Original Broadway Cast

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, 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.

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
Side Show, musical
1 05:11 Amazon
2 00:23 Amazon
3 00:22 Amazon
4 02:01 Amazon
5 04:09 Amazon
6 03:43 Amazon
7 03:29 Amazon
8 02:12 Amazon
9 03:57 Amazon
10 02:13 Amazon
11 03:36 Amazon
12 01:22 Amazon
13 02:51 Amazon
14 02:53 Amazon
15 02:30 Amazon
16 07:02 Amazon
17 02:34 Amazon
18 05:55 Amazon
19 06:29 Amazon
20 00:57 Amazon
21 01:17 Amazon
22 02:02 Amazon
23 03:02 Amazon
24 02:36 Amazon
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