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Exclusive! Side Show Standouts Erin Davie & Emily Padgett on the Show's Early Closing

Exclusive! Side Show Standouts Erin Davie & Emily Padgett on the Show's Early Closing

Paul Wontorek caught up with Side Show leading ladies Erin Davie and Emily Padgett to discuss the show's closing and the strange significance of its final performance happening on January 4.

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Overnight Sensation! Side Show to Record New Broadway Cast Album

Overnight Sensation! Side Show to Record New Broadway Cast Album

We told you Erin Davie, Emily Padgett and the new cast of Side Show would never leave you! A new Broadway cast recording of the musical by Henry Krieger and Bill Russell will be released on Broadway Records in early 2015. Produced by six-time Grammy winner Frank Filipetti, the new album will be released in the theater, stores and on ...

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Seeing Double! Side Show Stars Erin Davie & Emily Padgett Feel the Sisterly Love at a Starry Cocktail Party

Seeing Double! Side Show Stars Erin Davie & Emily Padgett Feel the Sisterly Love at a Starry Cocktail Party

Can you see the resemblance? Side Show stars Erin Davie and Emily Padgett will play conjoined twins in the new revival of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell’s beloved musical Side Show—and on September 9, the stars got into character at a cocktail reception at Joe’s Pub! Dressed in identical outfits by Rachel Antonoff, the duo spent some quality time ...

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Will You Be Part of Their Circus? Tickets Now On Sale for Broadway Revival of Side Show

Will You Be Part of Their Circus? Tickets Now On Sale for Broadway Revival of Side Show

Daisy and Violet are ready to return to the Great White Way. Tickets are now available for the revival of Side Show, starring Erin Davie and Emily Padgett. The two will reprise their performances in the production, following successful runs in San Diego and Washington D.C. Previews are set to begin on October 28 at the St. James Theatre ...

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It's Official! Side Show Will Transfer to the Great White Way, Starring Erin Davie and Emily Padgett

It's Official! Side Show Will Transfer to the Great White Way, Starring Erin Davie and Emily Padgett

It's official! As previously speculated, after successful runs in both San Diego and Washington, D.C., director Bill Condon’s re-imagined staging of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell’s Side Show is transferring to Broadway. The musical will begin performances on October 28 at the St. James Theatre. Opening night is set for November 17. Erin Davie and Emily Padgett will reprise ...

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Director Bill Condon on His ‘Spooky’ New Side Show at La Jolla Playhouse & the Reimagined Reboot’s Broadway Buzz

Director Bill Condon on His ‘Spooky’ New Side Show at La Jolla Playhouse & the Reimagined Reboot’s Broadway Buzz

Daisy and Violet are back...with a makeover! Dreamgirls and Twilight director Bill Condon is breathing new life into the musical cult favorite Side Show at California’s La Jolla Playhouse through December 15, telling the real-life story of two conjoined twin sisters (played by Broadway vets Erin Davie and Emily Padgett) navigating love and life in the world of the ...

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Erin Davie and Emily Padgett to Play the Hilton Sisters in Side Show at La Jolla Playhouse and Kennedy Center

Erin Davie and Emily Padgett to Play the Hilton Sisters in Side Show at La Jolla Playhouse and Kennedy Center

Side Show has found its leading ladies! Erin Davie and Emily Padgett will star as Violet and Daisy Hilton, respectively, in director Bill Condon’s re-imagined staging of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell’s Side Show. The production will run at La Jolla Playhouse from November 5 through December 15, 2013, followed by a run in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy ...

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Weekend Poll: Which Broadway Starlet Should Join the Cast of HBO’s Girls?

Weekend Poll: Which Broadway Starlet Should Join the Cast of HBO’s Girls?

Lena Dunham's acclaimed comedy Girls returns to HBO on January 13, and we can’t help but feel like those edgy Brooklyn girls could use a bit of Midtown Manhattan in their lives. Though the show already features hunky Broadway alums like Andrew Rannells, Christopher Abbott and Adam Driver, there’s definitely room on the bench for a fifth Girl—especially if ...

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Green Bay Packers Linebacker Clay Matthews Pays a Headbanging Visit to Rock of Ages

Green Bay Packers Linebacker Clay Matthews Pays a Headbanging Visit to Rock of Ages
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Touchdown! On April 20, Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews III took off his helmet and headed to the Great White Way to catch the ’80s jukebox hit Rock of Ages—his first Broadway musical ever! The show tells the story of Drew (played by Justin Matthew Sargent), a small-town boy who moves to Hollywood to persue his dream of ...

Rock of Ages Celebrates Three Years of Big Hair, '80s Hits & Guitar Riffs on Broadway

Rock of Ages Celebrates Three Years of Big Hair, '80s Hits & Guitar Riffs on Broadway

We can’t fight this feeling anymore! On April 3, Justin Matthew Sargent, Emily Padgett, Jeremy Woodard, Genson Blimline and the cast of Rock of Ages threw a party in honor of the show’s third head-banging year on Broadway. Featuring ’80s hits including “We Built This City” and “Don’t Stop Believin',” Rock of Ages is the story of Drew Boley (Sargent ...

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Rock of Ages Star Emily Padgett Swears to Be Less 'Sweet' in the Season Ahead

Rock of Ages Star Emily Padgett Swears to Be Less 'Sweet' in the Season Ahead

As the curtain goes down on 2011, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2012. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

EMILY PADGETT (Sherrie in Rock of Ages ...

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Emily Padgett Headed Back to Broadway in Rock of Ages

Emily Padgett Headed Back to Broadway in Rock of Ages

Former Rock of Ages star Emily Padgett will return to the Broadway company as Sherrie on November 7. She replaces Rebecca Faulkenberry, who will play her final performance on November 6 before heading to the Foxwoods Theatre as Mary Jane in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.

In addition to Rock of Ages, Padgett’s previous Broadway credits include Legally Blonde and ...

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Any Way She Wants It! Porn Star Jenna Jameson Eyes Broadway's Rock of Ages

Any Way She Wants It! Porn Star Jenna Jameson Eyes Broadway's Rock of Ages

Porn star Jenna Jameson may be headed for Broadway. The blonde bombshell is in talks join the cast of Rock of Ages as strip club owner Justice, a role created and still played by Michele Mais, according to The New York Post.

“I'm praying I get the role,” Jameson told the newspaper. “Broadway has always been a dream of ...

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America's Got Talent Gets Rocked by Rock of Ages (and One Twisted Sister)

America's Got Talent Gets Rocked by Rock of Ages (and One Twisted Sister)

The hit TV series America's Got Talent is used to having big voices (um, paging Susan Boyle, from the British version) and wild performances on its competitive stage...so naturally over-the-top Broadway hit Rock of Ages fit right in on the show's July 14 episode. Constantine Maroulis, Emily Padgett and the Rock of Ages cast (including those slinky chorus gals ...

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Girl Power! Runaway Bad Girl Lita Ford and Family Hit Rock of Ages

Girl Power! Runaway Bad Girl Lita Ford and Family Hit Rock of Ages
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Rock of Ages got a visit from one of the most shredding families in the rock biz on April 9, when guitarist Lita Ford of The Runaways, hubby Jim Gillette of Nitro and mohawk-ed sons James and Rocco dropped by the campy '80s comedy to see what heavy metal fans in the know have been chattering about ever since the ...

Rock of Ages' Emily Padgett: From Understudy to Broadway Star

Rock of Ages' Emily Padgett: From Understudy to Broadway Star

Age: 25

Hometown: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Currently: Going from sexy understudy to bombshell leading lady as Sherri in the hit musical Rock of Ages.

Broadway 101: Padgett’s Broadway exposure started early, when her parents would return from New York vacations bearing cast recordings as gifts. “They did the whole Andrew Lloyd Webber thing—Phantom, Cats, his greatest hits. We listened ...

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Emily Padgett to Replace Kerry Butler in Rock of Ages

Emily Padgett to Replace Kerry Butler in Rock of Ages

Current understudy Emily Padgett will assume the starring role of small-town girl Sherrie in the Broadway musical Rock of Ages beginning March 15. She takes over for current leading lady Kerry Butler, who plays her final performance on March 13. In addition, Derek St. Pierre and Katie Webber will join the show on March 22. St. Pierre takes over the madcap ...

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Schneider, Padgett & Schulz Join Taylor Hicks in Grease Tour

Schneider, Padgett & Schulz Join Taylor Hicks in Grease Tour

Eric Schneider, Emily Padgett and Allie Schulz will join previously announced star Taylor Hicks in the national tour of Grease, which is set to begin at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI, on December 2. Schneider will play Danny Zuko, with Padgett as Sandy Dumbrowski, Schulz as Rizzo and American Idol winner Hicks as Teen Angel.

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Legally Blonde Sets Broadway Closing Date

Legally Blonde Sets Broadway Closing Date

The Broadway production of Legally Blonde has set a closing date of October 19 at the Palace Theatre. The show, which opened on April 29, 2007, will have played 30 previews and 595 regular performances upon closing.

A musicalization of the popular feature film starring Reese Witherspoon as stylish Harvard Law student Elle Woods, Legally Blonde received seven 2007 Tony ...

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Binder, Blommaert, Brown, Buntrock and Fischer Join Grease as Full Cast is Revealed

Binder, Blommaert, Brown, Buntrock and Fischer Join Grease as Full Cast is Revealed

Producers of Grease have announced the complete cast of their upcoming revival at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, starring reality TV personalities Max Crumm and Laura Osnes. Joining the cast are Ryan Patrick Binder as Doody, Susan Blommaert as Miss Lynch, Jeb Brown as Vince Fontaine, Stephen R. Buntrock as Teen Angel, Allison Fischer as Patty Simcox and Jamison Scott as ...

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