Side Show opened on Broadway October 16, 1997, at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Though its Broadway run was brief, at only 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 Ripley as Daisy and Violet Hilton, respectively. The actresses shared a Tony Award nomination for their work.
Flip through the photos of the show below and real twins that inspired it:
Look Back at Side Show on Broadway and the Original Sisters That Inspired It