Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 44. Chapters: 1975 musicals, 1975 plays, Chicago, A Chorus Line, Seascape, The Wiz, That Time, By Jeeves, Snoopy! The Musical, The Robber Bridegroom, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow ...Read MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 44. Chapters: 1975 musicals, 1975 plays, Chicago, A Chorus Line, Seascape, The Wiz, That Time, By Jeeves, Snoopy! The Musical, The Robber Bridegroom, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf, 29th Tony Awards, Man On The Moon, Funny Lady, Death and the King's Horseman, Dad's Army, Really Rosie, Thomas and The King, Philemon, Goodtime Charley, The Black Mikado, American Buffalo, Bedroom Farce, Yentl, Same Time, Next Year, Balada pro banditu, The Ritz, The Lieutenant, Summer Brave, Women Behind Bars, Dance with Me, The Red Devil Battery Sign, The Nature and Purpose of the Universe, East, The Night That Made America Famous, Boy Meets Boy, The Fool, Action, Murderer, Funny Farm, God, Pillar of Fire and Other Plays. Excerpt: Chicago is a musical set in Prohibition-era Chicago. The music is by John Kander with lyrics by Fred Ebb and a book by Ebb and Bob Fosse. The story is a satire on corruption in the administration of criminal justice and the concept of the "celebrity criminal." 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 original Broadway production opened June 3, 1975, at the 46th Street Theatre and ran for 936 performances. Bob Fosse choreographed the original production, and his style is strongly identified with the show. Chicagos 1996 Broadway revival holds the record for the longest-running musical revival on Broadway and is its fourth longest-running show. As of April 2011, it has played for more than 5,900 performances. The musical was produced in London's West End and on several tours and international productions. The Academy Award-winning film version (2002) of the musical was directed by Rob Marshall and starred Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renee Zellweger, Richard Gere, John C. Reilly, and Queen Lati...Read Less
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