O'Hurley has recently garnered much attention for his participation in the ABC reality show Dancing with the Stars. He is best known for his role as J. Peterman on the hit sitcom Seinfeld and has appeared on numerous soap operas, including Santa Barbara, General Hospital, and The Young and the Restless. Among his theatrical credits are productions of The Pirates of Penzance and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
Chicago is produced by Barry and Fran Weissler. The current cast is headed by Brooke Shields, Luba Mason, Clarke Peters, and Debra Monk.