St. Louis' The Muny Theatre presents its summer production of Chicago June 13-19. Sarah Bowden (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) and J. Harrison Ghee (Mrs. Doubtfire, Kinky Boots) reprise their roles as Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, respectively, after leading last season's production.
As previously announced, returning with Bowden and Ghee are Emily Skinner (The Cher Show) as Matron "Mama" Morton, James T. Lane (Kiss Me, Kate) as Billy Flynn, Adam Heller (Titanic) as Amos Hart, and Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera) as Mary Sunshine.
Last season's production of the Kander and Ebb musical played an abbreviated run and closed early. It still met success at the St. Louis Theater Circle Awards, winning the Best Musical Award and six others, including direction, choreography, and music direction. The production features direction and choreography by Denis Jones, with co-choreography by Barry Busby and music direction by Charlie Alterman. Chicago is sponsored by Edward Jones.
The previously announced creative teams for the theatre's 2022 season will also bring to the stage Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot (June 22-28), Disney and Cameron Macintosh’s Mary Poppins(July 5-13), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (July 16-22), Legally Blonde, The Musical(July 25-31), The Color Purple (August 3-9) and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (August 12-18).
For tickets and more information, visit Muny.org.