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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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