SAN JOSE, CA — Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, welcomes the return of Broadway’s record-breaking, Tony Award-winning musical smash Chicago to San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts for a limited engagement from November 15-18. [Click here for event information]
With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, Chicago is now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history — and it shows no signs of slowing down!
Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate Velma Kelly by hiring Chicago’s slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which might easily be ripped from today’s tabloids. [Read More]