Book by Fred Ebb & Bob Fosse | Music by John Kander | Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins
Script adaptation by David Thompson
Directed by Jeffrey Bracco
Choreography by Pauline Locsin-Kanter
Music Director: Tony Asaro
Louis B. Mayer Theatre
May 27– June 4, 2016
In roaring twenties Chicago, Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap...until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the “American Dream”: fame, fortune, and acquittal. This sharp-edged satire features a dazzling score matched by Bob Fosse’s award-winning staging and choreography.
Chicago is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.