Alex Lodge is joining the critically acclaimed London production of Pippin, Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson’s iconic and unforgettable musical masterpiece.
He will be playing Charles from 13 September to the end of the run. He’ll also cover Leading Player and Theo, and will be on as Theo for some performances 6 – 12 September.
Alex, who was starring as ‘Ledoux’ in Bat Out Of Hell in the 2021 US/UK tour when covid struck, made his West End debut in The Book of Mormon, where he understudied and played Elder Price at over 200 performances. His theatre credits also include Jon in tick, tick…BOOM! (Offie Nomination Best Male Performance in a Musical, Bridge House Theatre); Louis Charles Hurt in Fanny & Stella, Garden Theatre; Frederick Fleet in Titanic (Princess of Wales, Toronto), Bobby C in Saturday Night Fever (UK Tour).
Last week Broadway legend Stephen Schwartz flew in from New York to watch ‘Pippin’ and gave his blessing to the production and its longer run.
The rest of the extension cast are confirmed as: Ryan Anderson (Pippin), Ian Carlyle (Leading Player), Alex James-Hatton (Lewis), Daniel Krikler (Charles, to Sunday 12 September), Gabrielle Lewis-Dodson (Fastrada), Natalie McQueen (Catherine), Genevieve Nicole (Berthe), Jaydon Vijn (Theo).