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Photos: They're Back! Celebrate CHICAGO's Spot at #2 on the Longest Running Shows List with the Original Cast

On Sunday, November 23 (7 p.m.), in a celebratory landmark performance, the company of Broadway's record-breaking hit musical CHICAGO welcomed back its four original stars -- Tony Award winners Ann Reinking, Bebe Neuwirth, James Naughton and Joel Grey. Each made cameos in the show and all reunited for a special curtain call!

CHICAGO has surpassed the run of iconic Broadway blockbuster "Cats" with a record-breaking 7,486 performances, making it the second longest-running show in Broadway history. Only one show -- The Phantom of the Opera -- has run longer than CHICAGO.

Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler, CHICAGO opened on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on November 14, 1996. It transferred to the Shubert Theatre in February 1997, and played there through January 26, 2003. The revival reopened at its current home -- the Ambassador Theatre -- three days later on January 29, 2003.

With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, CHICAGO received six 1997 Tony Awards for Best Musical Revival, Best Direction of a Musical (Walter Bobbie), Best Choreography (Ann Reinking), Best Lighting Design (Ken Billington), Best Leading Actress in a Musical (Bebe Neuwirth) and Best Leading Actor in a Musical (James Naughton).

CHICAGO now stars Bianca Marroquin as Roxie Hart, Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly, two-time Tony Award nominee Christopher Fitzgerald as Billy Flynn, Paul C. Vogt as Amos Hart, Carmen Ruby Floyd as Matron "Mama" Morton and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine. The CHICAGO ensemble includes Donna Marie Asbury, Nicole Bridgewater, David Bushman, Jennifer Dunne, Kelcy Griffin, Adam Jepsen, J. Loeffelholz, Melissa Rae Mahon, Sharon Moore, Brian O'Brien, Alfie Parker Jr., Denny Paschall, Angel Reda, Jason Patrick Sands, Michael Scirrotto, Brian Spitulnik, Tonya Wathen and Adam Zotovich.

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, musical supervision by Rob Fisher and musical direction by Leslie Stifelman.

Photos by Walter McBride

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Bebe Neuwirth and Ann Reinking

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Ann Reinking and Bebe Neuwirth

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Bianca Marroquin and Amra-Faye Wright with the cast

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The ensemble cast

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R. Lowe

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Joel Grey

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Christopher Fitzgerald

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James Naughton, Ann Reinking. Walter Bobbie, Bebe Neuwirth and Joel Grey

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James Naughton, Ann Reinking. Walter Bobbie, Bebe Neuwirth and Joel Grey

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James Naughton, Ann Reinking. Walter Bobbie, Bebe Neuwirth and Joel Grey

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James Naughton, Ann Reinking. Walter Bobbie, Bebe Neuwirth and Joel Grey

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James Naughton, Ann Reinking. Walter Bobbie, Bebe Neuwirth and Joel Grey

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James Naughton, Ann Reinking. Walter Bobbie, Bebe Neuwirth and Joel Grey

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James Naughton, Ann Reinking. Walter Bobbie, Bebe Neuwirth and Joel Grey

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James Naughton, Ann Reinking. Walter Bobbie, Bebe Neuwirth and Joel Grey

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James Naughton, Ann Reinking. Walter Bobbie, Bebe Neuwirth and Joel Grey

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Carmen Ruby Floyd

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Ann Reinking and Joel Grey

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Bebe Neuwirth. Walter Bobbie, Ann Reinking, Joel Grey and cast

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Bianca Marroquin, Fran Weissler, Barry Weissler, Bebe Neuwirth, Walter Bobbie, Ann Reinking, Joel Grey and the cast

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