Broadway Fans Invited to View History-Making Outdoor Broadcast of “Side Show” Act I Finale Live on Opening Night
Clear Channel Spectacolor Broadcasts to the Heart of Times Square
November 17 – New York, NY – Side Show will make history on Opening Night, November 17 at 7:45 p.m. when Clear Channel Spectacolor will broadcast the show-stopping Act I finale in Times Square with never before used audio technology on one of their digital billboards. The rousing Act I finale, Who Will Love Me as I Am?, sung by the show’s two leading ladies, Erin Davie and Emily Padgett, will be the first opening night performance in history aired live in Times Square.
“Side Show is vivid, lavish, and emotionally stirring.” Charles Isherwood, New York Times
Side Show super-fans and Broadway fans alike are invited to gather at the famous red steps at Duffy Square in Times Square at 47th Street to view the show-stopping number.
“Clear Channel Spectacolor is proud to premier this extraordinary performance to everyone in Duffy Square on Side Show’s opening night, using the new audio technology that lets us deliver unique events, sponsor-ships and brand experiences on behalf of advertisers,” said Harry Coghlan, President, Clear Channel Out-door New York. “As a producing partner of Side Show, we are delighted to bring the full breadth of our capabilities to the show’s marketing program which is as unique and distinctive as the show itself.”
“It is exciting for all of us at Side Show to celebrate Broadway in this historic way,” said the show’s director, Bill Condon.
A Searing, Soaring American Musical is Reborn.
Stunning. Goosebumps are raised! Peter Marks, The Washington Post
Directed by Academy Award®-winner Bill Condon, featuring a “supercharged score” (Charles Isherwood, New York Times), Side Show includes new music by multiple Grammy Award® winner and Academy Award®, Golden Globe®, and Tony Award® nominee Henry Krieger (Dreamgirls), with book and lyrics by Tony Award® nominee Bill Russell and additional book material by Bill Condon, and choreography by Tony and Olivier Award® nominee Anthony Van Laast (Mamma Mia!).
Side Show is inspired by the remarkable true story of the Hilton twins, Daisy and Violet, who were legends in their time and the highest paid performers on the vaudeville circuit. Side Show is their heartwarming search for first love and acceptance amidst the spectacle of fame and scrutiny under the spotlight.
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