Side Show Tickets

Side Show the musical offers a glimpse into the lives of US vaudeville and sideshow performers. The renowned conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton take the audience through the struggles they had to face in showbiz and how they overcame them. Directed by Bill Condon, this musical features Emily Padgett and Erin Davie as the Hilton Twins. It centers the story on the romantic failures and hopes the twins face at the hands of Terry Connor and Buddy Foster. It is a Broadway revival of the Tony­-nominated 1997 musical. The show opened in fall 2014 at the St. James Theatre on Broadway to positive reviews and critical acclaim. So grab Side Show tickets and enjoy the show.

Side Show Tickets

The famous Siamese Twins, Violet and Daisy Hilton, have been the subject of numerous movies and documentaries since their venture into the US vaudeville and sideshow circuit in the 1930s. In 1997, their life story was adapted for a Broadway musical written by Bill Russell, titled Side Show. Russell also penned down the lyrics for the musical whereas Henry Krieger provided the music.

The show initially had a short run, but it has once again been revived under the direction of Bill Condon. Opened at the St. James Theatre on Broadway, this production features notable actors such as Emily Padgett, Erin Davie, Matthew Hydzik, Robert Joy and Ryan Silverman among others.

The show follows the adventures and struggles of the British conjoined twins as they rise from small town performances to big city arena circuits. It also reveals how the twins juggled their showbiz life with the innocent desire to lead a normal life with a loving husband and kids. With love interests Terry Connor and Buddy Foster stepping into their lives, both Daisy and Violet realize that the very thing that makes them different… makes them extraordinary!

Side Show first premiered on Broadway in fall 1997 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. It was directed by Robert Longbottom and featured Alice Ripley as Violet Hilton and Emily Skinner as Daisy Hilton. It received widespread critical acclaim but was closed early the following year. In total, it had ninety one performances that bagged nominations in four categories at the 1998 Tony Awards. Both Ripley and Skinner were nominated for ‘Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical’. Ripley also won a nomination for the same category at the Drama Desk Awards.

Later in 1998, Side Show was opened as a post-Broadway production at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts by TheatreWorks. This production was directed by Robert Kelley and Bick Goos and featured Kristin Behrendt as Daisy and Debra Wiseman as Violet. The San Francisco-based theater company took Side Show to a new level of national fame. The production received the Garland Award from Los Angeles and a few Dean Goodman Critics Choice Awards. The show had to add two extra performances as it was sold out soon after the announcement.

The musical was revived once again in winter 2013 by director Bill Condon for a one month run at the La Jolla Playhouse in California. It featured Emily Padgett as Daisy and Erin Davie as Violet. The show was critically acclaimed for adding more biographical and historical details about the conjoined twins’ life. It had a darker theme than the previous production to make it as real as possible. By summer of the following year, it opened once again for a month at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.

The production by Bill Condon opened for previews on Broadway in fall 2014 at the St. James Theatre. Erin Davies and Emily Padgett reprised their roles along with the rest of the cast from the 2013 revival. Condon wrote additional book material for the musical in an effort to give it his own touch while retaining the musical’s original grandeur. He also added various new songs into the new version and cut out a few as well.  The list of new songs includes “Very Well Connected,” “Stuck With You,” “Tunnel of Love” and “A Great Wedding Show” among others.

This Broadway revival of Side Show is currently being staged at the St. James Theatre in New York. Previews for the show began in October 2014 anda month later the show opened to positive reviews and widespread critical acclaim. Condon is being praised nationwide for his directorial brilliance and his attempt to bring back the era of side show freaks to the limelight.

The Beautiful portrayal of the Hilton Twins by Davie and Padgett is being lauded across the theatrical world. The New York Times critic Charles Isherwood has reviewed Side Show as “lavish, vivid and emotionally stirring.” So grab Side Show tickets and watch the life and times of the conjoined twins in this amazing musical.

Side Show Ticket Prices

The average price for Side Show Tickets start from $255. The minimum get in price is $243 for Side Show Tickets at the Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston. For a detailed look at ticket prices and amazing discounts, visit our website.

Name City Date Average Ticket Price Get In Price
(Minimum Price)
Side Show Boston 16-Apr-20 $379 $365
Side Show Boston 17-Apr-20 $255 $243
Side Show Boston 18-Apr-20 $380 $366
Side Show Boston 18-Apr-20 $380 $367

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