Chicago Welcomes the Scouts Dec. 3

News   Chicago Welcomes the Scouts Dec. 3 The 2 PM Dec. 3 matinee performance of the Tony-winning revival of Chicago will be performed for over 500 members of the Girl Scouts of the USA.

The special performance will be preceded by a workshop organized by StudentsLive, an organization that creates Broadway educational programs. The interactive workshop will feature special guest speakers, including "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty and NBC-4 reporter Pei-Sze Cheng.

During the 9:30 AM-12 noon workshop, the Girl Scouts, according to a press notice, will be able to "learn songs and dances from the show, perform original material written on the themes and issues in Chicago, ask questions of the Chicago cast and win a private visit backstage."

Chicago, which recently celebrated its ninth anniversary on Broadway, currently features Charlotte d'Amboise as Roxie Hart, Luba Mason as Velma Kelly, P.J. Benjamin as Amos Hart, Debra Monk as Matron "Mama" Morton, R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine and Huey Lewis as Billy Flynn.

Chicago won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical in 1997 as well as awards for actors Bebe Neuwirth and James Naughton, director Walter Bobbie, lighting designer Ken Billington and choreographer Ann Reinking. The original production was directed and choreographed by the late Bob Fosse.

Chicago plays the Ambassador Theatre, located at 215 West 49th Street.