Alice Ripley is one of the mostversatile actresses working today. From Molly Ivors in the groundbreaking andTony Award-winning musical play James Joyce’s The Dead to Janet Weiss in TheRocky Horror Show, her list of varied roles during her ten year career onBroadway is topped by Tony and Drama Desk nominations for her criticallyacclaimed performance as Violet Hilton in the cult hit SideShow. She has created the Broadway roles of Betty Schaefer in Sunset Boulevard, the Specialist’sAssistant in and The Who’s Tommy, andBathsheba in King David, as well ashaving a long stay at the Imperial Theatre as Fantine in Les Miserables. Her twomost notable recordings are Duets and Unsuspecting Hearts (FynsworthAlley), teaming up on both with her SideShow companion ily Skinner. Ms. Ripley is a performing songwriter and opened forLeon Russell in 2001. She recently released her debut solo album, Everything’s Fine on the Sh-K-Boomlabel.