Broadway Vets Heather Parcells, Kaitlyn Davidson and Kevin Parizeau to Star in Riverside Theatre's CHICAGO; Cast Complete!

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present Broadway's longest-running American musical, Chicago, which performs on the Stark Stage from January 3 - 22, 2017. Chicago is sponsored by Laura and Bill Frick and Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group.

Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical, Chicago holds the record for the longest-running revival AND the longest-running American musical in Broadway history. Set in Prohibition-era Chicago, the show follows chorus girl Roxie Hart and the murder of her faithless lover. She convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap, but when he finds out the truth, he turns on her. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie meets Velma Kelly, another "merry murderess". Joining forces, Roxie and Velma vie for the spotlight in search of the "American Dream" of fame, fortune and acquittal.

With music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, Chicago, the musical is based on the play, Chicago, by Maurine Dallas Watkins.

Riverside Theatre's production of Chicago will be directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford and stars Heather Parcells as Velma Kelly, Kaitlyn Davidson as Roxie Hart, Kevin Pariseau as Billy Flynn, Dane Agostinis as Amos Hart, Meghan Colleen Moroney as Matron Mama Morton, and Geoffrey Kidwell as Mary Sunshine.

The Chicago cast includes: Andrés Acosta, Annelise Baker, Jordan Beall, Sarah Buscaino, Erin Chupinsky, Joseph Cullinane, Natalia Lepore Hagan, April Holloway, David Paul Kidder, Corey Mosello, Drew Nellessen, Adam Rogers, Jessica M. Seavor, and Lauren Sprague.

The design and production crew includes: Anne Shuttlesworth (Music Director), James Dardenne (Scenic Designer), Yael Lubetzky (Lighting Designer), Kurt Alger (Costume/Wig Designer), Craig Beyrooti (Sound Designer), Mark Johnson (Production Stage Manager) and Amy M. Bertacini (Assistant Production Stage Manager). Casting was done in New York City by Wojcik / Seay Casting.

Chicago performs January 3 - 22, 2017 on the Stark Stage at Riverside Theatre. Performances are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 7:30pm; Opening Night (the first Tuesday performance), Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm; with matinees on Wednesdays, select Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm. Tickets start at $35. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 772-231-6990 or online at www.riversidetheatre.com.

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