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Theatre Arts: Chicago, October 2015

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Chicago will be performed at Price Theater on: 

October 8, 9, and 10, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 11th, 2015, at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 1 p.m.

Sunday, October 18th, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.


Chicago, with a score by John Kander and Fred Ebb, and a book by Ebb and Bob Fosse, opened on Broadway in 1975 and ran for more than two years.  It was revived in 1996 and is still running; the revival is now the second-longest running musical in Broadway history.  The film version won the 2003 Oscar as best movie of the year.

Library Resources

Lewis Library has the following resources for Chicago:

  •  Libretto (call number ML 50 .K73 1976, 2 copies)
  • Vocal selections (12 songs) from the stage version (M1508 .K355 C4)
  • Vocal selections (13 songs) from the 2002 film (M1508 .K355 C5 2002)
  • CD of the 1976 original Broadway cast (on order)
  • CD of the 1996 revival (CD M1505 .K166 C48 1996)
  • DVD of the film (DVD PN1997 .C412 2002


Other works by or about Kander and Ebb (the composer and lyricist) and Bob Fosse (the original director-choreographer):

  •  Vocal score of And the World Goes ’Round:  The Songs of Kander and Ebb (M1503 .K1725 A5 1998X)
  • CD of And the World Goes ’Round (CD M1503 .K1725 A53 1991)
  • Libretto of Cabaret (ML50 .K173 C32 1967 or PN1999 .M365 B73 1999; also in American Musicals 1950-1969, ML48 .A44 2014 v.2)
  • DVD of Cabaret (1972 film directed by Bob Fosse) (DVD PN1997 .C143 2003)
  • Vocal selections from Kander and Ebb’s score for the movie New York, New York (M1508 .N47 1990)
  • CD of Kiss of the Spider Woman (CD M1505 .K166 K59 1992)
  •  Leve, James.  Kander and Ebb.  Yale University Press, 2009.  Available as an e-book
  • Grubb, Kevin Boyd.  Razzle Dazzle:  The Life and Times of Bob Fosse.  New York:  St. Martin’s Press, 1989.  (GV1785 .F67 G78 1989)


Interviews with Kander and Ebb: 

A 1997 PBS Documentary on Kander and Ebb

More Information


For more articles, use the International Bibliography of Theater & Dance database linked below

 We also have a library guide on musical theatre.

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