The reimagined production of the 1997 Tony-nominated musical Side Show, which was seen at La Jolla Playhouse and, more recently, at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will arrive on Broadway Oct. 28 at the St. James Theatre. The marquee is now up!
-12 cast members down, including two Matilda’s. -Clay Thomson had to play five roles in the same scene. -Heather Tepe learning new parts during the intermission. -Celia Mei Rubin had three minutes to get ready. -Each cast member has probably run a mile by now just dashing between quick change room, dressing rooms and stage. -Betsy Struxness ended up going on as Mrs W halfway through act one. -They literally ran out of swings in yesterday’s show.