CHICAGO: Fossephorescence

Directed and Choreographed by BOB FOSSE

Music by JOHN KANDER

Lyrics by FRED EBB

Broadway is in a phenomenal bull market, racking up the largest box office take in its history. The rich variety of the season pans out with two gold-nugget dance musicals, A Chorus Line and Chicago.

Future chroniclers of the New York theater will point to this period as the age of the choreographer-director sun gods. The Apollonian names will be Jerome Robbins, Gower Champion, Michael Bennett and Bob Fosse. Fosse makes total demands in the realm of precision. Apart from that, he is the most paganly sexual of choreographers, and...

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