Chicago
Subjects
Belva Gaertner
Show business
Beulah Annan
Justice
Author
Bob Fosse
Fred Ebb
Authors / Creators
Bob Fosse
Fred Ebb
John Kander
Category
Theatrical Play
Characters
Velma Kelly
Billy Flynn
Roxie Hart
Amos Hart
Matron "Mama" Morton
Mary Sunshine

Chicago

Chicago (Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville) is an American musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Ebb and Bob Fosse. Set in Jazz-age Chicago, the musical is based on a 1926 play of the same name by reporter Maurine Dallas Watkins about actual criminals and crimes she reported on. The story is a satire on corruption in the administration of criminal justice and the concept of the "celebrity criminal". The original Broadway production opened in 1975 at the ... more on Wikipedia

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