Emily Padgett News

VIDEO: Check Out Clips from the Concert OVERCASH AND CHANGE Featuring Numerous Broadway Performers
by Stage Tube - Apr 13, 2014

Overcash & Change 2, an evening featuring the work of musical theatre composer Drew Overcash was presented Feb. 24 at The Highline Ballroom. Video segments were just released- look below to check them out! (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Friday, April 11, 2014 - DISASTER! Fades, BOOK OF MORMON Tweets, LADY DAY Opens and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 11, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: DISASTER! closes off-Broadway, the stars of THE BOOK OF MORMON take to Twitter, and coming up on Sunday, LADY DAY opens on Broadway! (more...)

Jarrod Spector, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Emily Padgett & More Set for NOBODY LOVES YOU Reading on 4/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Araca Group will present a two week developmental reading of NOBODY LOVES YOU, a musical comedy with book & lyrics by Itamar Moses and music & lyrics by Gaby Alter with presentations on April 17 & 18, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SIDE SHOW Flashback- Emily Skinner & Alice Ripley Sing 'I Will Never Leave You'
by Stage Tube - Feb 28, 2014

Side Show, based on the true life story of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, is set to be revived at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in performances running from June 14 - July 13, 2014. Side Show originally opened on Broadway in 1997, starring Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner as the Hilton twins. Telling the story of their rise from circus attractions to famous vaudeville performers during the Great Depression, Side Show brings us the sisters' lifelong search for fortune, romance, and a spot on the stage. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Keala Settle, Alice Ripley & More in Henry Krieger's AMERICAN SONGBOOK Concert
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 16, 2014

Now in its 16th season, Lincoln Center's acclaimed series American Songbook continues to expand its scope celebrating the best in American singing and songwriting. Featured this week was contemporary theater composer Henry Krieger is best known for the landmark multi-award-winning musical Dreamgirls. The celebrated musician focuses on both his iconic and lesser-known works, including new songs written for the revival of his Tony-nominated cult-classic musical Side Show. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the concert below! (more...)

San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Announces 2013 Craig Noel Awards - GENTLEMEN'S GUIDE, IN THE HEIGHTS & More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

A musical now playing on Broadway, a coproduction between two San Diego theaters, a musical staged with a local high school and two homegrown festivals were honored by the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Monday at its 2013 Craig Noel Awards. (more...)

American Songbook Series with Jessica Molaskey, Great Performers, and More Set for Lincoln Center, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 01, 2014

Lincoln Center has announced its February 2014 lineup, including the American Songbook series with Michael John LaChiusa, Jessica Molaskey, and more, as well as Great Performers' 'Art Song on Film', Target Free Thursdays and Meet the Artist Todays. Details below! (more...)

Richard H. Blake, Kara Lindsay & More Set for Drew Overcash's OVERCASH & CHANGE 2 at Highline Ballroom, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Overcash & Change 2, an evening featuring the work of musical theatre composer Drew Overcash will be presented Feb. 24 at The Highline Ballroom. (more...)

Richard H Blake, Ariana DeBose, Jason Gotay and More Set for OVERCASH & CHANGE 2 at the Highline Ballroom, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

OVERCASH & CHANGE 2: The Music of Drew Overcash will highlight new music from up-and-coming composer Drew Overcash at the Highline Ballroom on Monday, February 24, 2014. Featuring special guests Richard H Blake, Ariana DeBose, Jason Gotay and more. (more...)

American Songbook Series with Jessica Molaskey, Great Performers, and More Set for Lincoln Center, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Lincoln Center has announced its February 2014 lineup, including the American Songbook series with Michael John LaChiusa, Jessica Molaskey, and more, as well as Great Performers' 'Art Song on Film', Target Free Thursdays and Meet the Artist Saturdays. Details below! (more...)

San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Reveal 2013 Craig Noel Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

Dominating the nominations in the musical category is the current Broadway sensation 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder,' which made its world premiere in February 2013 at San Diego's The Old Globe (a co-production with Hartford Stage). The musical racked up 11 nominations, including nods for New Musical, its versatile star Jefferson Mays (a UC San Diego alumnus) and its director Darko Tresnjak (former co-artistic director and Shakespeare Festival director at The Old Globe). (more...)

BWW's Michael L. Quintos Picks His Best of So. California Theater for 2013
by Michael L. Quintos - Dec 30, 2013

Ah, yes. 2013 was indeed an outstanding year for theater in Southern California. Even better: Orange County---my home base---boasted some of the best shows, period---marking an exciting theater renaissance in brilliance and artistry that I hope continues to grow here inside L.A.'s next door neighbor. With that said, here is my Top 10 Stage Shows of 2013 from Orange County and adjacent locales nearby, followed by my picks for the year's best performances. (more...)

La Jolla's SIDE SHOW Ends Run Today; Kennedy Center Engagement Set for Spring 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts produces, in association with La Jolla Playhouse, a re-imagining of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Side Show. Directed by Academy Award winning director Bill Condon, the musical closes at La Jolla Playhouse tonight, December 17 and will open at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater in spring 2014. The musical features book and lyrics by Bill Russelland music by Henry Krieger who will revise the show before its debut at La Jolla. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of La Jolla's Re-Imagined SIDE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in association with La Jolla Playhouse, presents a re-imagining of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Side Show. Directed by Academy Award winning director Bill Condon, the musical will play at La Jolla Playhouse now through December 17 and will open at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater in spring 2014. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Come Look at the Freaks! Watch Highlights from La Jolla Playhouse's SIDE SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 10, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in association with La Jolla Playhouse, presents a re-imagining of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Side Show. Directed by Academy Award winning director Bill Condon, the musical will play at La Jolla Playhouse now through December 17 and will open at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater in spring 2014. BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you exclusive highlights from the show below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch First Footage from La Jolla Playhouse's Re-Imagined SIDE SHOW!
by Stage Tube - Dec 02, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in association with La Jolla Playhouse, presents a re-imagining of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Side Show. Directed by Academy Award winning director Bill Condon, the musical will play at La Jolla Playhouse now through December 17 and will open at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater in spring 2014. The show was just featured in a special on KPBS, and you can go behind the scenes of the project below. Plus, check out the first video footage from the new production on stage! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Costume Sketches and Renderings of Re-Imagined SIDE SHOW at La Jolla
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in association with La Jolla Playhouse, presents a re-imagining of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Side Show. Directed by Academy Award winning director Bill Condon, the musical plays at La Jolla Playhouse now through December 17 and will open at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater in spring 2014. The musical features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Kriegerwho will revise the show before its debut at La Jolla. Check out some costume sketches by designer Paul Tazewell and renderings for some of the "freak" character special makeup effects by Dave and Lou Elsey below! (more...)

Review Roundup: Re-Imagined SIDE SHOW at La Jolla Playhouse
by Review Roundups - Nov 19, 2013

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW Reviews: Reinvented SIDE SHOW World Premieres at La Jolla Playhouse
by Don Grigware - Nov 19, 2013

Side Show/book & lyrics by Bill Russell/music by Henry Krieger/directed by Bill Condon/La Jolla Playhouse/through December 15 (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at La Jolla Playhouse's Re-Imagined SIDE SHOW!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 09, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will produce, in association with La Jolla Playhouse, a re-imagining of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Side Show. Directed by Academy Award winning director Bill Condon, the musical will play at La Jolla Playhouse now through December 17 and will open at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater in spring 2014. The musical features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger who will revise the show before its debut at La Jolla. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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