Pippin is a story that the Leading Player and their troupe of actors
Ladies and Gentlemen, we apologize for our inability to bring you the finale that we promised. It seems our extraordinary young man has elected to compromise his aspirations.
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And we will always be there for you, anytime you want us. Why we are right inside your heads, and we promise you sets, costumes, lights, and magic!
For full extended monologue, please refer to clips or the script edition cited here: Schwartz, Stephen, and Roger O. Hirson. Pippin (2013 Broadway Revival Version). Music Theatre International, New York, NY. 2013..