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From the Executive Director & ISU President Welcome to Stephens Auditorium! Our exciting 2016-17 season features well-known performers and a little something for everyone. Uniquely located on the campus of Iowa State University, our facility is a stunning combination of the visual and performing arts. With outstanding acoustics, the 2,700-seat, state-of-the-art concert hall is often applauded by the artists who grace our stage, as well as our audiences who enthusiastically return year after year to experience the entertainment provided only by live professional theater. We are excited to debut our World-View Music Series – a season-long musical journey through a diverse selection of five performances including: The Havana Cuba All-Stars Ladysmith Black Mambazo National Symphony of Ukraine Celtic Fire Semi-Toned

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These high-energy performances not only create a hearty helping of musical nourishment for the soul and a thrilling feast for the senses, but they also value ethnic diversity and seek to elevate the understanding of artistic and cultural expression. This aligns with our campus commitment to establish a more diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community. With appreciation, excitement, and anticipation, we welcome you to our 48th season.

Steven Leath President Iowa State University

Tammy Koolbeck, CFE Executive Director Iowa State Center

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Helpful Hints for Your Experience In Case of an Emergency Doctors, parents or guests expecting phone calls are advised to leave their seat location (located on ticket) with the appropriate parties and with the Guest Services Desk, which is located in the main floor lobby. The emergency telephone number during performances is 515-294-2313.

Accessibility Features Wheelchair seating and special seating for the hearing and visually impaired is available. • Accessible parking adjacent to the theater • Accessible restrooms

Finding Your Seat / Late Seating Seating begins 30 minutes prior to curtain time. Late seating is subject to the discretion of the staff and according to the artist’s contract.

Headphones with infrared listening devices are available for use at no charge at the Guest Services Desk.

Cell Phones and Electronic Devises Audio or visual recording devices and all photography are prohibited during performances. Please turn off all cell phones, beepers, video games and other electronic devices prior to the performance. All electronic devices are to be disabled during the performance. Photography Presence at this performance will constitute your consent and agreement to be photographed and/ or recorded in connection with the advertisement and promotion of the Performing Arts Series and Stephens Auditorium, in any and all media now and known hereinafter devised, in perpetuity. Parking Stephens Auditorium has convenient parking in lots adjacent to the building. Lots A-1 and B-3 are reserved for Performing Arts Fund Donors who contribute $300 or more. Parking for mobility-impaired guests is available in Lot F located west of Stephens Auditorium. Smoking Smoking is prohibited in Stephens Auditorium and on the surrounding grounds. Medical Assistance If you have a medical need, please notify an usher. Medical services are provided by Mary Greeley Medical Center.

American Sign Language interpretation may be arranged at least one month in advance of performances. Guide and service dogs are welcome. Please notify the Ticket Office in advance at 515-294-2479 if you have any special requests or concerns regarding accommodations. We are pleased to assist you with your needs. ATM An ATM is located on the ground floor. Children All children attending a performance must be able to sit quietly in their own seats without disturbing other guests or they may be asked to leave the auditorium. Please use discretion when choosing to bring a child, and remember that everyone must have a ticket. Lost and Found To retrieve a lost item, contact an usher or call 515-294-3347 during regular business hours. Ticket Exchange Ticket exchange is an exclusive benefit available only to Performing Arts Series Subscribers and only available for Performing Arts Series events. Know Before You Go! The playbill for each show is made available on each performance page online at center.iastate.edu.

Refreshments Food and drink is generally allowed in the auditorium with the exception of symphonic performances.

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Ways to Enhance your Experience Make the Most of Your Experience With These Special Opportunities Before, During and After the Show. When you think of Stephens Auditorium, we hope you think of it not just as a venue for seeing the performing arts, but also as a place where you are engaged as an active participant in the arts. The following events will enhance your visit and make each experience more fulfilling. Free Previews in the Celebrity Café: Engaging presentations offered by experts, ISU faculty members or members of the professional touring group provide unique insights before each performance. Previews are free for ticket holders and occur 30 minutes before curtain time. You’ll find the Celebrity Café on the ground floor, on the north side of the auditorium.

Pre-Show Dinners: We offer a pre-show meal prior to five shows in this year’s season: Once, Under the Streetlamp, Close to You! Music of the Carpenters, Chicago and National Symphony of Ukraine. The meal is held in the Scheman Building and includes entree, starch, vegetable, dessert, beverages and cash bar. With an informative presentation or live entertainment to set the mood, it is a great way to begin a fun-filled evening with like-minded arts supporters.

Educational Experiences for Youth Youth Matinee Series Parents and educators know that helping a student develop creativity and imagination is one of the most important things they can do. Helping to complete the education formula, our Youth Matinee Series energizes, engages and enhances the overall learning process for students through the magic and wonder of live performing arts produced by professional touring artists.These performances enrich students’ lives and illustrate the dynamic relationship between literature, social studies, history, science, math, world cultures and the performing arts. The Youth Matinee Series is underwritten by the Martha-Ellen Tye Performing Arts Institute endowment.

Martha-Ellen Tye Performing Arts Institute The Martha-Ellen Tye Performing Arts Institute was established through a generous endowment by long-time Marshalltown resident, the late Martha-Ellen Tye. It brings a unique blend of arts experiences to students of all ages through matinee performances, teaching activities in schools, demonstrations and workshops. Now in its 16th year, the program has served more than 200,000 students in grades PreK-12 from across the state of Iowa. Mrs. Tye believed strongly in the power and importance of arts education and vigorously supported programs that develop the “whole person — body, mind and spirit.” The Youth Matinee Series is underwritten by this endowment, which allows us to keep the price at $4.

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Iowa State Center Staff Tammy Koolbeck............................................................................................ Executive Director Missy Borton................................................................................................ Executive Assistant Business & Finance Emily Ladewig.............................................................................................. Business Manager Helen Nelson................................................................................................. Accounting Clerk Event & Conference Services Pat Dennis........................................................................ Director of Event Services, Conferences Angie Weeks................................................................................................... Sales Manager Dave Burrack.................................................................................................... Event Manager Josh Oakland............................................................................................... Event Coordinator Guest & Client Services Tim Hinderks........................................................................................... Director of Operations Sandra Robinson.................................................................................. Guest Services Manager Steve Flack..................................................................................... Custodial Services Manager Greg Gerstein................................................................................................... Custodial Staff Marketing Holly Boman............................................................................................ Director of Marketing Kara Bernstein................................................................................................. Marketing Intern Rachel Pollastrini.............................................................................................. Marketing Intern Development Paul Ferrone........................................................................................... Development Manager Food & Beverage Craig Spillman................................................................................ Director of Food & Beverage Kevin Streiff....................................................................................................... Executive Chef Katie Ginapp.............................................................................................. Catering Manager Kristen Thompson....................................................................... Banquet & Catering Coordinator Programming & Technical Craig Wiebke........................................................................ Director of Event Services, Theaters Mike Broich.................................................................................................. Technical Director Jake Ewalt..................................................................................................... Technical Director Outreach & Education Sara Compton............................................................................................. Outreach Manager Carol Lamb...................................................................................................Outreach Assistant Ticket Office Nick Kaizer............................................................................... Associate Ticket Office Manager Janae Ver Helst...................................................................... Ticket Office & Marketing Associate

Dedicated Volunteers Ames International Orchestra Festival Association Board of Directors 2015-2016 Peter Reilly, President Matt Nelson, Vice President David Stephenson, Treasurer Dario Zaffarano, Secretary Jim Beckwith Aaron Fultz Noelle Fultz David Hoffman Jack Horner Dave Millard Wendy Nutini Bion Pierson Suzy Shierholz James Tener Melanie Sullivan - Student Rep.

The Stephens Street Team The Stephens Street Team unites the Iowa State Center and ISU by celebrating the importance of the arts in our lives. Its mission is to promote the arts to ISU students through unique marketing efforts and special events. The Stephens Street Team will plan events and lead marketing activities and develop creative ways to reach out to the student body at ISU about the incredible, affordable and accessible activities at the Iowa State Center. Activities may include planning on-campus promotional activities or philanthropic events that relate to shows, assisting with performance day activities, sidewalk chalking, flyer distribution, presentations to campus organizations about our Performing Arts Series and more!

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Barry & Fran Weissler present

CHICAGO Book by

Music by

Fred Ebb & Bob Fosse

Lyrics by

John Kander

Fred Ebb

Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Bob Fosse

Starring

Dylis Croman Lana Gordon Eddie George Paul Vogt Roz Ryan

Also Starring

C. Newcomer

Shamicka Benn Nicole Benoit Christophe Caballero Lauren Gemelli Daniel Gutierrez Brent Heuser Anthony LaGuardia Tanner Lane Jennifer Mathie Pilar Millhollen Laura Oldham Jody Reynard Evelynn Christina Tonn Colt Adam Weiss Matthew Winnegge Corey Wright Supervising Music Director

Rob Fisher

Scenic Design

Costume Design

John Lee Beatty

Ken Billington

Orchestrations

Dance Music Arrangements

Sound Design

Script Adaptation

Lighting Design

William Ivey Long

Scott Lehrer David Thompson

Music Director

Rob Bowman

Ralph Burns Casting

Duncan Stewart, CSA/ Benton Whitely, CSA Executive Producer

Alecia Parker

General Management

Peter Howard

Musical Coordinator

John Monaco

Company Manager

Bill Schaeffer

Presented in Association with

Broadway Across America Tour Marketing & Press

B.J. Holt & Hilary Hamilton

Anita Dloniak & Associates, Inc.

Technical Supervisor

Production Stage Manager

Arthur Siccardi

Michael Danek

Based on the presentation by City Center’s Encores! Choreographer Original New York Production

Ann Reinking

Re-creation of Original Production Choreography by

Director Original New York Production

Re-creation of Original Production Direction by

David Bushman

In the style of Bob Fosse

Walter Bobbie

David Hyslop

Broadway Cast Recording on RCA Victor

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CAST

(in order of appearance) Velma Kelly .................................................................................................... LANA GORDON Roxie Hart ......................................................................................................DYLIS CROMAN Fred Casely .....................................................................................................BRENT HEUSER Sergeant Fogarty ............................................................................................COREY WRIGHT Amos Hart ..............................................................................................................PAUL VOGT Liz ............................................................................................................. LAUREN GEMELLI Annie ......................................................................................................PILAR MILLHOLLEN June ..............................................................................................................LAURA OLDHAM Hunyak ...........................................................................................................NICOLE BENOIT Mona ..........................................................................................EVELYN CHRISTINA TONN Matron “Mama” Morton ..........................................................................................ROZ RYAN Billy Flynn ...................................................................................................... EDDIE GEORGE Mary Sunshine ................................................................................................. C. NEWCOMER Go-to-Hell-Kitty ......................................................................................... SHAMICKA BENN Harry ...................................................................................................... DANIEL GUTIERREZ The Doctor ........................................................................................ANTHONY LaGUARDIA Aaron........................................................................................................COLT ADAM WEISS The Judge ..........................................................................................ANTHONY LaGUARDIA The Bailiff ........................................................................................................ TANNER LANE Martin Harrison...................................................................................... DANIEL GUTIERREZ Court Clerk....................................................................................................... TANNER LANE The Jury ............................................................................................ MATTHEW WINNEGGE THE SCENE: Chicago, Illinois. The late 1920s. UNDERSTUDIES Understudies never substitute a listed player unless a specific announcement for the appearance is made at the time of the performance. For Roxie Hart—NICOLE BENOIT, EVELYNN CHRISTINA TONN For Velma Kelly—LAUREN GEMELLI, LAURA OLDHAM For Billy Flynn—DANIEL GUTIERREZ, BRENT HEUSER For Amos Hart—TANNER LANE, MATTHEW WINNEGGE For Matron “Mama” Morton—LAUREN GEMELLI, LAURA OLDHAM For Mary Sunshine—C. CABALLERO For Fred Casely—DANIEL GUTIERREZ Dance Captain—CHRISTOPHE CABALLERO SWINGS CHRISTOPHE CABALLERO, JENNIFER MATHIE, JODY REYNARD

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MUSICAL NUMBERS

ACT I “All That Jazz” ........................................................................................... Velma and Company “Funny Honey” ...................................................................................................................Roxie “Cell Block Tango”............................................................................................Velma and Girls “When You’re Good to Mama” ............................................................Matron “Mama” Morton “Tap Dance”............................................................................................ Roxie, Amos and Boys “All I Care About” ............................................................................................... Billy and Girls “A Little Bit of Good” .........................................................................................Mary Sunshine “We Both Reached for the Gun” ............................ Billy, Roxie, Mary Sunshine and Company “Roxie” ...............................................................................................................Roxie and Boys “I Can’t Do It Alone” .........................................................................................................Velma “My Own Best Friend” .................................................................................... Roxie and Velma INTERMISSION ACT II Entr’acte ........................................................................................................................The Band “I Know a Girl” ..................................................................................................................Velma “Me and My Baby” .............................................................................................Roxie and Boys “Mister Cellophane” ..........................................................................................................Amos “When Velma Takes the Stand” ........................................................................Velma and Boys “Razzle Dazzle” ............................................................................................Billy and Company “Class” .............................................................................. Velma and Matron “Mama” Morton “Nowadays” ..................................................................................................... Roxie and Velma “Hot Honey Rag” ............................................................................................. Roxie and Velma Finale.............................................................................................................................Company Original choreography for “Hot Honey Rag” by Bob Fosse ORCHESTRA Musical Conductor—ROB BOWMAN Associate Conductor/Piano/Accordion—HOWARD LEVITSKY Piano—BRIAN WHITTED Drums/Percussion—MIKE LUNOE The touring musicians in this production are members of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada.

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WHO’S WHO in the CAST DYLIS CROMAN (Roxie Hart) is thankful to have been a part of the Chicago family for over seven years. She most recently performed the role of Roxie Hart in New York City on Broadway. Other Broadway and national tour credits include New York Stage & Film’s new production of In Your Arms; A Chorus Line (standby Cassie/Sheila); Movin’ Out (Brenda); Sweet Charity (Rosie, u/s Charity); Oklahoma!; Thou Shalt Not (u/s Therese Raquin); and Fosse (trumpet solo, filmed for PBS “Great Performances”). On television, she appeared as Andrew Daniels on “Guiding Light,” “Smash” on NBC, as well as many national commercials. “Thank you Mom, Dad, Todd, Janet, Seth and my beautiful friends for your endless love and support. My life is so blessed because of you. I dedicate this performance to every patron who graces this theater. Thank you God for this gift to share.” @dycro33. LANA GORDON (Velma Kelly) is thrilled and blessed to return to Chicago and share the stage with such talented and professional people! Lana was part of the original The Lion King cast (u/s Nala/Shenzi) on Broadway and the revival of Jesus Christ Superstar (Soul Sister). During the past 10 years she has been performing all over Europe in various shows such as Chicago (Velma), Sister Act (Deloris), Tarzan (Kala), West Side Story (Anita), Carmen Cubana (Carmen) and at the Jazz at Lincoln Center in Qatar (Guest Vocalist). “Special thanks to Gregory, Tanya, Rob and all of my family and friends that have supported me.” Stay in touch and follow Lana at IG: lanajeangordon and FB: Lana Gordon. “Mom, look what God has done, I know you’re watching me! Blessings always!” EDDIE GEORGE (Billy Flynn) makes his tour debut in Chicago following stage appearances in Matthew Lopez’s The Whipping Man (Nashville Repertory Theatre), Suzan-Lori Parks’ Topdog/ Underdog (Amun Ra Theatre) and the title roles of Othello and Julius Caesar at the Nashville Shakespeare Festival. His transition to the stage completes the journey he began at the conclusion of his NFL career. George continues to be active in Nashville, where he refines his craft with his theatrical troupe, Actors By George, while sitting on the board of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. He resides in Nashville with his wife Tamara George and his family. PAUL VOGT (Amos Hart). Broadway: Hairspray (Edna Turnblad), Chicago (Amos Hart). Regional: Oliver! (Mr. Bumble), Arena Stage Wash D.C.; replaced Harvey Fierstein in Vegas (Hairspray); Ursula in Disney’s Little Mermaid (Muny); Laurel and Hardy (Falcon Theater—West Coast premiere); Idaho (Forestburgh—world premiere); Elf and A Funny

Thing...Forum (Paper Mill); Hairspray (NSMT, Sacramento, Muny, PCLO, TUTs); Disney’s Aladdin (Tuacahn); Minsky’s (Ahmanson—world premiere). Film: Mothers Day, Valentines Day, The Princess Diaries 2, Good Boy, Lilo and Stich 2, Blonde Ambition. TV: “MADtv,” “ReRUN Show,” “Raising Hope,” “Glee,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Hannah Montana,” “Arrested Development,” “Reno 911,” “Maximum Bob.” Twitter @Therealpaulvogt. paulcvogt.com. ROZ RYAN (Matron “Mama” Morton) holds a unique Broadway record, having played more performances of Chicago than any other leading actress in the show’s historic 18-year run. Besides that, she’s done it all, Broadway? Seven productions, including Chicago, Dreamgirls, One Mo’ Time, and Ain’t Misbehavin, plus various National tours. Most recently Roz was seen in Because of Winn Dixie at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Television series? KC Undercover, Amen, Good News, The Rickey Smiley Show, and more. Cartoon voiceovers? Adventure, Time, Hercules, Looney Tunes etc. Films? Plenty of those too. TV commercials like Charles Barkley’s Mom for Capitol One and more..! Just Google her. Why? Because God is Good! www.ROZRYAN.com C. NEWCOMER (Mary Sunshine). Broadway: Chicago, The Visit (OBC). Tour: Chicago. Regional: The Visit at Williamstown. Concert: Chita: Nowadays at Carnegie Hall, Mary Sometimes at Feinstein’s/54 Below. Opera: Xerxes, A Midsummer…, Dido & Aeneus. Recordings: The Visit, Volpone with Wolf Trap Opera (Grammy nominated). Thanks to Mom, Dad and Chita. Instagram: @cdnewcomer. SHAMICKA BENN (Go-to-Hell Kitty) is thankful to be sharing her dream show with you! Recently in: Honda Commercial, GrubHub print campaign, TV’s “Jane The Virgin,” “To Tell the Truth,” “Bella and the Bulldogs” and “General Hospital.” Keep in touch new friend on Insta, Twitter and Facebook @ ShamickaBenn. Thank you Jesus and family! NICOLE BENOIT (Hunyak, u/s Roxie Hart) is “not guilty” to be rejoining the Chicago family for this incredible anniversary tour! Favorite credits: Chicago (Roxie, Kitty), The Producers (Ulla, Best Actress nom.), Cabaret (Sally). TV: “Inside Amy Schumer,” “Target.” Check out Nicole and her nonprofit LEAP (@theleapevent) at NicoleBenoitOnline.com. CHRISTOPHE CABALLERO (Swing, Dance Captain). Happy 20th Chicago! Broadway: original and Tony-winning companies of La Cage aux Folles (2010), Jerome Robbins’ Broadway,

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WHO’S WHO in the CAST Beauty and the Beast, A Christmas Carol. Fosse recreation workshops, multiple international, regional and touring productions. TV highlights: “Fame” with Debbie Allen, “The Tracey Ullman Show,” voice of Odd in “Code Lyoko.” ChristopheCaballero.com. LAUREN GEMELLI (Liz, u/s Velma, u/s Matron “Mama” Morton). NYC: City Opera’s Candide, directed by Hal Prince. National tours: The Drowsy Chaperone. Regional: Arena Stage, Trinity Rep, PCLO, OSTC, NBFT. Training: Boston Ballet, Manhattanville College, Verdon Fosse Legacy. Thanks to the entire Chicago creative team, everyone at Stewart/Whitley and Irene at DDO Artists Agency. laurengemelli.com. t: @ laurengemelli. ig: @lalagem. DANIEL GUTTIERREZ (Harry, Martin Harrison, u/s Fred Casely, u/s Billy Flynn). NYC: Chicago (tour), Giselle (Lincoln Center), Broadway Bares 2016, Radio Broadway Live (Town Hall). TV: 2016 Tony Awards, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, “The View” (Barbara Returns Special). Thanks to NAMCO, Duncan Stewart Casting and family! @dannygcreative. BRENT HEUSER (Fred Casely, u/s Billy Flynn). Broadway: Chicago (Fred Casely). Off-Broadway: My Big Gay Italian Wedding (Andrew). TV: 2013 Tony Awards opening, 2016 Tony Awards Chicago tribute. Favorite regional credits: 9 to 5 The Musical (Franklin Hart Jr.), Hairspray (Corny Collins), Bye Bye Birdie (Albert). Love to family and friends! Brent is also a singer/songwriter. Follow him on Instagram @TallGuy223. ANTHONY LAGUARDIA (The Judge) is thrilled to be back! Nat’l tours: Chicago (Aaron), Beauty and the Beast (Swing, u/s Lefou). Int’l: NAMCO/RCCL Chicago (Bailiff, u/s Mary Sunshine—played) Favorite credits: Hairspray, Dreamgirls, 42nd Street. “Love and gratitude to my Chicago family, Stewart/Whitley, my family, friends and Matty.” @anthonyjaylag. TANNER LANE (Bailiff, Court Clerk, u/s Amos Hart) is thrilled to be back on the road with Chicago! Theater credits: Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Billy Elliot, Joseph…, A Chorus Line, Bye Bye Birdie. B.F.A. Florida State University. Proud AEA member! “Thanks to Mom, Dad, Matthew and all my family.” IG: @tannerlane17. JENNIFER MATHIE (Swing). Credits include Spamalot, Radio City Rockette, Fosse, Follies at Encores, White Christmas and numerous national TV commercials. “Thank you to everyone, and

never ever stop believing! This is truly a dream come true.” JenniferMathie.com. PILAR MILLHOLLEN (Annie). Broadway: Doctor Zhivago, Chicago. Pilar is a certified personal trainer and teaches fitness at the Institute for American Musical Theatre. She also holds a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary, focusing her ministry in racial, economic and LGBTQ justice. Grateful to again tell this story which speaks to our current political and cultural climate. Love to David. Micah 6:8. LAURA OLDHAM (June, u/s Velma Kelly, u/s Matron “Mama” Morton) Laura is jazzed to be back on the cellblock! National tours: two years with Chicago, three years with Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Favorite roles: Kate Monster (Avenue Q), Maggie (A Chorus Line), Janet (The Drowsy Chaperone) and Morgan’s wife. Much love to Mom and Dad! Proud BirminghamSouthern College grad. JODY REYNARD (Swing). Broadway/tours: Legally Blonde; Taboo; Saturday Night Fever; Fosse; Memphis; and Kiss Me, Kate. Regional: … Spelling Bee (Mitch), Smokey Joe’s Café (Ken), Miss Saigon (John u/s) and Take Me Out (Darren) TV/film: “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “One Life to Live” and Show Business: The Road to Broadway. EVELYN CHRISTINA TONN (Mona, u/s Roxie Hart). Blessed to once again rejoin her Chicago family, Evelyn is simply delighted to share this stage with those whom she loves! Feel free to give her imdb page a gander for her credits/reels/resume! Gratitude to an amazing God, her supportive family and her incredible friends! Enjoy the show! MATTHEW WINNEGGE (The Jury, u/s Amos Hart) is so thrilled to be returning to Chicago! New York City: Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Regional: Casa Mañana, KC Starlight, Stages St. Louis, Arkansas Rep. Thanks to Stewart Whitley & Co, Hilary and the Davids! Love to family and friends. Instagram: mjwinnegge. COLT ADAM WEISS (Aaron) is from Hamburg, Pa. and is a graduate of The University of the Arts, with a concentration in jazz dance performance. Colt is excited to be rejoining the national touring company of Chicago! Other credits: Broadway: Chicago. Off-Broadway: Trip of Love. COREY WRIGHT (Sergeant Fogarty) Favorite credits: theater: Chicago, Washer/Dryer. TV: “General Hospital,” “The Daily Show with John Stewart.” Film: In the Night, Where Do We Go From Here. Writing: Lou in Lieu of Genius (a new musical coming

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WHO’S WHO in the CAST to Broadway), Bridges (a feature film currently in development.) IG: CoreyCor. corey-wright.net. JOHN KANDER & FRED EBB (Music, Book/ Lyrics). The John Kander and Fred Ebb collaboration of four decades created what many would consider Broadway standards and contemporary classics: Flora, the Red Menace; Cabaret (Tony Award); The Happy Time; Zorba; 70, Girls, 70; Chicago; The Act; Woman of the Year (Tony Award, Best Score); The Rink; Kiss of the Spider Woman (Tony Award, Best Score); and Steel Pier. Their collaboration also transferred itself to movies and television as they wrote original material for the Academy Awards; “Liza With a Z” (Emmy Award); HBO’s “Liza Minnelli’s Stepping Out” (Emmy Award); Funny Lady (Oscar nominated for “How Lucky Can You Get”); Lucky Lady; New York, New York; Stepping Out; and Chicago (Oscar nominated for Best Song). In the mid ’80s the song “New York, New York” becoming the official anthem of New York City. At the time of the unfortunate death of Mr. Ebb, Kander and Ebb had several projects in different stages of completion waiting in the wings: All About Us, Curtains and The Scottsboro Boys. Life goes on. BOB FOSSE (Book). First director in history to win Oscar, Tony and Emmy awards in one year (1973) for the film Cabaret, the musical Pippin and the TV special “Liza With a Z.” He won the first of eight Tonys as choreographer for The Pajama Game followed by directing and choreographing Redhead, Little Me, Sweet Charity (stage and film), Chicago, Dancin’. Other choreography: Damn Yankees, New Girl in Town, How to Succeed…, Big Deal. Film: My Sister Eileen, The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees. Director: Lenny (Oscar nom.), All That Jazz (Oscar nom.), Star 80. WALTER BOBBIE (Director) recently directed the Tony-nominated Venus in Fur on Broadway; Terrence McNally’s Golden Age at Manhattan Theatre Club, and David Ives’ School for Lies at Classic Stage. His international hit Chicago won him a Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards and has become the longest-running revival in Broadway history. Other Broadway credits include High Fidelity, Sweet Charity, Twentieth Century and Footloose. Mr. Bobbie directs regularly for New York’s most prestigious theatre companies, served as artistic director of City Center’s Encores! and is on the Executive Board of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers. ANN REINKING (Choreographer). 1997 Tony Award, Best Choreography for Chicago, as well as Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Astaire and NY Drama Critics awards. Other credits include: director, co-choreographer for Fosse (1998 Tony Award for Best Musical); Tony nomination for

Best Director in a Musical, Fosse, Nominations for Tonys in 4 different categories: Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Choreographer, Best Director (won the Tony for Best Choreography), as well as Tony nominations for her leading performances in Dancin’ and Goodtime Charlie; won the Lawrence Olivier Award for Fosse; recipient of Theatre World, Clarence Derwent and Outer Critics Circle awards for her work as Maggie in Over Here! Film credits: Movie, Movie; All That Jazz; Annie; Micki and Maude. Recent choreography: Sondheim Suite for Pacific Northwest Ballet, Suite Kander for Missouri State Ballet, Ritmo & Ruido for Ballet Hispanico, Legends for Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, The Threepenny Opera for Williamstown Theatre Festival, Nilsson/Schmillson for Seattle’s Spectrum Dance Theatre, “Bye Bye Birdie” for ABC-TV, national tour of the revival of Applause. Co-choreographed The White City and Light In The Dark/Thodos Dance Chicago. Choreographed The Harrison Tribute/American Ballet Theatre. She is the recipient of the National Broadway Theatre Award for best choreography, Fosse, 2001, the Drama League Award for Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre 1999, Musical Hall of Fame Award 1999, Dance Library of Israel Award 1998, Distinguished Artist Award 1998, School of American Ballet Artistic Achievement Award 1997, National Art Club Award for Service to the Arts 1995, Governor’s Award—Ambassador of the Arts for the State of Florida 1994, Honorary Doctorate from Florida State University, Dance Magazine Award, Ford Foundation Scholarship for the San Francisco Ballet Company and the Robert Joffrey Scholarship with the Joffrey Ballet. JOHN LEE BEATTY (Set Design). Broadway: After Midnight, The Nance, Other Desert Cities, The Color Purple, A Delicate Balance, The Heiress, The Sisters Rosensweig, The Most Happy Fella, Burn This, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Talley’s Folly, Fifth of July, among 100 others. Off-Broadway: Sylvia; The Substance of Fire; The Road to Mecca; Song of Singapore; Lips Together, Teeth Apart; A Life in the Theatre; many seasons at MTC, Circle Rep, Lincoln Center and Encores. Major regional theaters, film, opera, TV and the circus. Multiple Tony, Obie, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards. Graduate: Brown and Yale. WILLIAM IVEY LONG (Costume Designer) has designed costumes for 66 Broadway productions. Select credits include Cabaret, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Bullets Over Broadway, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Young Frankenstein, Grey Gardens, Curtains, Hairspray, The Producers, Little Shop of Horrors, The Boy From Oz, Contact, The Music Man, Annie Get Your Gun, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Swing, 1776, Smokey Joe’s Café, Crazy for You, Guys and Dolls, Assassins, Lend Me a Tenor, Nine. He

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WHO’S WHO in the CAST has also designed for Mick Jagger, Siegfried and Roy, the Pointer Sisters and Joan Rivers. He serves as Production Designer for North Carolina’s seasonal outdoor drama, The Lost Colony. Mr. Long has 14 Tony Award nominations, winning six times. He was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame in January 2006, and elected chairman of the American Theatre Wing in June 2012. KEN BILLINGTON (Lighting Designer) has 98 Broadway shows to his credit including such theater milestones as Sweeney Todd and the current production of Chicago. Many touring productions over the years including Chicago (worldwide), Riverdance (lighting supervisor), Fiddler on the Roof (from 1976 to 2012), White Christmas, 9 to 5, High School Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone and the current tour of Annie to name a few. Other projects include Hugh Jackman in Concert, from 1979 to 2006 the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular and for Seaworld Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio “The Shamu Shows.” Ken’s many awards include the Tony, NY Drama Desk and Outer Critics awards, the Ace Award for Television Lighting and the Lumen for his architectural work. SCOTT LEHRER (Sound Design) received the first Tony awarded to sound for the Lincoln Center Theater revival of South Pacific. Recent B’way work: Honeymoon in Vegas, A Delicate Balance, Love Letters, A Raisin in the Sun, Betrayal, Lucky Guy, Chaplin (Drama Desk), Death of a Salesman (Tony nom), That Championship Season, Women on the Verge, Finian’s Rainbow, A View From the Bridge (Tony nom), Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Tony nom) and over 40 City Center Encores. Music engineer/ producer projects include Loudon Wainwright’s Grammy-winning High Wide and Handsome, Bebe Neuwirth’s Porcelain, Judy Kuhn’s All This Happiness and Meredith Monk’s Mercy. DAVID HYSLOP (Director Recreation) has been affiliated with the Broadway production of Chicago since 2005. One of his duties there has been to rehearse dozens of new cast members, including Huey Lewis, Usher, Brian McKnight, John O’Hurley, Lisa Rinna, George Hamilton and Sofia Vergara. He has over 20 Broadway credits as a stage manager including Priscilla Queen of the Desert, La Cage, Democracy, Rocky Horror Show, The Blue Room, Jekyll & Hyde, An Ideal Husband, Grease!, and A Few Good Men. Resident theatres include seasons with PCPA/Solvang Theatrefest and with The American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. Recently, he served as director/restager for the national tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert.

DAVID BUSHMAN (Choreography Recreation). Broadway: Chicago, current dance captain, male swing. National tours: Chicago, re-stager of previous tour, dance captain, ensemble. International: Chicago, French productions (Montreal and Paris), dance captain, ensemble. Other credits include director’s assistant for Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas; principal dancer in various works by Balanchine, Jiri Kilian, Nacho Duato and other world-class choreographers. DAVID THOMPSON (Script Adaptation). Broadway productions include the librettos for The Scottsboro Boys (Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations, Hull-Warriner Award), Steel Pier (Tony nomination) and Thou Shalt Not. OffBroadway: And the World Goes ‘Round (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards), Flora, the Red Menace (Drama Desk nomination). Regional: McCarter Theater’s A Christmas Carol. Television: “Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall,” “My Favorite Broadway.” Thompson is a graduate of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. ROB FISHER (Supervising Music Director). Original conductor and music director for Chicago and its Grammy Award-winning cast album and supervisor of Chicago companies worldwide. Music director and conductor of City Center’s Tony Award-winning Encores! series since its inception in 1994. Other credits: Garrison Keillor’s radio broadcasts, concerts at Carnegie Hall, New York City Opera, PBS, the White House, guest symphony conductor and more than 20 recordings. Broadway tour: 3 Penny Opera starring Sting, Me and My Girl, A History of the American Film, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine, Little Johnny Jones, Big River. JOHN MONACO (Music Coordinator) is a veteran of the musical theatre. He has been music coordinator for over 100 Broadway musicals and has performed in more than 40 Broadway shows. Mr. Monaco has had the privilege of working with Richard Rodgers, John Kander, Jule Styne, Elmer Bernstein, Harvey Schmidt, Philip Springer, George Forrest, Robert Wright, Janusz Stoklos, Steve Margoshes and many others. ROB BOWMAN (Music Director/Conductor) is happy to be continuing his involvement in Chicago having served as Music Director/Conductor for last year’s U.S. tour, the Broadway production for five years, the first national touring company in 1997; and Music Supervisor for companies in Australia, Holland, China, Stuttgart, Korea and Berlin. He began a partnership with Elaine Stritch as her Music Director for nearly 15 years until her death in 2014. He is featured in the critically-

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WHO’S WHO in the CAST acclaimed Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me and the HBO/ Pennebaker Emmy Award-winning documentary Elaine Stritch at Liberty. On Broadway, he has conducted numerous shows including A Little Night Music with Bernadette Peters, All About Me with Dame Edna and Michael Feinstein and the Tony Award-winning Elaine Stritch At Liberty. He spent two years as Music Director/Conductor for Kiss of the Spider Woman with Chita Rivera. As a composer, he has written and arranged a number of scores including Hot Mikado and the David Bell production of A Christmas Carol. He most recently served as a judge for the 2017 Miss America Pageant. DAVID BRIAN BROWN (Wig/Hair Design). Broadway: highlights: Curious Incident…, If/ Then, Bridges of Madison County, Macbeth, The Nance, Death of a Salesman, Follies, Sister Act, Arcadia, A Steady Rain, Shrek, The Little Mermaid, Legally Blonde, Spamalot, Tarzan, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Fiddler on the Roof, Nine, Gypsy, Sweet Smell of Success, The Invention of Love, Aida, The Iceman Cometh, Chicago, Sideshow, Steel Pier. Off-Broadway: Far From Heaven, Giant. Film/TV credits: “The Sound of Music”— live NBC, It’s Complicated, “Angels In America” (Emmy nominated), To Wong Foo…. DUNCAN STEWART, CSA/BENTON WHITLEY, CSA (Casting). Duncan Stewart and Company. Broadway/New York: On the Town, Pippin, Chicago, La Cage, The Band Wagon (Encores), Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Natasha Pierre & Great Comet of 1812, Pageant, People Sing (Carnegie Hall). West End/London: Thriller Live, Menier Chocolate Factory. National tours: We Will Rock You, Pippin, La Cage, Flashdance, Anything Goes. Regional: A.R.T., Bay Street, Alley Theatre, RCCL. Casting Associate Andrea Zee. dstewartco.com. ARTHUR SICCARDI, THEATRICAL SERVICES INC. (Technical Supervisor) has been involved in more than 200 Broadway shows: Hello, Dolly!; A Chorus Line; Cats; The Real Thing; Ballroom; Dreamgirls; Chess; Broadway Bound; Jerome Robbins’ Broadway; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Gypsy; Lost in Yonkers; Fiddler on the Roof; Falsettos; The Goodbye Girl; My Fair Lady; Sunset Boulevard; Laughter on the 23rd Floor; My One and Only; Billy Elliott; The Tony Awards and Night of a Thousand Stars. In 2012, he received a Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre. MICHAEL DANEK (Production Stage Manager) is thrilled to be back with Chicago. Broadway: Chicago, Pippin, Wicked. National Tours: Rock of Ages, Dr. Dolittle, Little House on the Prairie, Chitty

Chitty Bang Bang, Disney’s High School Musical. Off-Broadway: A Christmas Carol, The Fantasticks. BRIAN WESTMORELAND (Stage Manager). Broadway: Phantom of the Opera, A Doll’s House, Juan Darien. Tours: Chicago, The King and I, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Fiddler (30th anniversary), Annie Warbucks. Regional: Crossroads Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Gateway Playhouse. Dance: Dance Theatre of Harlem, Connecticut Ballet, Eliot Feld’s Ballet Tech. UCLA graduate. RICK PESSAGNO (Assistant Stage Manager). Credits include Chicago The Musical (Cell Block Tour 2013/14/15/16), [title of show] (Tidwell Productions), The Mad Project (Martian Productions) and many others. “My journey with Chicago began in 1997 with the first national tour where I originated the role of Fred Casely. Thanks to my friend Hilary for believing in me, to my T.S. for standing by me, to my beautiful daughters and to the newest addition in my life my Granddaughter Lyla. Places Please!” BARRY and FRAN WEISSLER (Producers) have had a producing career that spans over 40 years. They are the recipients of seven Tony Awards. Othello starring James Earl Jones and Christopher Plummer, Fiddler on the Roof with Topol, Gypsy with Tyne Daly, Annie Get Your Gun with Bernadette Peters and Reba McEntire, the 2010 revival of La Cage aux Folles with Kelsey Grammer, their new hit, Pippin, currently on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre and Chicago, the longest-running American musical on both Broadway and the West End. Other Broadway credits include Zorba, My One & Only, Falsettos, Grease, Seussical, Wonderful Town, Sweet Charity and The Scottsboro Boys. Current projects include The Heart of Robin Hood and a musical adaptation of the independent film Waitress. BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA (Producer) is part of The John Gore Organization family of companies, which includes Broadway.com, under the supervision of nine-time Tony-winning producer John Gore (Owner and CEO). Current and past productions include Beautiful, Cats, Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland, Hairspray, Million Dollar Quartet, On Your Feet!, School of Rock and The Producers. BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com; Broadway.com. ALECIA PARKER (Executive Producer) serves as executive producer of all worldwide productions of Chicago, Pippin on Broadway, and the current touring production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Currently licensing Once the Musical internationally. Other credits, spanning more than 30 years, include executive producer of La Cage aux Folles, The Scottsboro Boys, Sweet Charity,

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WHO’S WHO in the CAST Wonderful Town, Seussical; associate producer of Annie Get Your Gun, My Thing of Love, Grease!, My Fair Lady, Falsettos, Fiddler on the Roof, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Cabaret, Zorba starring Anthony Quinn. She is the proud mother of Michael a senior at Washington University in St. Louis. B.J. HOLT (General Manager). Broadway, West End and touring productions include Chicago, Fosse, La Cage aux Folles, Les Misérables (CM), Miss Saigon (CM), Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Seussical, Sweet Charity and the upcoming Finding Neverland, The Heart of Robin Hood and Waitress. His favorite role, however, is to be father to Christina and Payson, who make everything worthwhile! CITY CENTER’S ENCORES! GREAT AMERICAN MUSICALS IN CONCERT. City Center, a not-for-profit theater founded in 1943 as Manhattan’s first performing arts center, is home to many of America’s leading dance companies, education programs and popular engagements. The award–winning series Encores! was created in 1994 to revisit rarely heard scores, of which Chicago is one. Presented by special arrangement with American Play Company, Inc., Sheldon Abend, President. STAFF FOR CHICAGO GENERAL MANAGEMENT B. J. Holt, General Manager Nina Skriloff, International Manager Hilary Hamilton, Associate General Manager TOUR MARKETING/PRESS Anita Dloniak & Associates. Inc. Anita Dloniak Diane Rodes Melissa A. Hazek COMPANY MANAGER ........... BILL SCHAEFFER PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER ..MICHAEL DANEK Stage Manager ....................... Brian Westmoreland Assistant Stage Manager .................Rick Pessagno General Management Associate.... Stephen Spadaro Associate Lighting Designer ................Ed McCarthy Associate Lighting Designer Worldwide ...John Demous Associate Sound Designer ............ Benjamin Furiga, Andrew Lang Assistant to William Ivey Long......... Donald Sanders Production Carpenter ...........................Seth Larkin Flyman ........................................... Michael Moore Production Electrician ..................... James Fedigan Master Electrician................................. Eric Briggs Assistant Electrician ........................ Sean Hamilton Production Sound Engineer ................... Anne Davis Assistant Sound ........................ Aaron Fensterheim Master of Properties......................... Michael Triolo Wardrobe Supervisor .......... Cindy Krantz-Silverstein Hair Supervisor .............................. Scott Mortimer Banking ............City National Bank/Michele Gibbons Music Preparation ........ Donald Oliver, Evan Morris/

Chelsea Music Service, Inc. Payroll ..............................Castellana Services, Inc. Accountants............................. Marks Paneth, LLP. Counsel ........................Seth Gelblum/Loeb & Loeb Insurance.................Stockbridge Risk Management Art Design ......................................... Spot Design Advertising ....................................... Ryan Zatcoff, Jeff Perri, Stephen Sosnowski Web Design ....................................... Spot Design Production Photography........................Paul Kolnik, Jeremy Daniel Merchandising................................Creative Goods STAFF FOR NATIONAL ARTISTS Vice President of Marketing..............Chelsea Salyer Director of Marketing..............................Ken Sperr Head of Business Affairs. ............ Daniel M. Posener Chief Financial Officer. ........................Bob Williams Accounting ................................. Marian Albarracin Associate to the Weisslers .................Brett England Assistant to Barry Weissler ................ Emma Feiwel Assistant to Alecia Parker .................. Alana Graber Assistant to BJ Holt ............................Tyler Forrest Receptionist ................................Michelle Coleman Messenger ...........................................Victor Ruiz TOUR DIRECTION Columbia Artists Theatricals 250 West 57th St., Suite 901 New York, NY 10107 917.206.4600 tel/917.206.4646 fax www.columbiaartiststheatricals.com CREDITS Scenery built and painted by Hudson Scenic Studios, Lighting equipment from PRG Lighting. Sound Equipment by PRG Audio. The actors and stage managers employed in this production are members of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. The touring musicians in this production are members of the American Federation of Musicians. The Director and Choreographer are members of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, Inc., an independent national labor union. United Scenic Artists represents the designers and scenic painters for the American Theatre. Backstage and Front of the House Employees are represented by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (or I.A.T.S.E.). The Press Agents and Company Managers employed in this production are represented by the Association of Theatrical Press Agents & Managers. This production is produced by a member of The Broadway League in collaboration with our professional union-represented employees.

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This presentation is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Iowa Arts Council, the Crane Group and General Mills Foundation. Cirk La Putyka - Slapstick Sonata This presentation is supported, in part, by the Iowa Arts Council, a divivion of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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