Chicago the musical returns to the UK in 2015.
The acclaimed musical by John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse and holds several accolades as Broadway’s longest -running musical revival, the longest-running American musical in Broadway History, the second longest-running show in Broadway history and the longest-running American musical in West End history as well as winning the 202 Academy Award for Best Film.
Set in prohibition-era Chicago, Chicago is a satire on the corruption of the criminal justice system and manipulation of the media.
The 2016 UK Tour of Chicago will star John Partridge (Eastenders, A Chorus Line, Cats) as Billy Flynn, Hayley Tamaddon (Coronation Street, Emmerdale) as Roxie Hart and Sam Bailey (X Factor) as Mama Morton. Further casting is to be announced.
Chicago, which is based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins, has a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb. Scenic design is by John Lee Beatty, costume design by William Ivey Long, lighting by Ken Billington and sound by Rick Clarke. Musical supervision is by Rob Fisher. Chicago is choreographed by Ann Reinking in the style of Bob Fosse and directed by Walter Bobbie.
The 2016 UK National Tour of Chicago will be produced by David Ian and Michael Watt in association with the Broadway producers Barry and Fran Weissler.
Chicago 2016 tour tickets are now on sale for selected venues. We will be adding more venues as they are announced.
CHICAGO UK TOUR PAST DATES
Friday 12 – Saturday 20 February 2016
New Theatre Oxford
Monday 22 – Saturday 27 February 2016
New Wimbledon Theatre
Monday 29 – Saturday 5 March 2016
Orchard Theatre, Dartford
Monday 7 March – Saturday 12 March 2016
Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
Monday 14 – Saturday 19 March 2016
Milton Keynes Theatre
Monday 21 March – Saturday 2 April 2016
Opera House Manchester
Monday 4 – Saturday 9 April 2016
Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
Monday 11 – Saturday 16 April 2016
Congress Theatre, Eastbourne
Monday 25 April – Saturday 30 April 2016
Princess Theatre Torquay
Monday 2 – Saturday 7 May 2016
Hall For Cornwall, Truro
Wednesday 11 – Saturday 21 May 2016
Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin
Monday 23 – Saturday 28 May 2016
Royal and Derngate, Northampton
Monday 30 May – Saturday 4 June 2016
Hawth Theatre, Crawley
Monday 13 – Saturday 18 June 2016
Monday 20 – Saturday 25 June 2016
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
Monday 27 June – Saturday 2 July 2016
Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
Monday 4 – Saturday 9 July 2016
Monday 11 – Saturday 16 July 2016
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
Monday 12 – Saturday 17 September 2016
Monday 17 – Saturday 22 October 2016
New Victoria Theatre, Woking
Monday 28 November – Saturday 3 December 2016
Monday 12 – Saturday 31 December 2016
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham