MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 14, 1996
Closing Date
1st Preview
Oct 23, 1996
1st Preview
Oct 23, 1996
Previews
24
Performances (as of Apr 14, 2024)
10,753
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Richard Rodgers Theatre
(Nov 14, 1996 - Feb 09, 1997)
Shubert Theatre
(Feb 11, 1997 - Jan 26, 2003)
Current
Ambassador Theatre
(Jan 29, 2003 - Present)

Setting
Chicago, Illinois. The late 1920s.

Media
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Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced in association with Kardana Productions and PACE Theatrical Group, Inc.; Presented by special arrangement with American Play Company; Associate Producer: Alecia Parker
Based on the presentation by City Center's Encores! Great American Musicals in Concert; Original production directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Musical Director: Rob Fisher; Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins; Original orchestrations by Ralph Burns; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard; Script adaptation by David Thompson
Directed by Walter Bobbie; Choreographed in the style of Bob Fosse by Ann Reinking; Original choreography for "Hot Honey Rag" by Bob Fosse; Assistant Director: Jonathan Bernstein; Assistant Choreographer: Debra McWaters
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Hair Design by Rolando Beauchamp; Associate Lighting Design: John McKernon; Assistant Scenic Design: Shelley Barclay and Eric Renschler; Assistant Costume Design: Lynn Bowling; Personal Assistant to Mr. Billington: Jon Kusner
General Manager: Darwall Associates and Maria Di Dia; Company Manager: Scott A. Moore; House Manager: Felice Rose
Technical Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Clifford Schwartz; Stage Manager: Terrence J. Witter; Assistant Stage Mgr: Mindy Farbrother
Musical Coordinator: Seymour 'Red' Press; Conducted by Rob Fisher; Assistant Conductor: Jeffrey Saver; Woodwinds: Seymour 'Red' Press, Kenneth Hitchcock and Richard Centalonza; Trumpet: John Frosk and Darryl Shaw; Trombone: Dave Bargeron and Bruce Bonvissuto; Piano: Leslie Stifelman; Piano / Accordion: Jeffrey Saver; Banjo: Jay Berliner; Bass / Tuba: Ronald Raffio; Violin: Marilyn Reynolds; Drums / Percussion: Ronald Zito; Music Preparation: Chelsea Music Services, Inc., Donald Oliver and Evan Morris
Casting Director: Jay Binder; Press Representative: The Pete Sanders Group, Pete Sanders and Bill Coyle; Dance Captain: Caitlin Carter and Luis Perez; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc.; Press Associate: Glenna Freedman
Amos Hart
Billy Flynn
Velma Kelly
Roxie Hart
Oct 23, 1996 - Jun 22, 1997
Matron
Mary Sunshine
Fred Casely
 
Martin Harrison
Sergeant Fogarty
 
Juror
Bailiff
 
Court Clerk
Hunyak
Go-To-Hell-Kitty
Swings: Mindy Cooper and Luis Perez
Standby: Nancy Hess (Roxie Hart, Velma Kelly)
Understudies: Michael Berresse (Billy Flynn), Mamie Duncan-Gibbs (Matron), J. Loeffelholtz (Mary Sunshine) and John Mineo (Amos Hart)
Velma Kelly
Mar 26, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024
Roxie Hart
Apr 08, 2024 - ?
Billy Flynn
Nov 06, 2023 - ?
Red Concepción
Broadway debut
Amos Hart
Jan 15, 2024 - ?
Mary Sunshine
Matron "Mama" Morton
Apr 08, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
Fred Casely
Nov 06, 2023 - ?
June
Dec 11, 2023 - ?
Jessica Ernest
Broadway debut
Go-To-Hell-Kitty
Jeff Gorti
Broadway debut
Doctor
Sep 14, 2021 - ?
 
The Judge
Sep 14, 2021 - ?
 
"Tap Dance" specialty
Sep 14, 2021 - ?
Sergeant Fogarty
Bailiff
 
Court Clerk
 
"Tap Dance" specialty
Hunyak
Jan 29, 2024 - ?
Annie
Jun 19, 2023 - ?
Martin Harrison
 
Juror
 
"Me and My Baby" specialty
 
"Tap Dance" specialty
 
"Me and My Baby" specialty
Understudies: Max Clayton (Billy Flynn), Jessica Ernest (Roxie Hart), Jeff Gorti (Billy Flynn, Fred Casely), Arian Keddell (Matron "Mama" Morton), J. London (Mary Sunshine), Joseph London (Amos Hart), Barrett Martin (Billy Flynn), Drew Nellessen ("Me and My Baby" specialty), Kristen Faith Oei (Velma Kelly), Angel Reda (Roxie Hart, Matron "Mama" Morton), Jermaine R. Rembert ("Me and My Baby" specialty) and Mikayla Renfrow (Velma Kelly)

Richard Rodgers Theatre (Nov 14, 1996 - Feb 09, 1997)

Musical Director: Robert Billig
Assistant Lighting Design: Jon Kusner; Associate Costume Design: Donald Sanders
Company Manager: Hilary Hamilton and Jean Haring
Assistant Stage Mgr: Sherry Cohen (Aug 15, 2000 - Jul 2001)
Woodwinds: Scott Shachter and Jack Stuckey; Trumpet: Earl Gardner; Tuba: Ray Cetta
Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Casting: Stewart/Whitley

Cast

Mary Sunshine
Dec 2021 - Jan 2022
"Tap Dance" specialty
 
"Me and My Baby" specialty
Fred Casely
 
Judge
 
Doctor
 
"Tap Dance" specialty
Court Clerk
Aaron
 
"Me and My Baby" specialty
 
"Tap Dance" specialty
"Tap Dance" specialty
 
Mona
 
Mona
Martin Harrison
"Tap Dance" specialty
 
"Me and My Baby" specialty
Standby: T. Oliver Reid (Mary Sunshine)
Understudies: Gary Cooper (Fred Casely, Billy Flynn), Pilar Millhollen (Velma Kelly, Matron "Mama" Morton), Jermaine R. Rembert ("Me and My Baby" specialty) and Rocker Verastique (Fred Casely)

Shubert Theatre (Feb 11, 1997 - Jan 26, 2003)

Produced in association with Clear Channel Entertainment
Musical Director: Rob Bowman and Gregory J. Dlugos
Company Manager: Jim Brandeberry, Laura Janik Cronin, Jolie Gabler and Lizbeth Cone; General Manager: Dana Sherman and Devin Keudell; Associate Gen. Mgr: Susan Sampliner; House Manager: Brian P. Gaynair
Production Stage Manager: Terrence J. Witter and Mindy Farbrother; Stage Manager: Mindy Farbrother and Joshua Halperin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tamlyn Freund; Second Assistant Stage Manager: Jenny Dewar (Jul 23, 2001 - ?)
Management Associate: Stephen Spadaro and Robert Pullen (May 1988 - Jan 2000); Supervising Music Director: Rob Fisher

Cast

Roxie Hart
Jun 10, 1999 - ?
 
Roxie Hart
Sep 17, 2002 - Jan 19, 2003
Roxie Hart
Jun 24, 1997 - Mar 22, 1998
Billy Flynn
Apr 12, 2001 - Jun 25, 2001
Matron "Mama" Morton
Jun 18, 2001 - Aug 26, 2001