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Chicago1996 Broadway Revival
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Produced by Barry and Fran Weissler
Directed by Walter Bobbie
Previews started: October 23, 1996
Show opened: November 14, 1996
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About the show
Based on the play Chicago by Maurine Dallas Watkins, it is Chicago in the 1920's and Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart, two murderesses, struggle with the media attention needed to win aquittal in their cases.
Choreographer: Ann Reinking
Set Design: John Lee Beatty
Costume Design: William Ivey Long
Sound Design: Scott Lehrer
Original Production: City Center's Encores! Great American Musicals In Concert