Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Full casting announced for Side Show starring Louise Dearman & Laura Pitt-Pulford

Full casting has been announced for the UK premiere of Side Show. The show opens at the Southwark Playhouse on 26th October (previews from 21st October). 

Joining the previously announced Louise Dearman and Laura Pitt-Pulford as conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, are Haydn Oakley as Terry Connor, Jay Marsh as Jake, Dominic Hodson as Buddy Foster, Christopher Howell as The Boss/Sir, Lala Barlow as Bearded Lady, Oliver Marshall as Dog, David Muscat as Human Pin Cushion, Nuwan Hugh Perera as Sheik Fakir, Agnes Pure as Snake Lady, Nuno Queimado as Reptile Man, Kirstie Skivington as Half Man Half Woman and Genevieve Taylor as Dolly Dimples.

Directed by Hannah Chissick and produced by Paul Taylor-MillsSide Show has music by Henry Krieger and lyrics by Bill Russell. The musical 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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