Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Winner of six Tony Awards and an Academy Award for Best Picture. Chicago comes to Flowertown with all its Jazz, Razzle Dazzle, and Merry Murderesses.
A classic of both stage and screen, Chicago brings all the music, mayhem, and mischief of the roaring twenties to Summerville. The story of murderesses Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, unfolds through jazzy musical numbers and “killer” choreography. Pulling talented performers from all over the Charleston area and accompanied by a live jazz orchestra this is a must see production.
This multi-talented cast is comprised of Flowertown veterans and new faces. Chicago marks Artistic Director JC Conway’s debut as a director on the Flowertown stage. Jason Olson returns as assistant director and set builder. Featuring Lindsey Marie, Kelly McDavid, Brenden Kelly, & John Black as Roxy, Velma, Billy, and Amos; The 30-plus cast, crew, and band members have worked hard under the musical direction of Victoria Malone and choreography of Emma Scott.
With favorites like “All That Jazz”, “Cell Block Tango”, “Razzle Dazzle”, and beautiful Fosse inspired choreography, Chicago is sure to impress and amaze every theater goer.
Chicago runs May 23, 24, 25, 30, 31, and June 1, 7, and 8 at 8:00 pm as well as May 25 and 26 and June 1 and 2 at 2:00 pm at the historic James F. Dean Theater. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased in person or over the phone Wednesday through Saturday from 12 pm to 6 pm by calling 843-875-9251, or visiting www.flowertownplayers.org.
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