The 25th anniversary celebration of ‘Chicago’ on Broadway

The 25th anniversary celebration of ‘Chicago’ on Broadway

On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, Chicago, as it nears its 10,000th general performance on Broadway, celebrated 25 several years of “Razzle Dazzle” with a specific anniversary celebration. Produced by Barry and Fran Weissler, the legendary show gained six Tony Awards in 1997, which include Best Musical Revival and the Grammy Award for Greatest Musical Solid Recording. Over the very last quarter-century, the musical has been observed in 36 distinct countries and by 33 million folks throughout the world.

A scene from Chicago with the current Broadway solid. Picture by Rebecca J. Michelson.

Commencing with a effectiveness from the Brooklyn United Marching Band on the TKTS Red Steps in Duffy Square, Chicago was afterwards honored with a unique Mayoral Proclamation, acknowledged by original forged associates Joel Grey, James Naughton, and Bebe Neuwirth. Mayor-Elect Eric Adams manufactured a surprise physical appearance – his very first at a Broadway demonstrate to thank audiences for returning to the theater.

The night also bundled a star-studded pink carpet at The Ambassador Theatre, which was lit in pink for the situation, featuring users of the unique Broadway cast, the present Broadway forged, and other acclaimed stars. In addition, there was a tribute to Ann Reinking, the unique choreographer who also played the guide of Roxie Hart in the 1996 output, with a video clip and particular presentation from previous Chicago star Charlotte D’Amboise.

Key moments and stars of the celebration were captured in the images underneath by Daniel Rader:

Brooklyn United Marching Band. Image by Daniel Rader.
Chicago Avenue Group marching to the Ambassador Theatre. Photo by Daniel Rader.
The Ambassador Theatre. Picture by Daniel Rader.
Bebe Neuwirth, James Naughton, and Joel Gray. Image by Daniel Rader.
John Kander. Image by Daniel Rader.
Video tribute to Ann Reinking. Image by Daniel Rader.
The forged of Chicago with Mayor-Elect Eric Adams. Photograph by Daniel Rader.

Chicago performs on open up-ended operate at the Ambassador Theatre, 219 West 49th Street, NYC. For tickets, with charges starting at $59.50, contact (212) 239-6200, or go online.

All viewers customers need to don a properly fitting mask above the nose and mouth in the theater, besides when consuming or consuming in specified areas. All people ages 12 and more mature will have to be absolutely vaccinated with an Fda or WHO authorized vaccine and show evidence to go to a show. Youngsters ages 5-11 should be vaccinated with an Fda or WHO approved vaccine or current a damaging test. Little ones underneath 5 and people today with a professional medical condition or closely held religious belief that stops vaccination may display evidence of a unfavorable COVID-19 examination. Anyone ages 18 and more mature have to current a valid govt-issued photo ID. Individuals beneath 18 may possibly also show a faculty ID, beginning certificate, or social protection card (picture not needed), and small children beneath 12 have to be accompanied by an grownup who fulfills the above specifications.