Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Based on the play "Chicago" by Maurine Dallas Watkins
Script adaptation by David Thompson
BY ARRANGEMENT WITH ORiGiN™ THEATRICAL
ON BEHALF OF SAMUEL FRENCH LTD.
Set in the legendary city during the roaring “jazz hot” 20s, Chicago tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail.
Nightclub star Velma Kelly is serving time for killing her husband and sister after finding the two in bed together.
Driven chorus girl Roxie’s been tossed in the joint for bumping off the lover she’s been cheating on her husband with.
Not one to rest on her laurels, Velma enlists the help of prison matron Mama Morton and slickster lawyer Billy Flynn, who turn Velma’s incarceration into a murder-of-the-week media frenzy, thus preparing the world for a splashy showbiz comeback.
But Roxie’s got some of her own tricks up her sleeve…
Billy Flynn: Jonathan Guthrie-Jones
Roxie Hart: Emily Mignot
Velma Kelly: Eilannin Black
Mama Morton: Shanelle Jacobs
Amos Hart: Sean van Geyzel
Mary Sunshine: Bethany Eloise
Dance Captains: Kiane O’Farell and Mitchell Chapman