New “Meet and Greet’ Video from ‘Side Show’ at The Kennedy Center

Side Show is coming to The Kennedy Center from June 14 – July 13, 2014

Famous Siamese twins, Violet, left, and daisy Hilton of Texas, pictured aboard the S.S. Aquitania upon return from a theatrical performance in England. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS.

Famous Siamese twins, Violet, left, and Daisy Hilton of Texas, pictured aboard the S.S. Aquitania upon return from a theatrical performance in England. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS.

Bill Russell and Henry Kreiger’s musical Side Show is based on the true story of the conjoined Siamese Twins Violet and Daisy Hilton, who had a show biz career in vaudeville.

Side-Show-Playbill-10-97I have been a big fan since the show opened in NYC in 1997, and I am so thrilled that the show is being produced by professional, university, and community theatres all over the world.

Emily Skinner (Daisy) and Alice Ripley (Violet) in the Broadway production of 'Side Show.'

Emily Skinner (Daisy) and Alice Ripley (Violet) in the Broadway production of ‘Side Show.’

Here are the co-Tony Award nominated Emily Skinner and Alice Ripley performing at the 52nd Tony Awards:

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And now comes the critically acclaimed ‘reimagined’ La Jolla Play House/The Kennedy Center production arriving at The Eisenhower Theater, filled with new songs and book changes. Here’s a video of the La Jolla production from Playbill:

Erin Davie (Violet) and Emily Padgett (Daisy). Photo courtesy of The Kennedy Center.

Erin Davie (Violet) and Emily Padgett (Daisy). Photo by Cade Martin.

Watch this video from The Kennedy Center of the “Meet and Greet” with the cast and creative team  of Side Show.

We have a lot of Side Show coverage coming in the next few weeks-so stay tuned!

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Side Show plays from June 14-July 13, 2014 at . 14 – July 13, 2014 at The Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater-2700 F Street, NW, in Washington, DC. For tickets, call the box office at (800) 444-1324, or 202-467-4600, or purchase them online.

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