Theatre, Oak Park, Ill.(708) 660-9540
Not everything in this bold reimagining of Stephen Schwartz’s 1972 musical about an idealistic prince truly works, said Time Out Chicago. But director Kevin Bellie’s addition of saris and Indian-style choreography makes for a production that is “cheeky, exuberant, and never dull,” as narrator Christopher Logan provides “a slinky, delightfully smarmy presence.”