In roaring twenties Chicago, chorus girl Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap... until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another "Merry Murderess," Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the "American Dream": fame, fortune, and acquittal.

DIRECTION

David Hopkins

TECHNICAL DIRECTION

Sim Jones

MUSICAL DIRECTION

Drew Bowers & Nathan Schreer

Choreography by Ann-Marie Sepe

CAST

(In Order of Appearance)

 

Velma Kelly

Roxie Hart

Fred Casely

Sergeant Fograty

Amos Hart

Liz

Annie

June

Hunyak

Mona

Martin Harrison

Matron “Mama” Morton

Billy Flynn

Mary Sunshine

Go­-To-­Hell Kitty

Harry

Aaron

The Judge

Court Clerk

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

(In Order of Appearance)

Velma Kelly

Vaudville performer who is accused of murdering her sister and husband. Hardened by fame, she cares for no one but herself and her attempt to get away with murder.

Roxie Hart

Reads and keeps up with murder trials in Chicago, and follows suit by murdering her lover, Fred Casely. She stops at nothing to render a media storm with one goal: to get away with it.

 

Fred Casely

Roxie’s short lived lover. Murdered for trying to leave Roxie.

Sergeant Fograty

Assigned to Roxie’s case. After asking the right questions, he manages to get Roxie to confess.

Amos Hart

Roxie’s faithful husband. Lies for her and tries to take the blame until he realizes that he has been two-timed by Roxie. Still in love with her, or misguided, he believes anything she says in her pursuit to get out of jail.

Liz

Prisoner at Cook County Jail. She is imprisoned after shooting two warning shots into her husband’s head.

Annie

Prisoner at the Cook County Jail. Murder’s her lover after finding out he already has six wives. “One of those Mormons, ya’ know.”

 

June

Prisoner at Cook County Jail. After her husband accuses her of screwing the milk man, he mysteriously runs into her knife ten times.

Hunyak

Hungarian Prisoner at Cook County Jail. The only English she speaks is the phase, “Not Guilty.” Which follows her to her grave.

 

Mona

Prisoner at Cook County Jail. Murders her lover after he has a round of affairs with other woman, and an occasional man. I guess you could say it was “artistic differences.”

Martin Harrison

Chicago’s District Attorney.

Matron “Mama” Morton

Leader of the prisoners of Cook County Jail. The total essence of corruption. Accepts bribes for favors from laundry service to making calls to lawyers. “When you’re good to Moma, Moma’s good to you.”

Billy Flynn

Established lawyer who hasn’t lost a woman’s case yet. Master of media manipulation who will get a girl off the hook as long as she can fork up the hefty $5,000 fee.

 

Mary Sunshine

Sob sister reporter from the Evening Star. Believes there is a little bit of good in everyone and will believe anything she is fed that matches her beliefs.

Go­-To-­Hell Kitty

Steals the spotlight when she Murders her husband along with three other woman. Her crimes are labeled “Lake Shore Drive Massacre”.

Harry

Murdered by Go-To-Hell Kitty for sleeping around with three women behind her back.

 

Aaron

Court appointed lawyer for Hunyak. He tries to get her to confess to speed along the trial.

 

The Judge

Judge overseeing Roxie’s Trial.

 

Court Clerk

A mild-mannered court clerk present at Roxie’s Trial.

*Presented by arrangement with Samuel French, Inc

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