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Side Show
     

Side Show

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Side Show tells the story of Daisy and Violet Hilton, a pair of Siamese twins who rose from carnivals to cult stardom in vaudeville and in Tod Browning's film, Freaks. The score to the show was composed by Henry Krieger, who is able to make the bizarre subject matter accessible with his music, which is alternately soaring,

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Side Show tells the story of Daisy and Violet Hilton, a pair of Siamese twins who rose from carnivals to cult stardom in vaudeville and in Tod Browning's film, Freaks. The score to the show was composed by Henry Krieger, who is able to make the bizarre subject matter accessible with his music, which is alternately soaring, urgent, and chillingly evocative. Furthermore, the lyrics by Bill Russell are particularly direct and effective, making Side Show -- considering its subject matter -- a surprisingly effective musical.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/09/1997
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0074646025826
catalogNumber:
60258
Rank:
274548

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Performance Credits

Nancy Reed   Violin
Dennis Anderson   Woodwind
Glenn Drewes   Trumpet
Larry Farrell   Trombone
Lawrence Feldman   Woodwind
Eileen Folson   Cello
Earl Gardner   Trumpet
Ray Grappone   Drums
Susan Jolles   Harp
Eric Kivnick   Percussion
Jeff McCarthy   Track Performer
Robert Millikan   Trumpet
Clay Ruede   Cello
Roger Rosenberg   Woodwind
Jack Schatz   Trombone
Roger Wendt   French Horn
Paul Woodiel   Violin
Eddie Salkin   Woodwind
Philip Fortenberry   Keyboards
Jon Kass   Violin
Hugh Panaro   Track Performer
Gregory Utzig   Guitar
Alice Ripley   Track Performer
Emily Skinner   Track Performer
Norm Lewis   Track Performer
Mary L. Rowell   Violin

Technical Credits

Susan Taylor   Contributor
Michael Berniker   Producer
David Chase   Director
Jeff McCarthy   Contributor
Seymour Red Press   Contributor
Ed Rak   Engineer
Ken Ross   Engineer
Harold Wheeler   Producer
Darleen Wilson   Contributor
Lawrence Yurman   Contributor
Dave McDonald   Contributor
Phillip Officer   Contributor
Hugh Panaro   Contributor
Timothy Warmen   Contributor
J. Robert Spencer   Contributor
Alice Ripley   Contributor
Andy Gale   Contributor
Alicia Irving   Contributor
Emily Skinner   Contributor
Barry Finkel   Contributor
Billy Hartung   Contributor
Judy Malloy   Contributor
Lauren Kennedy   Contributor
David Masenheimer   Contributor
Henry Krieger   Composer,Producer
Emily Hsu   Contributor
Ken Jennings   Contributor

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