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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/27- CHICAGO

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Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history!

Today in 1977, Chicago closed at the 46th Street Theatre (now the Richard Rodgers Theatre), where it ran for 936 performances. Chicago is a musical set in Prohibition-era Chicago, with music is by John Kander with lyrics by Fred Ebb and a book by Ebb and Bob Fosse. Chicago's 1996 Broadway revival holds the record for the longest-running musical revival on Broadway and is its fourth longest-running show.

In celebration of this day, we bring you 'All That Jazz' and 'Nowadays' as performed by Chita Rivera and Gwen Verdon. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/27- CHICAGO
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