Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner Set Fall Encore for Unattached Cabaret Show

Cabaret & Concert News   Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner Set Fall Encore for Unattached Cabaret Show The pair earned a joint Tony nomination as conjoined twins in the original Side Show.
Emily Skinner Alice RIpley
Emily Skinner Alice RIpley

Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner, who created the roles of Violet and Daisy Hilton in the original Broadway production of Side Show, will encore their sold-out cabaret show Unattached at Feinstein’s/54 Below this fall.

The evening of personal favorites and songs from their stage careers premiered at Feinstein’s/54 Below in February 2016, and came back for a sold-out return in July 2016. The 2017 encore is scheduled for four performances November 28 and 30, and December 1 and 2, all at 7 PM.

The concert, which includes songs from Side Show, as well as “As If We Never Said Goodbye,” “Bosom Buddies,” and “Two Little Sisters,” was also recorded live and released on the Broadway Records label in 2016.

Tickets range $65–$130 (VIP), plus a $25 food/drink minimum. Tickets go on sale to Club 54 members on June 26 at noon. To join Club 54, click here. Tickets go on sale to the general public at noon June 29.

Read the 1997 Interview with Emily Skinner and Alice Ripley, Two Hopefuls on the Verge of Stardom and Failure in Side Show

Ripley and Skinner received a joint Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for their performances in the 1997 original Broadway staging of Side Show. Ripley won a Tony for her performance in Next to Normal and returned to Broadway in American Psycho. Skinner appeared in The Full Monty, Dinner at Eight, and James Joyce’s The Dead, and is scheduled to return to Broadway this summer in the Harold Prince retrospective Prince of Broadway.

Ripley has been a special guest performer on two of Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are available for Playbill’s Rhine River cruise in August 2017, featuring Seth Rudetsky, Andréa Burns, Faith Prince, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d’Amboise, and Santino Fontana. Playbill Travel is now also booking Broadway on the Danube River with Michael Feinstein for November 2017, also featuring Carmen Cusack, Julia Murney, Christopher Fitzgerald, Marc Kudisch, Christopher Sieber, Brandon Uranowitz, and Rudetsky, as well as other exciting talent to be announced. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information.

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