Watch Muny’s best moments Chicago With J. Harrison Ghee, Sarah Bowden, Emily Skinner, James T. Lane
Denis Jones directs and co-choreographs the classic musical, which runs through June 19.
The Muny production of the international hit musical Chicagowhose performances began on June 13, continue until June 19. Watch the highlights above.
The cast includes Sarah Bowden (Charlie and the chocolate factory) and J. Harrison Ghee (Mrs. Doubtfire, Naughty boots) reprising their roles as Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, respectively, after leading production last season. Also starring are Emily Skinner (The Dear Show) as Matron “Mama” Morton, James T. Lane (Kiss me, Kate) as Billy Flynn, Adam Heller (Titanic) like Amos Hart, and Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera) as Mary Sunshine.
Last season’s production of the John Kander and Fred Ebb musical played an abbreviated series and ended early. It still found success at the St. Louis Theater Circle Awards, winning Best Musical and six more, including Direction, Choreography, and Musical Direction.
This production features direction and choreography by Denis Jones, with co-choreography by Barry Busby and musical direction by Charlie Alterman. Chicago is sponsored by Edward Jones.
The 2022 season continues in St. Louis with Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot (June 22-28), Disney and Cameron Macintosh’s Mary Poppins (July 5-13), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (July 16-22), Legally blonde, the musical (July 25-31), The purple color (August 3-9), and Joseph and the Incredible Technicolor Dream Coat (August 12-18).