Two’s company: SIDE SHOW at Stage 62

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CARNEGIE, PA (June 17, 2014)-STAGE 62 closes its 51st season with Side Show. A moving portrait of two women joined at the hip whose extraordinary bondage brings them fame but denies them love, based on the true story of conjoined twins Violet and Daisy Hilton who became stars during the Depression. Music by Henry Krieger; Lyrics by Bill Russell; Book by Bill Russell. Side Show is presented through special arrangement with Samuel French.

Director Rob James takes on another challenge at STAGE 62 having most recently directed Sweeney Todd (2012) in addition to Into the Woods and Company.

The rest of the creative team includes; Musical Director – Andrew Peters; Choreographer – Alivia Owen; Producer – Seamus Ricci; Stage Managers – Alec Spragg and Shwan Spragg

Side Show features Jorie Bagnato, Kelly Burgess, David Cary, Kevin Cole, Jesse Connor, Michael Davidson, Andrew DeBonis, Cynthia Dougherty, Chad Elder, Anna Gergerich, J’Quay Gibbs, George Heigel, Mikaela Kapeluck, Lindsey Lawrence, Adam Mazza, Ivy Nowakowski, Tyler Piper, Drew Praskovich, Becki Toth, Cara Walkowiak, Andy Weier, Kristin Welch, Korey White, Jessica Whittington


Cara Walkowiak and Kristin Welch as
SIDE SHOW’s conjoined Hilton sisters.

Stage 62 is the non-profit theater company in residence at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall in Carnegie, PA. What started in Bethel Park in 1962 (and yes, that’s where the name comes from!) as an adult education theater project turned into a thriving theater company that has produced shows continuously ever since.

STAGE 62 Presents

Side Show – Music by Henry Krieger ; Lyrics by Bill Russell; Book by Bill Russell


Thursday to Saturday Jul. 17-19 and 24-26 at 8 pm

Sunday Matinees July 20 and 27 at 2 pm


Adults: $18Students/Seniors: $15Reserve online at


Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall and Balcony
300 Beechwood Avenue
Carnegie, PA 15106

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