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CHICAGO THE SHOW. Chicago the musical: a basic introduction The background of America in the 1920’s~30’s The Jazz Age. CHICAGO ----THE INTRO. DEBUT IN 1975 (THE ORIGINAL VERSION) REVIVAL 1996 NOW ON THE Ambassador Theatre Movie version released in 2002 directed by Rob Marshall .

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CHICAGO

THE

SHOW

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Chicago the musical: a basic introduction

The background of America in the 1920’s~30’s

The Jazz Age

chicago the intro
CHICAGO----THE INTRO

DEBUT IN 1975 (THE ORIGINAL VERSION)

REVIVAL 1996

NOW ON THE Ambassador Theatre

Movie version released in 2002

directed by Rob Marshall

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Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville

Based on a book written by reporter

Maurine Watkins

The inspiration of the story is actually real news about two female murders.

In 1926 the theater version of Chicago was born .

In the 1960’s Gwen Verdon asked her husband Bob Fosse to make it a musical version of this show.

In 1969 the right of publish the musical version of Chicago was given .

Bob Fosse was the director and the choreography .

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Chicago: The Musical

It opened on November 14, 1996.

Chicago: The Musical won six Tony Awards

Chicago is currently the eighth

longest-running Broadway show ever

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Prohibition in the

US

In the history of US, Prohibition, also known as The Noble Experiment, is the period from

1919 to 1933, during which the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol for consumption were banned

nationally.

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Prohibition in the

US

Al Capone the gagster

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Prohibition in the

US

Chicago

Is a Kander and Ebbmusical set in prohibition era Chicago.

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JAZZAGE

The Jazz Age

describes the period after the end of World War I, through the Roaring Twenties, ending with the onset of the Great Depression.

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JAZZAGE

RAP

= MUSIC+BAGGY CLOTHE+ BLINGBLINGS+……..

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JAZZAGE

THE FLAPPERS:

In the 1920s referred to

a "new breed" of young women

Short skirts

Bob hair

Jazz

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JAZZAGE

jazz cabarets

This is the place

where people go and enjoy performances with

most of the time

their dinner.

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Reference:

The Answer .com http://www.answers.com/topic/jazz-1

Chicago Jazz by William Howland Kenney page xiii

Lone Star College – Kingwood http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade30.html

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaudeville

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_the_musical

The Tale of Two Cities , Charles Dickens

http://www.chicagohs.org/history/capone.html

Conversing with Ourselves:Canon, Freedom, Jazz by CATHERINE GUNTHER KODAT

Sexual objectification, racial discrimination, and "all that jazz"By Alexander-Barr, Roxan

Chicago (Review) By Lane, Cara Ann

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourth_wall

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1920s#United_States

http://www.1920s-fashion-and-music.com/jazz-age.html