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At the goading of the ominous and omnipresent Leading Player, Pippin, the eldest son of King Charlemagne, samples life's pleasures to discover his place in the world and the meaning of his life.
Did You Know?
The first Broadway musical to be videotaped in live performance for television broadcast. The Mary Martin
version of "Peter Pan" was broadcast live in 1955 and 1956, and videotaped in 1960, but all these telecasts were done at the NBC television studios, not in a theatre before a live audience. See more
The leading player
Sweet summer evenings, sapphire skies, feasting your belly, feasting your eyes. Simple joys have a simple voice that says time is living's prize. And wouldn't you rather be a left-handed flea, a crab on a slab at the bottom of the sea, a newt on the root of a banyan tree, a fig on twig in Galilee, than a man who never learns how to be free?
Referenced in The Nanny: Pishke Business
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Sung by William Katt
and Leslie Denniston See more