1996 Chicago Cast Album Released on Vinyl
Broadway's Chicago is the winner of six 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival.
Sony Music has released the first ever vinyl edition of the Grammy Award-winning 1996 New Broadway Cast Recording of Chicago. The vinyl, which commemorates the show's 20th anniversary, is available starting today in Barnes & Noble stores, on BarnesAndNoble.com, and at the Ambassador Theatre, the musical's Broadway home.
Featuring classic tunes by John Kander and Fred Ebb, Chicago tells the story of Roxie Hart, a nightclub dancer who 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 crime into a barrage of sensational headlines.
Directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Tony Award winner Ann Reinking, Chicago features set design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by Tony Award winner William Ivey Long, lighting design by Tony Award winner Ken Billington, sound design by Scott Lehrer and casting by Stewart/Whitley.
Produced by Barry and Fran Weissler, Chicago is the winner of six 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival as well as the Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording.