Ripley/Skinner Album, Featuring Side Show, Jekyll, Due Oct. 27

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Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner may be stuck with each other for life, but fans will have to wait one more week for "Duets," their new CD. The Side Show Siamese twins, who shared a single Best Actress Tony nomination last season, have made a recording of Broadway duets. The album was to be released Oct. 20 but will instead be released Oct. 27.

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Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner may be stuck with each other for life, but fans will have to wait one more week for "Duets," their new CD. The Side Show Siamese twins, who shared a single Best Actress Tony nomination last season, have made a recording of Broadway duets. The album was to be released Oct. 20 but will instead be released Oct. 27. A number from Side Show is, of course, included -- along with two that were cut from the score.

Varese Sarabande producer Bruce Kimmel told Playbill On-Line that Ripley came to him suggesting a duet disc. Kimmel further focused the project by recommending an album of famous Broadway duets for women. Both Ripley and Skinner liked the notion. The finished album features songs the musicals Rags, Jekyll & Hyde, Bye Bye Birdie, Chess and Chicago.

Following of a song list for the album (all songs are duets, sung by both Ripley and Skinner):
"Perfect Strangers" (The Mystery of Edwin Drood)
"In His Eyes" (Jekyll & Hyde)
"We Make a Wonderful Pair" (Shenandoah)
"Sisters"/"Ohio" (White Christmas/Wonderful Town)
"If Mama Was Married" (Gypsy)
"Little Me" (Little Me)
"Every Day a Little Death" (A Little Night Music)
"Baby Dream Your Dream" (Sweet Charity)
"I Know Him So Well" (Chess)
"Two's Company" (The Magic Show)
"One Boy"/"What Did I Ever See in Him" (Bye Bye Birdie)
"My Own Best Friend"/"Nowadays" (Chicago)
"My Friend" (The Life)
"If We Never Meet Again" (Rags)
"Stuck With You"/"Ready to Play" (two cut songs from Side Show)

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