Chicago extends booking period, tickets are now on sale through to 28 Jun 2009
The Broadway musical Chicago, winner of six 1997 Tony Awards - including Best Musical Revival, as extended its booking period through to 28 Jun 2009 at the Ambassador Theatre.
The musical has been playing on Broadway since 14 Nov 1996, it moved to the Ambassador Theatre on the 29 Jan 2003, and celebrated its 11th anniversary on 14 Nov 2007, making it the longest running revival in Broadway history.
Chicago has music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Book by Bob Fosse & Fred Ebb.
Chicago follows not your usual housewife, Roxie Hart, who gains dubious notoriety when she kills her boyfriend, invents her defense and manipulates everyone from her trustworthy husband to the fickle media and the unsuspecting public. Featuring well known songs, 'All That Jazz,' 'Razzle Dazzle' and 'Mr. Cellophane'.
Chicago currently features Brenda Braxton (Velma Kelly), Michelle DeJean (Roxie Hart), ***Tom Wopat (Billy Flynn), Carol Woods (Matron 'Mama' Mortont), Raymond Bokhour (Amos Hart) and R. Lowe (Mary Sunshine).
***Note: Jeff McCarthy plays 'Billy Flynn' from 6 - 12 Oct, while Tom Wopat is on vacation.
The musical is directed by Walter Bobbie, with choreography by Ann Reinking, scene design by John Lee Beatty, costumes by William Ivey Long, lighting by Ken Billington and sound by Scott Lehrer.
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