Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Side Show to receive London premiere

It has been announced that Broadway musical Side Show will receive its London premiere at the Southwark Playhouse later this year.

Directed by Hannah Chissick and produced by Paul Taylor-Mills, Side Show will open on 26th October (previews from 21st October) and run until 3rd December 2016. Casting is to be announced.

With music by Henry Krieger and lyrics by Bill Russell, Side Show is inspired by the true story of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton. It's described as "a remarkable musical about love, acceptance and embracing the unique". 

Emily Skinner and Alice Ripley starred in the original 1997 Broadway production whilst Emily Padgett and Erin Davie led the 2014 Broadway revival

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