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Alice Ripley


Alice Ripley won critical acclaim and the 2009 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Next to Normal.  She also received Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations for her work as conjoined twin Violet Hilton in the cult hit Side Show.  On Broadway, Ms. Ripley created the roles of Janet in The Rocky Horror Show, Molly Ivors in James Joyce's The Dead, Betty Schaefer in Sunset Boulevard, the Specialist's Assistant in The Who's Tommy, and Bathsheba in King David.

Most recently, Ms. Ripley was seen Off-Broadway in the debut of Thomas Higgins' play Wild Animals You Should Know at MCC's Lucille Lortel Theatre.  She is in the upcoming series Modern Love for Lifetime Television and she has a starring role in the upcoming feature film Isn't It Delicious.

Alice is an accomplished musician and has recorded as a solo artist and with her band RIPLEY.  Her YouTube channel (RIPLEYTHEBAND) is notorious for its 300+ ridiculous videos that play to an insatiable audience.

Watch Past Performances

Video 2/15/2012: Alice Ripley

The Tony Award winner, known for her roles in such Broadway hits as Side Show and Next to Normal, offers a cabaret performance featuring some of Broadway’s most memorable tunes.

Alice Ripley