By Andrew Gans
19 Jun 2014
|Photo by Kevin Berne|
The musical, produced in association with the La Jolla Playhouse, stars Erin Davie as Violet Hilton and Emily Padgett as Daisy Hilton with Matthew Hydzik as Buddy Foster, Robert Joy as Sir, Ryan Silverman as Terry Connor (Manoel Felciano played Terry at La Jolla) and David St. Louis as Jake as well as Brandon Bieber, Charity Dawson, Lauren Elder, Derek Hanson, Javier Ignacio, Jordanna James, Guy Lockard, Kelvin Moon Loh, Barrett Martin, Con O’Shea Creal, Matthew Patrick Davis, Don Richard, Blair Ross, Hannah Shankman, Jason Walker and Delaney Westfall.
Oscar winner Bill Condon directs the production that has been revised since its 1997 Broadway premiere.
The Kennedy Center production also has scenic design by David Rockwell, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer and sound design by Kai Harada. The musical features choreography by Anthony Van Laast.
The original Broadway production of Side Show opened on Oct. 16, 1997, and was directed by Robert Longbottom. The production starred Alice Ripley, Emily Skinner, Ken Jennings, Norm Lewis, Jeff McCarthy, and Hugh Panaro. It ran for 91 performances and received four Tony nominations, including a shared nomination for co-stars Ripley and Skinner, the only time in Tony history where two people were co-nominated for the Best Actress award.
For ticket information visit kennedy-center.org.