This Tuesday, NOVEMBER 11th, will be reading CHICAGO by John Kander and Fred Ebb.
Set in Prohibition-era Chicago, the musical is based on a 1926 play of the same name by reporter Maurine Dallas Watkins about actual criminals and crimes she reported on. The story is a satire on corruption in the administration of criminal justice and the concept of the “celebrity criminal.” Murderesses Velma Kelly (a chanteuse and tease who killed her husband and sister after finding them in bed together) and Roxie Hart (who killed her boyfriend when she discovered he wasn’t going to make her a star) find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows.
The Complex, Dorie Theatre
6476 Santa Monica Blvd
Tuesday, November 11th
Please try to be on time by taking into account Rush Hour Traffic and Parking. There is metered parking in the area, and after 6:00pm, the meters are FREE. Parking is usually more available North of Santa Monica, on surrounding streets like Wilcox and Lexington.
As always, admission for our weekly table readings is FREE, and there will be wine to purchase for a suggested donation.
VELMA KELLY – Emily Clark*
ROXIE HART – Meghan Allison*
AMOS HART – Travis James Riner*
BILLY FLYNN – Tripp Pettigrew*
MARY SUNSHINE, AARON – Vincent Perez
MATRON “MAMA” MORTON – Pat Lentz*
FRED CASELY, MC, BAND LEADER, ANNOUNCER, DOCTOR, BAILIFF – Oscar Gubelman*
SGT FOGERTY, TAILOR, 6TH REPORTER, HARRY, MARTIN HARRISON – Sean York
MONA 1ST REPORTER, JUDGE – Amy Bartlett*
ANNIE, 2ND REPORTER – Sunshine Marie Smith
JUNE, 3RD REPORTER, KITTY – Kate Purnell*
LIZ, 4TH REPORTER, CLERK – Tiffany Brain*
HUNYAK, 5TH REPORTER, FOREMAN – Jeni Incontro*
*Play Club West BOARD/VIP