Side Show 1997

Ages: 10+
Opened: October 16, 1997
Closing: January 04, 1998

Side Show - 1997 - Broadway History , Info & More

Richard Rodgers Theatre (Broadway)
226 W. 46th St. New York, NY 10036

Re-Imagined Musical



Side Show

November 5 - December 15



Music by Henry Krieger

Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell

Directed by Bill Condon

Meant to be Together



Based on the true story of conjoined twins Violet and Daisy Hilton who became stars during the Depression, Side Show is a moving portrait of two women joined at the hip whose extraordinary bondage brings them fame but denies them love. The original 1997 Broadway production of Side Show was directed by Robert Longbottom and received four Tony® nominations, including a shared nomination for co-stars Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner, the only time in Tony history where two people were co-nominated for the Best Actress Award.



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Side Show History

Other Productions of Side Show

1997   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
2006   Welsh Revival
2006   Off-Broadway Off-Broadway Revival
Off-Broadway
2014   Broadway Broadway Revival Production
Broadway

Side Show - 1997 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1998 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Bill Russell
1998 Tony Awards Best Musical Emanuel Azenberg
1998 Tony Awards Best Musical Joseph Nederlander
1998 Tony Awards Best Musical Herschel Waxman
1998 Tony Awards Best Musical Janice McKenna
1998 Tony Awards Best Musical Scott Nederlander
1998 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Henry Krieger
1998 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Bill Russell
1998 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Alice Ripley
1998 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Emily Skinner
1997 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actress - Musical Alice Ripley

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