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.
Emily Skinner and Alice Ripley in <i>Side Show</i>
Emily Skinner and Alice Ripley in Side Show Joan Marcus

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 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:

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