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Photo Flash: Artwork Revealed for Broadway's Reimagined SIDE SHOW!Photo Flash: Artwork Revealed for Broadway's Reimagined SIDE SHOW!
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2014

The producers of the upcoming Broadway reimagining of Side Show have revealed the production's alluring poster artwork, that features a portrait of leading ladies Erin Davie and Emily Padgett, and captures the show's blend of vintage show business with the uniquely cinematic aesthetic that comes from the vision of Academy Award® winner Bill Condon (Chicago, Dreamgirls, Twilight Breaking Dawn Parts 1 & 2). As previously announced, Mr. Condon is making his theatrical debut as director of Side Show, which opens on Broadway, this fall. (more...)
Photo Flash: Erin Davie & Emily Padgett Prep for Broadway-Bound SIDE SHOW's First Photo ShootPhoto Flash: Erin Davie & Emily Padgett Prep for Broadway-Bound SIDE SHOW's First Photo Shoot
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2014

As previously announced, the much-talked about dazzling new production of SIDE SHOW will open on Broadway this fall at the St. James Theatre, directed by Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Bill Condon, and starring Erin Davie and Emily Padgett. Today, Davie tweeted a sneak peek at the pair's upcoming photo shoot for the Broadway-bound show's key art - check out the photo below! (more...)
SIDE SHOW Announces Full Broadway Creative Team! Cookie Jordan, Paul Kieve, Charles LaPointe & More Join CompanySIDE SHOW Announces Full Broadway Creative Team! Cookie Jordan, Paul Kieve, Charles LaPointe & More Join Company
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2014

Making his Broadway debut, Director and Academy Award® winner Bill Condon (Chicago, Dreamgirls, Twilight Breaking Dawn Parts 1 & 2) just announced his creative 'dream team' behind the look and feel of his critically-lauded reimagining of the musical Side Show which opens on Broadway this fall. (more...)
Say Hello to the Freak Show! Photo and Video Roundup of Broadway-Bound SIDE SHOWSay Hello to the Freak Show! Photo and Video Roundup of Broadway-Bound SIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - August 6, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, the much-talked about dazzling new production of SIDE SHOW will open on Broadway this fall at the St. James Theatre, it was announced today in New York City. It will be directed by Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Bill Condon (Chicago, Dreamgirls, Twilight: Breaking Dawn Parts 1 and 2, Gods and Monsters), making his Broadway directorial debut in an exciting new staging of the musical. SIDE SHOW will begin previews on Tuesday, October 28 with an official Opening Night on Monday, November 17. (more...)
Poster Art Unveiled For Broadway Revival Of SIDE SHOW & Website LaunchedPoster Art Unveiled For Broadway Revival Of SIDE SHOW & Website Launched
by Pat Cerasaro - August 6, 2014

Dazzling new poster art and an official website has been unveiled for the just-announced 2014 Broadway revival of cult musical SIDE SHOW and is now available to view. (more...)
SIDE SHOW to Open at Broadway's St. James Theatre This Fall; Erin Davie and Emily Padgett to Star!SIDE SHOW to Open at Broadway's St. James Theatre This Fall; Erin Davie and Emily Padgett to Star!
by BWW News Desk - August 6, 2014

The much-talked about dazzling new production of SIDE SHOW will open on Broadway this fall at the St. James Theatre, it was announced today in New York City. It will be directed by Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Bill Condon (Chicago, Dreamgirls, Twilight: Breaking Dawn Parts 1 and 2, Gods and Monsters), making his Broadway directorial debut in an exciting new staging of the musical. SIDE SHOW will begin previews on Tuesday, October 28 with an official Opening Night on Monday, November 17. (more...)
It Should Be Loved! SIDE SHOW is Broadway Bound - Reviews, Pics, Videos & More!It Should Be Loved! SIDE SHOW is Broadway Bound - Reviews, Pics, Videos & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - July 14, 2014

In preparation of a possible Broadway opening, BroadwayWorld brings you a recap of the show's success in both San Diego's La Jolla Playhouse and Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center! (more...)
SIDE SHOW Producers in Talks to Bring Re-Imagined Production to BroadwaySIDE SHOW Producers in Talks to Bring Re-Imagined Production to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2014

According to The New York Times, three sources in the theater industry have confirmed that producers of the re-imagined production, currently playing The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts through July 13, are in talks to bring the show to Broadway - as early as this fall. (more...)
BWW Interview: Far from Freaky- SIDE SHOW Twins Erin Davie and Emily Padgett Talk Kennedy Center Show Changes & More!BWW Interview: Far from Freaky- SIDE SHOW Twins Erin Davie and Emily Padgett Talk Kennedy Center Show Changes & More!
by Nicole Rosky - June 28, 2014

The leading ladies took the time to chat with BroadwayWorld about the new changes to the musical, their favorite parts of the show, their sisterly bond, and much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Look at the Freaks! Watch Scenes from SIDE SHOW at the Kennedy CenterSTAGE TUBE: Look at the Freaks! Watch Scenes from SIDE SHOW at the Kennedy Center
by Stage Tube - June 20, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents SIDE SHOW, which runs in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater now through July 13, 2014. Click below to watch highlights from the show, plus close-ups of the company performing 'Come Look at the Freaks' and 'Who Will Love Me As I Am?'! (more...)
Review Roundup: SIDE SHOW at the Kennedy CenterReview Roundup: SIDE SHOW at the Kennedy Center
by Review Roundups - June 20, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts opened SIDE SHOW in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater on June 19, 2014. Side Show features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger, and is directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon. Sam Davis will serve as musical director and arranger and will conduct the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. The Kennedy Center production of Side Show is produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Erin Davie, Emily Padgett & More in SIDE SHOW at the Kennedy Center!Photo Flash: First Look at Erin Davie, Emily Padgett & More in SIDE SHOW at the Kennedy Center!
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents SIDE SHOW, which runs in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater now through July 13, 2014. Press opening night is tomorrow, Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of SIDE SHOW at the Kennedy CenterSTAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of SIDE SHOW at the Kennedy Center
by Stage Tube - June 6, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents Side Show that runs in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater from June 14 to July 13, 2014. Side Show features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music byHenry Krieger, and is directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon. Sam Davis will serve as musical director and arranger and will conduct the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. The Kennedy Center production of Side Show is produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse. Press opening night is Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at a behind-the-scenes video below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of Kennedy Center's SIDE SHOW 'Attractions' Photo ShootSTAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of Kennedy Center's SIDE SHOW 'Attractions' Photo Shoot
by Stage Tube - June 6, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents a reimagined production of Side Show, set to run in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater from June 14 to July 13, 2014. Side Show features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music byHenry Krieger, and is directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon. Sam Davis will serve as musical director and arranger and will conduct the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. The Kennedy Center production of Side Show is produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse. Press opening night is Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Below, check out a behind-the-scenes look at the cast's recent 'Attractions' photo shoot! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Erin Davie, Emily Padgett and the Full Cast of SIDE SHOW at Kennedy CenterPhoto Flash: First Look at Erin Davie, Emily Padgett and the Full Cast of SIDE SHOW at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - June 3, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents Side Show that runs in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater from June 14 to July 13, 2014. Side Show features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger, and is directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon. Sam Davis will serve as musical director and arranger and will conduct the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. The Kennedy Center production of Side Show is produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse. Press opening night is Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the just released production shot below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: SIDE SHOW Begins Rehearsals at Kennedy Center - Catch Up with Erin Davie, Emily Padgett & More!STAGE TUBE: SIDE SHOW Begins Rehearsals at Kennedy Center - Catch Up with Erin Davie, Emily Padgett & More!
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2014

Rehearsals for the newly reimagined production of Side Show at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, running June 14 to July 13, 2014, kicked off today, with new faces joining the cast previously assembled at the La Jolla Playhouse. Below, catch up with Erin Davie and Emily Padgett, starring as the Hilton sisters, Side Show's cast and crew, and more on the first day of rehearsals! (more...)
Ryan Silverman, Robert Joy and More Will Join Erin Davie and Emily Padgett in SIDE SHOW at Kennedy Center; Full Cast Announced!Ryan Silverman, Robert Joy and More Will Join Erin Davie and Emily Padgett in SIDE SHOW at Kennedy Center; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced complete casting for its production of Side Show that runs in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater from June 14 to July 13, 2014. Side Show features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger, and is directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon. Sam Davis will serve as musical director and arranger and will conduct the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. The Kennedy Center production of Side Show is produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse. Press opening night is Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)
Norm Lewis, Hugh Panaro, Alice Ripley and More Set for I WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU: 54 SINGS SIDE SHOW TonightNorm Lewis, Hugh Panaro, Alice Ripley and More Set for I WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU: 54 SINGS SIDE SHOW Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 9, 2014

Lauren Kennedy, Norm Lewis, Jeff McCarthy, Hugh Panaro, Alice Ripley, The Skivvies and more will take part in 'I Will Never Leave You: 54 Sings Side Show' tonight, March 9, 2014 at 54 Below. (more...)
BWW Reviews: University of Central Oklahoma Presents Oklahoma Premiere of SIDE SHOWBWW Reviews: University of Central Oklahoma Presents Oklahoma Premiere of SIDE SHOW
by Jay Prock - March 8, 2014

When I hear the words side show, I think of a carnival or a circus and all the freaky, crazy attractions you'd see, such as the "bearded lady" or "strongest man" or "the girl with two heads." As the opening song of Side Show quickly gets to the point, "come look at the freaks." Come to the Oklahoma Premier of Side Show and see all these dazzling freaks. (more...)
54 SINGS SIDE SHOW, Beth Leavel & More Set for 54 Below this Week54 SINGS SIDE SHOW, Beth Leavel & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - March 3, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)
STAGE TUBE: SIDE SHOW Flashback- Emily Skinner & Alice Ripley Sing 'I Will Never Leave You'STAGE TUBE: SIDE SHOW Flashback- Emily Skinner & Alice Ripley Sing 'I Will Never Leave You'
by Stage Tube - February 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...)
Norm Lewis, Hugh Panaro, Alice Ripley and More Set for I WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU: 54 SINGS SIDE SHOW, 3/9Norm Lewis, Hugh Panaro, Alice Ripley and More Set for I WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU: 54 SINGS SIDE SHOW, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

Lauren Kennedy, Norm Lewis, Jeff McCarthy, Hugh Panaro, Alice Ripley, The Skivvies and more will take part in 'I Will Never Leave You: 54 Sings Side Show' on March 9, 2014 at 54 Below. (more...)
13 in 30: Video Highlights from 2013- SIDE SHOW13 in 30: Video Highlights from 2013- SIDE SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 29, 2013

2014 is upon us, which means that it's time to look back on all of the highs and lows that this past theatre season has brought. BroadwayWorld is wrapping up the year by tributing our favorite moments of 2013, and in this series, we're highlighting 13 of our favorite musical moments on stage in just 30 seconds. Below, check out a 30 second clip from one of our favorite musicals of the year- Side Show. (more...)
Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Dec. 14 - Part 2 - Final SIP from Re-Imagined SIDE SHOW at La Jolla Playhouse; Plus CINDERELLA, BEAUTIFUL & More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Dec. 14 - Part 2 - Final SIP from Re-Imagined SIDE SHOW at La Jolla Playhouse; Plus CINDERELLA, BEAUTIFUL & More!
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2013

Yesterday's shots include the final SIP from the re-imagined production of SIDE SHOW, which closes at La Jolla Playhouse today before heading to the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. for a limited engagement in the spring. Plus, check out photos from Broadway's CINDERELLA and BEAUTIFUL, the national tours of WHITE CHRISTMAS and EVITA, and a slew of regional productions! (more...)
La Jolla's SIDE SHOW Ends Run Today; Kennedy Center Engagement Set for Spring 2014La Jolla's SIDE SHOW Ends Run Today; Kennedy Center Engagement Set for Spring 2014
by BWW News Desk - December 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...)

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