November 6, 13, 19, 20 @ 7:30p
November 7* , 14, 21 @ 2:00p
*This performance will be followed by a talk back with the Director, cast and crew.
Minnetonka Theatre Presents
Directed by Trent Boyum
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
The longest-running American musical in Broadway history, it's the Jazz Age, the roaring twenties in Chicago, and chorine 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. This sharp-edged satire features a dazzling score that sparked immortal staging by Bob Fosse, and includes songs like "All That Jazz," "Cell Block Tango," and "Mr. Cellophane," among others.
Recommended for age 13 and up.
Show runs approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes with a 15 minute intermission.