Did Bob Fosse choreograph All That Jazz?

Following open-heart surgery, Fosse directed All That Jazz (1979), a self-indulgent though hardly self-serving autobiographical film. In a career-defining performance, Roy Scheider starred as the driven, womanizing, self-destructive director-choreographer.

Who played Lenny Bruce in All That Jazz?

Cliff Gorman

Cliff Gorman
Born Joel Joshua GoldbergOctober 13, 1936 Queens, New York City, U.S.
Died September 5, 2002 (aged 65) Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1968–2002

Who is John Lithgow supposed to be in All That Jazz?

Lucas Sergeant
All That Jazz (1979) – John Lithgow as Lucas Sergeant – IMDb.

Who first performed All That Jazz?

“All That Jazz” (alternatively “And All That Jazz”) is a song from the 1975 musical Chicago. It has music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, and is the opening song of the musical.

Who is the lady in white in all that jazz?

Swathed in all white, with a million-dollar smile and face, Angelique (Jessica Lange) truly is angelic. Throughout the film, starting from the very beginning, she is a reassuring presence to Gideon, listening to his every word as a friend—someone who knows Gideon’s fatal flaws and loves him for them.

Is all that jazz based on a true story?

All That Jazz is a 1979 American musical drama film directed by Bob Fosse. The screenplay, by Robert Alan Aurthur and Fosse, is a semi-autobiographical fantasy based on aspects of Fosse’s life and career as a dancer, choreographer and director.

Who was Bob Fosse’s wife?

Gwen Verdonm. 1960–1987
Joan McCrackenm. 1952–1959Mary Ann Nilesm. 1947–1951
Bob Fosse/Wife

How old was Gwen Verdon when she died?

75 years (1925–2000)
Gwen Verdon/Age at death

Death. Verdon died from a heart attack on October 18, 2000, aged 75, at her daughter’s home in Woodstock, Vermont. Later that night, at 8 pm, all marquee lights on Broadway were dimmed in a tribute to Verdon.

What is the theme of all that jazz?

All That Jazz is a spectacular achievement in many ways, but certainly one of its triumphs is its artistic expression of a unique vision: life as it is lived, perceived, a rienced through one person’s head, heart, and nervous system.