Gilroy Life: Student Performers Provided A Lot of Energy in Telling Tale from the Middle Ages

Gilroy Life, “Mount Madonna School student performers provided a lot of energy in telling tale from the Middle Ages,” by Camille Bounds.

The musical “Pippin” opened on Broadway in October  1972  and tells a story about a journey a young prince takes to find the true meaning of his life. In Mount Madonna School’s production, director Sampad Martin Kachuck and choreographer Charleigh France keeps the 40-plus ensemble moving throughout the performance.

The simple set design by Erika Rosendale moves with the production, sound engineer Nick Wallace and lighting director Paul Skelton never missed a cue and Isa Stead’s costumes fit the moment. Musical director Gitanjali Rivera kept control throughout the performance. Read more