A different side of musicals comes out in the hit Chicago. Following wannabe star Roxie Hart after she kills her lover, the married woman finds herself getting exactly what she wants. After talking her husband into getting her the most highly paid lawyer in the city she becomes front page news quickly. However, fellow inmate and vaudeville star Velma Kelly who has the same fame and wants to keep it that way does what she can to get in the way. In a musical with murder, prison, and affairs anything goes.