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Chicago   Tour   A Musical Vaudeville

Opening Date: September 12, 1977    
Closing Date: August 5, 1978

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, National Tour
Setting: Chicago, Illinois. The late 1920s.

Production Staff
Produced by Robert Fryer and James Cresson; Produced in association with Martin Richards, Joseph Harris and Ira Bernstein
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Based on the play 'Chicago' by Maurine Dallas Watkins; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard; Musical Director: Arthur Wagner
Directed by Bob Fosse; Choreographed by Bob Fosse; Assistant Choreographer: Tony Stevens
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Sound Design by Abe Jacob; Hair Styles by Romaine Green
General Manager: Joseph Harris and Ira Bernstein; Associate Manager: Frank Scardino; Company Manager: Bruce Laffey
Production Stage Manager: Ed Aldridge; Stage Manager: Craig Jacobs and Paul Phillips
Orchestra Contractor: Mel Rodnon; Music Preparation Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus and Al Miller
Casting Consultant: Michael Shurtleff; General Press Representative: The Merlin Group, Ltd.; Advertising: Matthew Serino and The Blaine Thompson Company
Jerry Orbach
Billy Flynn
Edye Byrde
(Sep 12, 1977 - Apr 02, 1978)
Rex Everhart
Amos Hart
Carolyn Kirsch
Velma Kelly
(Sep 12, 1977 - Apr 02, 1978)
M. O'Haughey
Mary Sunshine
Penny Worth
Roxie Hart
(Sep 12, 1977 - Apr 02, 1978)
Jeremy Blanton
William H. Brown, Jr.
Kirsten Childs
Rick Emery
Fred Casely
Carla Farnsworth
David Kottke
Court Clerk
Clare Leach
J. Keith Ryan
Martin Harrison
Daniel Stewart
Susan Streater
Susan Stroman
Karen Tamburrelli
Geoffrey Webb
Sergeant Fogarty
Swings: Melanie Adam and Ron Schwinn
Understudy: D. Kottke (Mary Sunshine)
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
Chicago After Midnight The Band
My Own Best Friend Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly
ACT 2 Sung By
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
Nowadays (Reprise) Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly
R.S.V.P. Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly
Keep It Hot Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Jun 27, 1978 - Aug 5, 1978 Orpheum Theatre - San Francisco San Francisco, CA
May 9, 1978 - Jun 25, 1978 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Los Angeles, CA
Feb 23, 1978 - May 6, 1978 Merle Reskin Theatre Chicago, IL
Feb 7, 1978 - Feb 19, 1978 Forrest Theatre Philadelphia, PA
Jan 17, 1978 - Feb 4, 1978 Morris A. Mechanic Theatre Baltimore, MD
Jan 2, 1978 - Jan 15, 1978 Hanna Theatre Cleveland, OH
Nov 29, 1977 - Dec 31, 1977 Fisher Theatre Detroit, MI
Nov 15, 1977 - Nov 27, 1977 Jackie Gleason Theater Of Performing Arts Miami, FL
Oct 17, 1977 - Nov 12, 1977 Royal Alexandra Theatre Toronto, ON
Sep 12, 1977 - Oct 15, 1977 Emerson Colonial Theatre Boston, MA