Chicago Facts

If there’s any justice in the world, audiences will be exulting in the parade for many, many performances to come. - Ben Brantley, New York Times

# Did you know that CHICAGO has been performed in English, Dutch, German, Swedish, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian and French?

# Did you know that there are cast recordings of CHICAGO in English (U.S. and U.K.), German and Dutch?

# Did you know that the many stars who have starred in the Broadway Company of CHICAGO have included Bebe Neuwirth, Ann Reinking, James Naughton, Joel Grey, Marcia Lewis, Jasmine Guy, Charlotte d’Amboise, Sharon Lawrence, Marilu Henner, Sandy Duncan, Michael C. Hall, Wayne Brady, Melanie Griffith, Paige Davis, Jennifer Holliday, Robert Urich, Alan Thicke, Angie Stone, Louis Gossett, Jr., Taye Diggs, Vicki Lewis, Nana Visitor, Brent Barrett, Tom Wopat, Brooke Shields,  Kevin Richardson, Huey Lewis, Robin Givens, John O’Hurley and Usher?

# Did you know that CHICAGO has given the opportunity for the stars of foreign productions to make their Broadway debuts including Bianca Marroquin (Mexico), Denise Van Outen (U.K.), Terra C. Macleod (France and Canada), Petra Nielson (Sweden), Ute Lemper (U.K. and Germany), Ruthie Henshall (U.K.), Anna Montanaro (Germany and Austria), Pia Dowes (Holland), Marti Pellow (U.K.) and Caroline O’Connor (Australia)?

# Did you know that CHICAGO received 6 Tony Awards (including Best Musical Revival), 5 Drama Desk Awards, 5 Outer Critics’ Circle Awards, 1 1998 Critics Circle Award, 1 Grammy Award (for Original Cast Recording), 2 Astaire Awards, 1 Drama League Award, 2 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards, 2 L.A. Drama Critics Circle Awards, 2 L.A. Ovation Awards, 1 Helen Hayes Award, 1 Black Theatre Alliance Award, 7 E.W. Awards, 2 Joseph Jefferson Awards and 1 Elliott Norton Award for the Broadway and National Touring Companies?

# Did you know that CHICAGO received 1 Olivier Award (Best Musical Production), 3 ACE Awards, 3 El Heraldo Awards, 3 Asociacion Mexicana de Criticos de Teatro Awards, 2 Helpman Awards, 4 Guldmasken Awards, and 2 Premio Qualidade Brasil Awards for its international productions?

# Did you know that CHICAGO has played worldwide since its opening in 1996 in the following countries: England, Belgium, The Netherlands, Austria, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, Switzerland, Italy, France, Portugal, Greece, Israel, Russia, South Africa, China, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates?

# Did you know that CHICAGO has grossed over $300 million on Broadway since it opened in 1996, and grossed over $850 million worldwide?

# Did you know that CHICAGO has played over 15,000 performances worldwide?

# Did you know that an estimated 17 million people around the world have seen CHICAGO?

Did you know that CHICAGO celebrated its 10th anniversary on Broadway November 14, 2006? "Still the best damn show in town!" - Liz Smith, Syndicated Columnist


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Marin Summer Theater (MST) is an award winning non-profit theater company for students of performing arts between the ages of 13 and 23. The MST company prepares and presents three fully-staged productions in a six-week summer season. MST's mission is threefold: To present exciting, professional quality drama, musical theater and musical revue productions; to keep tuition as low as possible so that cost is not a barrier to participation; to create a diverse company of college and high school students.

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