Side Show previews in LaJolla

Up In One
Featured Actor
joined:5/27/04
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/5/13 at 11:12am
Anyone on the west coast taking in previews of Side Show?
LaJolla Playhouse's SIDE SHOW
ggersten
Broadway Legend
joined:5/11/06
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/5/13 at 02:20pm
Going on Wednesday, November 27.
GlindatheGood22
Broadway Legend
joined:7/17/07
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/5/13 at 03:34pm
I used to love Side Show way more than I do now. I think I love the idea of it more than the execution. My biggest problem is that the lyrics are abysmal. I'm really nervous to hear how this turns out. (I'll see it as long as they keep the original We Share Everything choreo. )
I leave the room smiling.
it'sjustshowbiz
Leading Actor
joined:4/11/07
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/5/13 at 09:49pm
I'm seeing it Saturday. I never saw the original in person. I am very interested in seeing the changes.
Deena Jones
Broadway Legend
joined:5/27/03
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 01:06pm
anyone?!
MissAnneThrop
Broadway Star
joined:2/9/04
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 01:22pm
i can't believe "We Share Everything" and "Tunnel Of Love" have been cut.
And I Am Always So Vitriolic
Brian07663NJ
Broadway Legend
joined:6/21/06
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 01:42pm
well...these t'ings do 'appen

I like those songs too but something(s) had to change if the hope is to make it better.
Up next: Apr 01 Hedwig and the Angry Inch; Apr 05 Charo at RamsHead OnStage; Apr 07 Lady Gaga at Roseland Ballroom; Apr 13 Amaluna next to Citi Field; Apr 18 Disney Junior at MSG Theatre; May 06 Aladdin; May 13 Artpop Ball Lady Gaga at MSG; Jun 07 Varekai in Bridgeport, CT Jul 12 1:30pm Side Show; Jul 12 8:30pm Fantasia w/National Symphony Orchestra; Aug 16 The Visit: Williamstown Festival
Mr Roxy
Broadway Legend
joined:5/17/03
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 01:50pm
Tunnel of Love is the bigger loss IMO

Saw the original production and was blown away by it. I have one of those naughty videos of it.
Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth - Lillian Hellman.
Up In One
Featured Actor
joined:5/27/04
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 03:57pm
There was a clip of one of the new songs ....
All In The Mind
Up In One
Featured Actor
joined:5/27/04
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 03:59pm
And another clip ...
Like Everyone Else
Dean
Swing
joined:5/31/06
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 04:09pm
Saw last night's preview and truly enjoyed it. While I miss some of the music that has been cut, the changes to the script seem to give the entire story a better arc. And the new songs are fine. I'm sure many additional changes are coming now that they are up in front of an audience. I love this score and the story and hope that this reimagined version does well! I'm holding back opinions of specific performances because they are still so very early in the run. We were told last night was the first preview, but I could have sworn posters noted a 5 November start date. Don't know what happened Tuesday.
DJDCguy
Younger Brother
Broadway Star
joined:8/27/12
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 04:18pm
^ I believe the first preview for Tuesday was cancelled due to the show not being ready.

How was the set? Do you have a song list you could maybe post? :)
MissAnneThrop
Broadway Star
joined:2/9/04
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 04:24pm
if you open the link in the original post you can view the whole "playbill" from the website.
And I Am Always So Vitriolic
Younger Brother
Broadway Star
joined:8/27/12
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 05:14pm
Thank you! May I also ask who Ray is in the show?
Younger Brother
Broadway Star
joined:8/27/12
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 05:14pm
Thank you! May I also ask who Ray is in the show?
CATSNYrevival
Broadway Legend
joined:3/1/04
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 06:34pm
The link to the program must be hiding somewhere. Or I'm starring right at it and don't see it.
That's right! Underscore mother-fu@#ers!
MissAnneThrop
Broadway Star
joined:2/9/04
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 06:40pm
click where it says KNOW: Read the pre-performance guide.
And I Am Always So Vitriolic
CATSNYrevival
Broadway Legend
joined:3/1/04
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 06:41pm
Thank you.
That's right! Underscore mother-fu@#ers!
MissAnneThrop
Broadway Star
joined:2/9/04
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 06:49pm
you are very welcome.
And I Am Always So Vitriolic
charliebrown5
Understudy
joined:8/1/13
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/7/13 at 11:09pm
I have tickets for November 19. I'm new to the show, but based on everything I've heard, I'm very excited. I will report back!
Younger Brother
Broadway Star
joined:8/27/12
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/8/13 at 06:56pm

First production shot. The costumes look amazing!

GlindatheGood22
Broadway Legend
joined:7/17/07
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/8/13 at 07:12pm

Both Leave Me Alone and We Share Everything are gone, but Say Goodbye to the Freak Show remains.

I leave the room smiling.
Updated On: 11/8/13 at 07:12 PM
Up In One
Featured Actor
joined:5/27/04
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/8/13 at 08:11pm
U-T San Diego's Jim Hebert video chats with SIDE SHOW's leading ladies Emily Padgett and Erin Davie!
Emily Padgett and Erin Davie
AEA AGMA SM
Broadway Legend
joined:8/13/09
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/8/13 at 08:56pm
"Leave Me Alone" is still there, though it's been moved to the top of Act 2 and is billed as "Stuck With You/Leave Me Alone."

I'm very curious to see how the new book and score changes work.
Did you know that every day Mexican gays cross our borders and unplug our brain-dead ladies?
WestCoastActor/Director
Chorus Member
joined:2/8/05
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/9/13 at 01:42am

Come Look At The Freaks...I will on the 23rd and meeting with the Production Stage Manager after the show. I went to college with her.

cardamon
Understudy
joined:12/19/04
Side Show previews in LaJolla
Posted: 11/9/13 at 01:51am
Here's a link to a slideshow with 6 production shots.

(I wish I was in Southern California right now...)


"Side Show" Slide Show!

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