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    Random Society 10 presents...

    Chicago
    By Bob Fosse, John Kander, Fred Ebb

    19:15, Thu 12th November 2020 at Chichester Festival Theatre
    19:45, Sun 15th November 2020 at Random Venue 29
    12:00, Mon 16th November 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    18:30, Thu 19th November 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    21:15, Sat 21st November 2020 at Crucible Theatre
    12:45, Tue 24th November 2020 at Globe Theatre, London
    Michaelmas Week 5 to Week 7

    Chicago is a musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and a book by Ebb and Bob Fosse. Set in Prohibition-era 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 46th Street Theatre and ran for 936 performances until 1977. Bob Fosse also choreographed the original production, and his style is strongly identified with the show. Following a West End debut in 1979 which ran for 600 performances, Chicago was revived on Broadway in 1996, and a year later in the West End.
    The Broadway revival holds the record for the longest-running musical revival and the longest-running American musical in Broadway history, and is the third longest-running show in Broadway history having played more than 6,700 performances. The West End revival ran for nearly 15 years, becoming the longest-running American musical in West End history, and it has enjoyed several tours and international productions. The Academy Award-winning 2002 film version of the musical was directed by Rob Marshall and starred Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, John C. Reilly, and Queen Latifah.

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    Mary Sunshine -
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