A Look at the Original Cast of the Chicago Revival on Broadway

Archival Photos   A Look at the Original Cast of the Chicago Revival on Broadway
In celebration of the show’s 22nd anniversary on Broadway, we take a look at the original cast in 1996 and at their 20-year reunion.
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Ann Reinking and Bebe Neuwirth Dan Chavkin

The Tony Award-winning revival of Chicago is celebrating over 20 years on Broadway. The show opened November 14, 1996, at the Richard Rodgers Theatre before transferring to the Sam S. Shubert Theatre the following year. In 2003, the musical moved to the Ambassador Theatre, where it continues to play.

Chicago is the second-longest running show in Broadway history (after The Phantom of the Opera) and the longest-running American show in Broadway history.

The original cast, directed by Walter Bobbie, featured Ann Reinking as Roxie Hart, Bebe Neuwirth as Velma Kelly, Joel Grey as Amos Hart, and James Naughton as Billy Flynn.

Look back at the original cast, and photos from their 20-year milestone in 2016 below:

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