MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 14, 1996
Closing Date
Currently Running
1st Preview
Oct 23, 1996
1st Preview
Oct 23, 1996
Previews
24
Performances (as of Dec 8, 2019)
9,586
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; Assistant Scenic Design: Eric Renschler and Shelley Barclay; Assistant Costume Design: Lynn Bowling; Personal Assistant to Mr. Billington: Jon Kusner; Associate Lighting Design: John McKernon
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; Conducted by Rob Fisher; Assistant Conductor: Jeffrey Saver; Woodwinds: Seymour, 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
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)
Amos Hart
Jan 28, 2019 - Jan 05, 2020
Roxie Hart
Sep 09, 2019 - Jan 05, 2020
Billy Flynn
Sep 23, 2019 - Nov 24, 2019
Velma Kelly
Oct 14, 2019 - Mar 29, 2020
Mary Sunshine
Matron "Mama" Morton
Nov 04, 2019 - ?
Judge
 
Doctor
 
"Tap Dance" specialty
Jessica Ernest
Broadway debut
Go-To-Hell-Kitty
Sergeant Fogarty
 
"Nowadays" whistle
Bailiff
 
Court Clerk
 
"Tap Dance" specialty
Fred Casely
"Tap Dance" specialty
 
Aaron
 
"Nowadays" whistle
 
"Me and My Baby" specialty
Martin Harrison
Annie
 
Harry
 
"Me and My Baby" specialty
Hunyak
Understudies: Gary Cooper (Fred Casely, Billy Flynn), Jessica Ernest (Roxie Hart), Mary Claire King (Velma Kelly), J. London (Mary Sunshine), Joseph London (Amos Hart), Barrett Martin ("Me and My Baby" specialty), Pilar Millhollen (Velma Kelly, Matron "Mama" Morton), Brian O'Brien (Billy Flynn), Jermaine R. Rembert ("Me and My Baby" specialty) and Rachel Schur (Roxie Hart, Matron "Mama" Morton)

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

Musical Director: Robert Billig
Company Manager: Hilary Hamilton and Jean Haring
Woodwinds: Scott Shachter; Musician: Jack Stuckey; Trumpet: Earl Gardner; Tuba: Ray Cetta
Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Casting: Stewart/Whitley

Cast

"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), Mary Claire King (Velma Kelly), 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
Billy Flynn
Amos Hart
Jul 09, 2002 - Sep 15, 2002
 
Amos Hart
Nov 04, 2002 - Jan 26, 2003
Billy Flynn
Mary Sunshine
Amos Hart
Billy Flynn
Aaron
 
Fred Casely
 
Judge
Judge
 
Doctor
 
Martin Harrison
Roxie Hart
Roxane Carrasco
Broadway debut
Annie
 
June
 
Velma Kelly
Amos Hart
Mar 24, 1998 - ?
Billy Flynn
? - Jun 25, 2001
Hunyak
Mar 24, 1998 - ?
Billy Flynn
Sep 19, 2002 - Nov 05, 2002
 
Martin Harrison
Hunyak
Roxie Hart
Aug 12, 1999 - ?
Velma Kelly
 
Juror
 
Annie
 
Hunyak
 
Velma Kelly
 
June
Billy Flynn
Feb 20, 2002 - Feb 24, 2002
Martin Harrison
 
Doctor
Velma Kelly
Sep 05, 2000 - ?
Billy Flynn
Jul 30, 2002 - Sep 10, 2002
George Hamilton
Broadway debut
Billy Flynn
Nov 21, 2001 - Feb 17, 2002
 
Billy Flynn
Jun 04, 2002 - Jul 29, 2002
Roxie Hart
Jun 24, 1997 - Mar 22, 1998
Velma Kelly
May 25, 1999 - ?
Go-To-Hell-Kitty
Velma Kelly
Matron
Jun 18, 2001 - Aug 26, 2001
Billy Flynn
Doctor
"Me and My Baby" specialty
Nov 03, 1998 - Nov 08, 1998
Matron
Mar 14, 2002 - ?
Velma Kelly
Apr 11, 2000 - ?
Velma Kelly
Sep 08, 1998 - ?
Mary Sunshine
circa. Jun 1998 - ?
Matron
Velma Kelly
Jul 20, 2000 - Sep 03, 2000
 
Velma Kelly
Apr 27, 2001 - Jun 21, 2001
Harry
 
Sergeant Fogarty
Mary Sunshine
Mary Sunshine
Roxie Hart
Jun 18, 2002 - Jul 07, 2002
Amos Hart
 
"Nowadays" whistle
Fred Casely
Anna Montanaro
Broadway debut
Velma Kelly
Jul 09, 2001 - ?
Velma Kelly
Roxie Hart
Velma Kelly
Nov 08, 2002 - Jan 26, 2003
Matron
Jan 14, 2002 - ?
Harry
Billy Flynn