Chicago now selling tickets through to 5 Sep
Chicago now selling tickets through to 5 Sep The Broadway musical Chicago, winner of six 1997 Tony Awards - including Best Musical Revival, as extended its booking period through to 5 Sep 2010 at the Ambassador Theatre. Now celebrating thirteen years on the Great White Way, Chicago is the second longest-running production currently playing on Broadway, the sixth longest running musical in Broadway history, has 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. 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 Deidre Goodwin (Velma Kelly), Ashlee Simpson-Wentz (Roxie Hart), Brent Barrett (Billy Flynn), Roz Ryan (Mama Morton), Ray Bokhour (Amos Hart) and R. Lowe (Mary Sunshine). 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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