Look Back at Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner in the Original Broadway Run of Side Show

Archival Photos   Look Back at Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner in the Original Broadway Run of Side Show
 
The show, based on the lives of the Hilton Sisters, opened on Broadway October 16, 1997, at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

Side Show, about real-life conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, has a score by Henry Krieger (Dreamgirls) and book and lyrics by Bill Russell (Elegies for Angels...).

Side Show opened on Broadway October 16, 1997, at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Though its Broadway run was a brief 91 performances, Side Show has garnered a legion of fans. Robert Longbottom directed the original production that starred Tony nominee Emily Skinner and Tony Award winner Alice Ripley as Daisy and Violet Hilton, respectively. The actors shared a Tony Award nomination for their work.

Flip through the photos of the show below and real twins that inspired it:

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