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“Chicago” at Ambassador Theatre, New York

A scene from the show
(Courtesy: Broadway Direct )

“Chicago” is currently on stage at Ambassador Theatre, New York.    

The winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations, “Chicago” is an electrifying tale of greed, murder and showbiz that’s been seen by over 20 million people worldwide. It features hit songs such as “All That Jazz” and “Razzle Dazzle” and Bob Fosse-style of dance. The runtime of the musical is 2 hours and 30 minutes with one 15-minute intermission.

“If you’re looking for razzle-dazzle entertainment that you’ll remember for years to come, the pure Broadway fun “Chicago” is your entertainment destination. Whether you’re looking for your first Broadway musical… whether you’ve seen the Academy Award-winning film and want to experience the show live on stage… or whether you’ve seen it before and want to recapture the magic, ‘Chicago’ always delivers,” writes the Broadway Direct website.

A true New York City institution, “Chicago” has every flavor of a great Broadway musical. It’s also no longer a secret that the opera has wowed audiences all around the world, from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. “Chicago” is a classic. It’s the show you can always count on to give you the thrills and memories that only come from seeing a Broadway musical.

It is no surprise that the musical has received great review over a period of time. According to the website, “‘Chicago’ still glitters hypnotically,” say Ben Brantley from The New York Times. “‘Chicago’ remains a sizzler — one extremely sex-see experience!” writes Michael Sommers, of The Star-Ledger. “The show is as crazy-fun as ever!” writes Jess Cagle of WCBS-TV/People Magazine. “The most entertaining musical of the decade,” says Michael Kuchwara, Associated Press

The musical features Charlotte d’Amboise as Roxie Hart, Amra-Fay Wright as Velma Kelly, Tom Hewitt as Billy Flynn, Evan Harrington as Amos Hart, Cady Huffman as Matron “Mama” Morton, R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine.

The musical is written by Bob Fosse & Fred Ebb, music has been composed by John Kander, lyrics are by Fred Ebb, directed by Walter Bobbie, choreographed by Ann Reinking, produced by Barry & Fran Weissler, Jujamcyn Theatres in association with Kordan Productions, press agent for the musical is Boneau / Bryan-Brown.

The musical is currently on stage through March 31, 2019,  at Ambassador Theatre Ambassador Theatre Broadway, 219 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019, USA.

For details, visit: https://broadwaydirect.com/show/chicago

Click on the slideshow for a sneak peek at the musical.