Side Show: Broadway's Conjoined Twins Musical
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The last date listed for Side Show was Saturday August 2, 2014 / 2:00pm.
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Featured review from Thi Thumasathit
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Goldstar Musical Theater Fans – YOU MUST SEE THIS SHOW.
SideShow was nominated for Best New Musical when it was on Broadway, but the subject matter was so dark, it was closed by the time the Tony nominations were made. When TheaterWorks in Mountain View produced it in 1998, I saw it and loved it. It's a terrific musical. So when I saw this listed on GoldStar, I immediately bought tickets for my wife and I.
In my haste, I didn’t notice that it was being produced by CMT (Children’s Music Theater), which we’ve never attended. So when we sat down, I whispered to my wife, “We can leave at intermission if it's mediocre.”
WE WERE BLOWN AWAY. The entire production is so professional. The actresses who played Violet and Daisy Hamilton were incredible. Costumes are great. Set is great. Choreography is great. But, most importantly, the singing (especially Daisy and Violet) was off the charts. Embarrassingly enough, we were both moved to tears. (Note: we saw the "Ang" cast, can't vouch for the "Chang" cast.)
The only minor nits were: (1) band a little too loud at times and (2) the male actors' singing voices weren't as good as Daisy & Violet -- but that's a tall order.)
You’ll (almost) totally forget you’re watching 14-20 year old amateurs performing. BRAVO to CMT! We’re fans for life.