by Maurine Dallas Watkins
|Awards||1996 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical |
1997 Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Musical Production
Chicago is an American musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Ebb and Bob Fosse. It is set in Chicago in the jazz age. The satire play is about corruption in the criminal justice system in Chicago.
The 1996 Broadway production holds the record as the longest-running musical revival and the longest-running American musical in Broadway history. It is the second longest-running show to ever run on Broadway, behind only The Phantom of the Opera.
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- "Chicago". Retrieved January 6, 2009.