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Date Of Birth:
July 15
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Off-Broadway's PAGEANT to Welcome Miss America at Final Performance this WeekendOff-Broadway's PAGEANT to Welcome Miss America at Final Performance this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Producers have announced that the limited engagement of PAGEANT will celebrate its final performance on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 7:30pm, with special guests, including Miss America 2015 winner Kira Kazantsev (Miss New York) and other Miss America 2015 finalists. All audience members in attendance on Sunday are invited to join the company immediately after the show at Boxers (742 9th Ave) for a free drink with ticket stub and $3 drink specials all night. (more...)

Riverdale Repertory Company to Stage HOW TO SUCCEED, 11/1-16Riverdale Repertory Company to Stage HOW TO SUCCEED, 11/1-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

"Mad Men" meets Broadway as the Riverdale Repertory Company present the classic musical comedy about big business in the 1960s, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING for six performances only, November 1-16, 2014. (more...)

Vincent Leggett Joins Act3 Playhouse's SIDE SHOW, Running 11/6-23Vincent Leggett Joins Act3 Playhouse's SIDE SHOW, Running 11/6-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Act3 Playhouse welcomes 'Out TV: The Next American Gay' reality star Vincent Leggett to the cast of Side Show playing the role of Jake, originated by influence Norm Lewis. (more...)

BWW TV: Meet the Freaks and Creative Team of Broadway's SIDE SHOW- First Look at the Cast in Costume!BWW TV: Meet the Freaks and Creative Team of Broadway's SIDE SHOW- First Look at the Cast in Costume!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2014

SIDE SHOW will begin previews performances at Broadway's St. James Theatre on Tuesday, October 28 with an official Opening Night on Monday, November 17. The company just met the press, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big event. Check out interviews with the whole creative team and get a sneak peek of the freaks in costume below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Come Look at the Freaks! SIDE SHOW Cast Meets the PressPhoto Coverage: Come Look at the Freaks! SIDE SHOW Cast Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Oct 18, 2014

SIDE SHOW will begin previews performances at Broadway's St. James Theatre on Tuesday, October 28 with an official Opening Night on Monday, November 17. The company just met the press, and BroadwayWorld brings you a preview of the show below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Freaks of SIDE SHOWFREEZE FRAME: Meet the Freaks of SIDE SHOW
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2014

Side Show will begin previews performances at Broadway's St. James Theatre on Tuesday, October 28 with an official Opening Night on Monday, November 17. The company just met the press, and BroadwayWorld brings you a close-up with the 'freaks' below! Be sure to check back later for our full coverage! (more...)

AUDIO: The Twins Are Back on Broadway! First Listen to Erin Davie & Emily Padgett's 'I Will Never Leave You' from SIDE SHOWAUDIO: The Twins Are Back on Broadway! First Listen to Erin Davie & Emily Padgett's 'I Will Never Leave You' from SIDE SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2014

In a first listen below, SIDE SHOW's Erin Davie and Emily Padgett perform the production's beloved showstopper 'I Will Never Leave You.' The music from Side Show is written by Tony®, Academy® Award nominee and Grammy Award Winning composer Henry Krieger (Dreamgirls) and Tony® Award nominated lyricist Bill Russell, with orchestrations by Tony® Award winner Harold Wheeler, with musical direction by Sam Davis. Check it out! (more...)

Last Chance to see PAGEANT - Save 50% on Final PerformancesLast Chance to see PAGEANT - Save 50% on Final Performances
by Contests - Broadway - Oct 16, 2014

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Golf Channel's David Feherty Wins Best Host at Cablefax Program AwardsGolf Channel's David Feherty Wins Best Host at Cablefax Program Awards
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

David Feherty, host of the critically acclaimed Golf Channel Series, Feherty, was awarded “Best Host Talk Show” at the 2014 Cablefax Program Awards, held Tuesday in Los Angeles, Calif. (more...)

Act3 Productions to Present SIDE SHOW, 11/7-23Act3 Productions to Present SIDE SHOW, 11/7-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Act3 Productions presents Side Show, a heart-warming story of two sisters searching for love and fame. Side Show will run November 7- 23 at Act3 Productions in Sandy Springs. Inspired by the true story of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, the musical touches on the universal need for acceptance and the strength of the human spirit. The Tony Award-winning show features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger. Tickets are available at www.act3productions.org. (more...)

A.R.T. & OBERON to Stage Jeannette Bayardelle's SHIDAA.R.T. & OBERON to Stage Jeannette Bayardelle's SHIDA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and OBERON will present SHIDA, a new musical in development with book, music and lyrics by Jeannette Bayardelle, directed by Andy Sandberg, and music direction by Kurt Crowley. (more...)

Last Day For PAGEANT Cast Recording IndiegogoLast Day For PAGEANT Cast Recording Indiegogo
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 10, 2014

Time is running out! (more...)

Only 2 Days Left For PAGEANT Cast Recording IndiegogoOnly 2 Days Left For PAGEANT Cast Recording Indiegogo
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 8, 2014

Only two days remain to help crowd-fund the proposed cast recording of Off-Broadway musical PAGEANT. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: SIDE SHOW on BroadwayUp on the Marquee: SIDE SHOW on Broadway
by Walter McBride - Oct 6, 2014

The upcoming Broadway reimagining of Side Show, featuring leading ladies Erin Davie and Emily Padgett, opens on Broadway this fall, with a revised book and lyrics are by Bill Russell, with music by Henry Krieger, and additional book material by Bill Condon. Musical direction and arrangements are by Sam Davis (Dreamgirls at the Apollo), orchestrations are by six time Tony Award nominee Harold Wheeler, (Hairspray, Dreamgirls, The Wiz); and choreography is by Tony and Olivier Award nominee Anthony Van Laast (Mamma Mia). Since its inception, Jack Tantleff has serviced as Creative Supervisor. Below, check out photos of the marquee at the St. James Theatre! (more...)

SIDE SHOW Box Office Opens Today at St. James Theatre; First 100 Will Get Voucher for Free Cast AlbumSIDE SHOW Box Office Opens Today at St. James Theatre; First 100 Will Get Voucher for Free Cast Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

When the box office for Side Show, at Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street), opens TODAY at 10:00 a.m., the first 100 ticket-buyers on line will receive a voucher for a free copy of Side Show's recently announced, new original Broadway cast recording. Each of the cast recordings given away will be autographed by the creative team, which includes Academy Award® winning director Bill Condon, multiple Grammy Award® winning and Academy Award®, Golden Globe®, and Tony Award® nominated composerHenry Krieger, and Tony Award® nominated book writer and lyricist Bill Russell. (more...)

St. James Box Office for Broadway's Revamped SIDE SHOW Opens Next WeekSt. James Box Office for Broadway's Revamped SIDE SHOW Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

When the box office for Side Show, at Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street), opens on Monday, October 6 at 10:00 a.m., the first 100 ticket-buyers on line will receive a voucher for a free copy of Side Show's recently announced, new original Broadway cast recording. (more...)

SIDE SHOW Revival to Get New Cast Recording; Details RevealedSIDE SHOW Revival to Get New Cast Recording; Details Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

The all-new Broadway cast recording of Side Show will be released on Broadway Records in early 2015, producers announced today. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Hilton Twins are Back on Broadway! Inside SIDE SHOW's First Rehearsal with Cast & Creative TeamPhoto Flash: The Hilton Twins are Back on Broadway! Inside SIDE SHOW's First Rehearsal with Cast & Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Rehearsals are now underway for the critically-lauded reimagining of the musical SIDE SHOW, starring Erin Davie and Emily Padgett as conjoined twins Violet and Daisy Hilton. Check out photos from the first rehearsal below! (more...)

Jason Daunter to Make Solo Cabaret Debut With BECAUSE I WANT TO! at the Laurie Beechman, 10/5-6Jason Daunter to Make Solo Cabaret Debut With BECAUSE I WANT TO! at the Laurie Beechman, 10/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Jason Daunter, producing director for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and a veteran Broadway stage manager, will make his solo cabaret debut -- and farewell performance -- on October 5 and 6, 2014, at the Laurie Beechman Theatre (407 West 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

Photo Flash: A Look Back at Cygnet Theatre's Summer Show PAGEANTPhoto Flash: A Look Back at Cygnet Theatre's Summer Show PAGEANT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Cygnet Theatre Season 12 got off to a rollicking start with the return of audience favorite and off-Broadway hit, Pageant, just in time for summer fun. James Vasquez directed and choreographed this hilarious mash-up of a beauty pageant and a drag musical that let's audience members decide who is crowned the winner. The talented and funny David McBean returned as Miss Deep South and Phil Johnson reprised his role as the wacky master of ceremonies. With Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell (Side Show) and Frank Kelly (The Texas Chainsaw Musical) and Music by Albert Evans, this crowd pleasing romp about beauty contestants ran over the summer. BroadwayWorld has a look back at photos from the show below! (more...)

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