Ms. Aliabadi was taken with this “Grease”-like scene, of the girls listening to music and talking to boys, in part because it. Based on a play written about real-life homicide cases in the early 1920s, Chicago wasn’t adapted into musical form until 197. Mar 9, 2018. We go behind the scenes of the new "Pretty Woman: The Musical," soon to have its pre-Broadway opening in Chicago. Cruise, former agent at…