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Chicago    A Musical Vaudeville

Richard Rodgers Theatre, (11/14/1996 - 2/09/1997)
Shubert Theatre, (2/11/1997 - 1/26/2003)
Ambassador Theatre, (1/29/2003 - Present)
First Preview: Oct 23, 1996 Total Previews: 25
Opening Date: Nov 14, 1996    
Closing Date: Currently Running Total Performances: 8251
as of September 25, 2016

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Chicago, Illinois. The late 1920s.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman Emeritus; James L. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President)
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
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; Dance Captain: Caitlin Carter and Luis Perez; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc.
Cast
Joel Grey
Amos Hart
James Naughton
Billy Flynn
Bebe Neuwirth
Velma Kelly
Ann Reinking
Roxie Hart
Marcia Lewis
Matron
D. Sabella
Mary Sunshine
Michael Berresse
Fred Casely
Jim Borstelmann
Judge
Caitlin Carter
Mona
Bruce Anthony Davis
Doctor
Martin Harrison
Mamie Duncan-Gibbs
Annie
Denise Faye
Liz
Michael Kubala
Sergeant Fogarty
Juror
Mary Ann Lamb
June
John Mineo
Bailiff
Court Clerk
Tina Paul
Hunyak
Rocker Verastique
Harry
David Warren-Gibson
Aaron
Leigh Zimmerman
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)
Cast
Raymond Bokhour
Amos Hart
Dylis Croman
Roxie Hart
(Sep 04, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016)
Lana Gordon
Velma Kelly
(Aug 15, 2016 - ?)
Jason Danieley
Billy Flynn
(Aug 24, 2016 - ?)
R. Lowe
Mary Sunshine
NaTasha Yvette Williams
Matron
(Sep 05, 2016 - ?)
Nicole Bridgewater
Liz
Kelcy Ann Griffin
Annie
Donald Jones Jr.
Sergeant Fogarty
James T. Lane
Martin Harrison
Barrett Martin
Bailiff
Court Clerk
"Tap Dance" specialty
Brian O'Brien
Fred Casely
Denny Paschall
Aaron
"Tap Dance" specialty
"Me and My Baby" specialty
Angel Reda
Mona
Jason Patrick Sands
Doctor
Judge
"Tap Dance" specialty
"Nowadays" whistle
Solange Sandy
June
Michael Scirrotto
Juror
"Me and My Baby" specialty
Harry
Tonya Wathen
Hunyak
Chryssie Whitehead
Go-To-Hell-Kitty
Swings: David Bushman, Jennifer Dunne, Sharon Moore and Brian Spitulnik
Understudies: Nicole Bridgewater (Matron), Kelcy Ann Griffin (Velma Kelly), James T. Lane ("Me and My Baby" specialty), J. Loeffelholz (Mary Sunshine), Barrett Martin ("Me and My Baby" specialty), Brian O'Brien (Billy Flynn), Denny Paschall (Amos Hart), Angel Reda (Roxie Hart), Jason Patrick Sands (Billy Flynn, Amos Hart), Solange Sandy (Matron "Mama" Morton), Brian Spitulnik (Fred Casely, "Me and My Baby" specialty), Tonya Wathen (Roxie Hart) and Chryssie Whitehead (Velma Kelly)
Tony Award®
winner 1997 Best Revival of a Musical [winner]
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced in association with Kardana Productions
winner 1997 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
James Naughton
winner 1997 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Bebe Neuwirth
1997 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Marcia Lewis
1997 Best Costume Design [nominee]
William Ivey Long
winner 1997 Best Lighting Design [winner]
Ken Billington
winner 1997 Best Choreography [winner]
Ann Reinking
winner 1997 Best Direction of a Musical [winner]
Walter Bobbie
Drama Desk Award
winner 1997 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [winner]
Produced in association with Kardana Productions; Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler
1997 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
James Naughton
winner 1997 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Bebe Neuwirth
winner 1997 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Joel Grey
1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Marcia Lewis
winner 1997 Outstanding Choreography [winner]
Ann Reinking
winner 1997 Outstanding Direction of a Musical [winner]
Walter Bobbie
winner 1997 Outstanding Lighting Design [winner]
Ken Billington
Theatre World
winner 1999 Award [recipient]
Ute Lemper
music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb
ACT 1 Sung By
All That Jazz Velma Kelly and Company
Funny Honey Roxie Hart
Cell Block Tango Velma Kelly and the Girls
When You're Good To Mama Matron
Tap Dance Roxie Hart, Amos Hart and Boys
All I Care About Billy Flynn and Girls
A Little Bit of Good Mary Sunshine
We Both Reached For The Gun Billy Flynn, Roxie Hart, Mary Sunshine and Company
Roxie Roxie Hart and Boys
I Can't Do It Alone Velma Kelly
My Own Best Friend Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly
ACT 2 Sung By
Entr'acte The Band
I Know a Girl Velma Kelly
Me and My Baby Roxie Hart and Boys
Mister Cellophane Amos Hart
When Velma Takes the Stand Velma Kelly and Boys
Razzle Dazzle Billy Flynn and Company
Class Velma Kelly and Matron
Nowadays Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly
Hot Honey Rag Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly
Finale Company