Skip to main content
Black and white photo of typewriter on desk.
THE
MEIGHEN
FORUM

CHICAGO TRIBUNE AT STRATFORD

“HE HAD IT COMING”: THE HISTORY OF THE MUSICAL CHICAGO

Lazaridis Hall, Tom Patterson Theatre
Saturday, August 6
10:30 a.m. to noon


The Chicago Tribune at Stratford

Chris Jones, chief theatre critic for the Chicago Tribune, leads both of these conversations about the origins and history of some of the most iconic musicals of our time.


"He Had It Coming": The History of the Musical Chicago

Come discover the real Velma and Roxie – and the female reporter and playwright who immortalized them in this fascinating discussion of the women behind Kander and Ebb’s hit musical Chicago. Theatre critic Chris Jones interviews his Chicago Tribune colleagues Marianne Mather and Kori Rumore, the authors of He Had It Coming: Four Murderous Women and the Reporter who Immortalized Their Stories.


Support for The Meighen Forum is generously provided by Kelly & Michael Meighen and The T.R. Meighen Family Foundation.


SHARE THIS
  • Share on Pinterest

Event Schedule

Take advantage of our various savings programs throughout the season. Click here to learn about our discounts and deals.