Our Blog

The Redhouse presents Side Show the Musical outdoors in a real Circus Tent! As part of its 2012 Summer Theatre Festival, Red house Arts Center will feature a traveling production of Side Show the Musical! This unforgettable evening celebrating the bizarre and the beautiful will take place in a traditional circus tent! Performances begin in Sherrill on June 28th, 7pm and Skaneateles on June 29th and 30th at 7pm. The production will then travel to Great Camp Sagamore in the Adirondacks. Side Show is written by Bill Russell and Henry Krieger, and based on the true story of conjoined twins, Violet and Daisy Hilton, who became stars during the Depression. Told almost entirely in song, the show follows their progression from England to America, on the vaudeville circuit and to Hollywood on the eve of their appearance in the 1932 movie Freaks. The Redhouse production features Direction by Stephen Svoboda, Music Direction by Zachary Orts, Choroegraphy by Anton Briones,Set and Light Design by Tim Brown and Costume Design by Lisa Loen. The Acting Company includes Stephen Grant Douglas, Brian Detlefs, Leah Roth, Anton Briones, Amanda Bilger, and Chris Baron from NYC. Cast also includes local actors Howard Schall and Jessica Yagoda (Oneida),Crystal Scott (Syracuse), Grace Allyn(Skaneateles) Lucas Greer(Liverpool), Samantha Spadafore (Liverpool), Mary Nickson, Nathan Keep(Homer) Jason Belanger (Fayetteville), Kevin Phoenix (Liverpool), Larisa Karr (Syracuse), Elaine Koh(Manlius), Gabe and Lucy DiGenova (Syracuse) and David Marr. So visit our 1930‘s Circus tent – and enjoy this moving portrait of two women joined at the hip whose extraordinary bondage brings them fame but denies them love. “Daring, enthralling … [with] passion, empathy and directness [that is] reflected in the tidal pull of the music and the winning simplicity of the lyrics…. Grafts the Hilton sisters into the hearts of their audience.” – New York Times. Sherrill Performance: City of Sherrill Community Activity Center Lawn 139 East Hamilton Ave Sherrill, NY 13461 Skaneateles Performances: Austin Park Skaneateles, NY 13152 Side Show the Musical June 28th: Sherrill – Community Activity Center Lawn June 29th & 30th: Skaneateles – Austin Park 7:00 pm Teen & Adult Event $25 / $15 Members ($10 Admission- Ages 16 and Under) BUY NOW <https://secure.vertiglo.com/831/redhouse/2012JUNESIDESHOW.html>

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 @ 2:01 pm by Curt
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles
Tags: