Juantita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts
  • 525 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy

  • Springfield, MO 65806

  • Box Office 417-836-7678



  • December 5, 2017, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.
  • December 6, 2017, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.
  • December 7, 2017, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

introduction to the Performance (45 minutes prior to each performance) by Michael Casey
Faculty Emeritus, MSU Department of Music

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NOTE: Sign Language Interpreted Performance – Thursday 7:30pm

Tickets: (all prices plus applicable fees)
Front orchestra/front mezzanine balcony/boxes - $65
Rear orchestra/rear mezzanine balcony - $45
Petite balcony - $25

Special rates available for groups of 10 or more

Parking fees apply for venue-adjacent parking – more info here

Produced by Barry and Fran Weissler, CHICAGO is the winner of six 1997 Tony® Awards including Best Musical Revival and the Grammy® Award for Best Musical Cast Recording. Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, CHICAGO is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, by hiring Chicago’s slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which might just as easily be ripped from today’s tabloids.

You won’t want to miss this production of CHICAGO  – and all the reviewers agree. Time Magazine calls it “A Triumph,” Newsweek raves “Smashing” and Entertainment Weekly sums it up by calling CHICAGO “Broadway’s Most Electrifying Show.”

Audience Recommendation: Performances are recommended for a general audience. As an advisory to adults who might bring young people, this production is recommended for ages 13 and up. All persons entering the theater, regardless of age, must have a ticket.