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 .
The background of America in the 1920’s~30’s
The Jazz Age
DEBUT IN 1975 (THE ORIGINAL VERSION)
NOW ON THE Ambassador Theatre
Movie version released in 2002
directed by Rob Marshall
Based on a book written by reporter
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 .
It opened on November 14, 1996.
Chicago: The Musical won six Tony Awards
Chicago is currently the eighth
longest-running Broadway show ever
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
Al Capone the gagster
Is a Kander and Ebbmusical set in prohibition era Chicago.
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.
= MUSIC+BAGGY CLOTHE+ BLINGBLINGS+……..
In the 1920s referred to
a "new breed" of young women
This is the place
where people go and enjoy performances with
most of the time
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
The Tale of Two Cities , Charles Dickens
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