And then there’s Adrienne Barbeau, back on stage in ‘Pippin’ and on DVD in ‘Maude’

March 26, 2015 6:55 PM

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And then there’s Adrienne Barbeau, back on stage in ‘Pippin’ and on DVD in ‘Maude’

Adrienne Barbeau, a 1970s TV role model as Maude’s divorced daughter Carol — and equally famous as sexy “scream queen” of ex-husband John Carpenter’s horror films — is soon to be 70 and setting a new standard for modern women of a certain age: She’s raising teenage twins and swinging from a trapeze in the Broadway touring company of Pippin.

“I’m supposed to be rehearsing on the trapeze,” Barbeau says at the end of an early-morning interview, briefly interrupted twice as she sends her sons off for the day to school. (“I love you,” she tells them. “Are you coming home for dinner?”)

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