REVIEW: Chicago, New Wimbledon Theatre (UK Tour) ✭✭✭✭✭

Chicago UK Tour 2016

Chicago New Wimbledon Theatre 23rd February 2016 5 Stars UK Tour – Buy Tickets Having Razzle Dazzled the UK for years Chicago is back on tour around the UK, and this current production is set to remind us why this incredible score by John Kander and Fred Ebb is considered a classic of its time. Set in prohibition-era Chicago (1920’s), the musical is based on a play by reporter Maurine Dallas Watkins, and loosely based on the crimes she covered for her paper. When it originally opened on Broadway, the show ran for a respectable 936 performances, it was only when revived in 1996, that the show proved to be a massive hit – Chicago had come of age and this story of greed, corruption celebrity criminals and trial by media took the world by storm. The West End revival ran for nearly 15 years, becoming the longest-running American musical … Read more

Chicago 2016 Tour Tickets

Chicago UK Tour

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 … Read more

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