Adapted in collaboration with iTheatrics, Kander & Ebb’s legendary and award-winning musical about fame, fortune and acquittal is now widely available to be performed by High Schools across the world. Adapted to be content-appropriate and flexible, Chicago: High School Edition has been adapted to remove overtly sexual references, adult language and can be performed by larger and smaller casts. Delivered as a 101 School Editions Show Pack, Chicago: High School Edition suits all experience levels, features handy tips and tricks for directing and a Theatre 101 guide for Students.
In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap…until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the “American Dream”: fame, fortune, and acquittal.