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

Nathan Schreer

Choreography by Ann-Marie Sepe

CAST

(In Order of Appearance)

 

VELMA KELLY - Sarah Charles Lewis

ROXIE HART - Addi Bendall

FRED CASELY - Cole Hogan

SERGEANT FOGARTY - Rohan Dhume

AMOS HART - Pierce Rossman

MERRY MURDERESS

LIZ - Madeline Parker

ANNIE - Parker Mitchell

JUNE - Montana Coleman

HUNYAK - Olivia Owens

MONA - Sammy Azua

 

MARTIN HARRISON - Jackson Dunlap

MATRON "MAMA" MORTON - Bailey Byrdsong

BILLY FLYNN - Collier Rogers

MARY SUNSHINE - Emma Stratman

GO-TO-HELL-KITTY - Alina Wiley

HARRY - Doc Hopkins

THE JUDGE - Rohan Dhume

COURT CLERK - Peyton Nobrega

REPORTER - Regan Williams

JUROR ONE - Sally Blumberg

ENSEMBLE

Felipe Cristancho

Sarah DeVoe

Blake Ferrante

Grace Haupert

Christian Mayer

Jack Peznola

Peyton Werner

TECH CREW

STAGE MANAGER - Carly Foskey

ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER - Brayden Vaught

COSTUME DESIGNER - Kate Hartigan

LIGHT OPERATOR - Kat Fletcher

SOUND - Liz Wilder & Maddie Painter

SPOTLIGHT - Casper Jones & Teddy Sambol

STAGE CREW

Genevieve Chism

Justin Galde

Molly Gazdziak

Kate Hartigan

Maddison McWilliams

Jackson Meador

Sofia Roscoe

Vance Visger

ORCHESTRA

CONDUCTOR - Chris Shumick

TRUMPET - Aidan McHugh

CLARINET - Alex Boswell

ALTO SOPRANO SAXOPHON - Ananya Ashok

TRUMPET - Anna Paulus

TROMBONE - Ashton Roth

PIANO - Caroline Malcom

BASS CLARINET - Chloe Enderle

TRUMPET - Chris Fitzpatrick

VIOLIN - Edward Nickerson

TENOR SAXOPHONE - Ethan Shen

BANJO - Ethan Tai

PICCOLO - Gabby Pace

CLARINET - Grace Taheri

TROMBONE - Jonathan Cowles

TUBA - Kyla Hampson

VIOLIN - Edward Nickerson

PIANO - Mira Eashwaran

BASS - Nathan Smith

FLUTE - Nicole Nelson

BARITONE SAXOPHONE - Owen Jones

PICCOLO - Sarah Green

SOPRANO SAXOPHONE - Taylor Montgomery

DRUMS - Zachary Smith

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.

 

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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