Chicago

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February 5 – March 15, 2020

Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse

Music by John Kander

Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins

Script adaptation by David Thompson



NOMINEE! 1975 Tony® Awards: Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score
WINNER! 1997 Tony® Award, Best Revival of a Musical

KILLER EXPOSE OF SENSATIONAL “JUSTICE”

Viscerally modern, CHICAGO -- the longest-running show on Broadway -- explodes with energy. In roaring twenties Chicago, Roxie Hart lands on murders row along with famed nightclub star Velma Kelly. Chicago’s slickest lawyer, Billy Flynn, is set to defend them and soon turns their stories into a media circus filled with flare to gain the public’s sympathy. As a timely satire on American justice and sensationalized journalism, Chicago relies on “fake news” to reconstruct public reality. This sharp-edged musical mixes the immortal style of Bob Fosse with infamous songs like “The Cell Block Tango”, “Mr. Cellophane”, & “All That Jazz” into a powder keg of a show.

Wildly entertaining...[with a] dazzling score.
— New York Daily News
Clinton Williams