Side Show: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Side Show tells the true story of Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins who became stars during the vaudeville era. As Daisy and Violet rise to fame as performers, they navigate the challenges of exploitation, fame, and personal relationships. The musical delves into their complex bond, the pressures they face from society, and their journey toward self-discovery. Side Show explores themes of identity, acceptance, and the pursuit of love and independence.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1997)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1930s


Creative Team

Music: Henry Krieger

Lyrics/Book: Bill Russell


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1997)➝

Broadway Cast (2014)➝


Links

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

1990s, Biography, Dramatic, Female Leads, Large Cast, Sung-ThroughTrue Story


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