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Sussex Central High Will Debut its First Production in Decades


GEORGETOWN, Del.- The Take Two Drama Club of Sussex Central High School is proud to present Pippin, the multiple Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Schwartz ("Wicked") and Roger O. Hirson.

The show marks the first high school production in Sussex County in decades. "Pippin" tells the fanciful story of Prince Pippin, the selfish son of the Emperor Charlemagne, and his quest for happiness, amidst the violence and chaos of the Middle Ages.                                                             

The show will be presented on March 5, 6, 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. and on March 7 and 14at 2 p.m. at the Centre for Visual and Performing Arts at Sussex Central High School, located at 26026 Patriots Way in Georgetown. 

General admission is $8 at the door, teachers, students, seniors and military pay $5. Teachers and middle school students with ID are admitted on a special two-for-one ticket for $5. No one will be turned away for inability to pay. Tickets go on sale at the door starting at 5:30 p.m.

"This is the first high school production of 'Pippin' in Sussex County in decades,"said David Warick , director and SCHS drama instructor. "It is a moving, funny and magical story with a great score and a beautiful message about making your own pathway in life."

 The cast features ninth through twelfth-grade students and all proceeds from ticket sales go directly to the non-profit Take Two Drama Club to support the production of future shows. Concessions will be available during intermission .

For school and group sales, please contact Warick at (302) 934-3166.  

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