Talking about the movie, Hunter said he loved working with everyone in the cast, which included Gwen Verdon and Jean Stapleton. However, he said, the fact that George Abbott, one of the film's directors, had wanted to cast the actor who played the ...
'COME HEAR THE MUSIC PLAY:' Memories of My Twenty Years as Agent For John Kander by Richard Seff: Part Three ...
DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
But a big show was looming and it seemed to take forever to ready itself. It was Chicago, based on a play of that name by Maureen Watkins, which was a property that Bob Fosse and his then wife Gwen Verdon had been excited about adapting into a musical.
All That Jazz And More: The New York Pops Celebrate Kander and Ebb
Broadway Blog (blog)
Chicago was revisited with four selections: “Hot Honey Rag,” the jazzy orchestral number that begs for Chita Rivera and Gwen Verdon, who masterfully executed Bob Fosse's trademark choreography in the original production. “Roxie,” sung by Levy followed.
Lyrics & Lyricists Series to Salute Dorothy Fields and Other Female Songwriters
When styles changed in the 1960s and even the great Richard Rodgers felt passed by, Dorothy had the biggest success of her Broadway career—Sweet Charity—teamed with Cy Coleman, Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon...all 25 years her junior. She persisted.