Chicago extends booking period, tickets are now on sale through to 6 Sep 2009
The Broadway musical Chicago, winner of six 1997 Tony Awards - including Best Musical Revival, as extended its booking period through to 6 Sep 2009 at the Ambassador Theatre.
Now celebrating twelve years on the Great White Way, Chicago is the second longest-running production currently playing on Broadway, as well as Broadway's longest-running musical revival. The show has been playing on Broadway since 14 Nov 1996, it moved to the Ambassador Theatre on the 29 Jan 2003 where it is currently booking through to 6 Sep 2009.
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 Amra-Faye Wright (Velma Kelly), Charlotte d'Amboise (Roxie Hart), *Tom Hewitt (Billy Flynn), Carol Woods (Matron 'Mama' Morton), Scott Davidson (Amos Hart) and R. Lowe (Mary Sunshine).
*Tom Wopat assumes the role of Billy Flynn from 16 Feb 2009.
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.
Chicago won six 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, and also won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording.
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