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Venue:
Ambassador Theater

Address:
219 West 49th Street

Length:
2 hours and 30 mins with one intermission

Opened:
November 14, 1996 (Open-Ended)

Category:
Broadway Musical

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Chicago Musical Tickets

A trip to Broadway for this musical will give you a night out at the theater that you will remember for a long, long time. After all, Chicago has everything that a great Broadway show always has- a universal tale of fame, great songs, a story that deals with murder, greed, corruption, adultery, exploits, violence, and treachery, and the most astonishing dancing that you would have ever seen in a musical. Chicago is a story that will blow your mind away.

First Appearance

Chicago musical tickets have been one of the hottest Broadway tickets ever since it made its first appearance. Chicago the musical was first performed in 1975. The musical is based on a play written by Maurine Dallas Watkins. Watkins was a reporter for the Chicago Tribune and the play was based on her coverage. Gwen Verdon read the play and wanted to create a musical based on the play. She approached Bob Fosse, her ex-husband, with the idea. Fosse approached Watkins for permission and was refused.

After the death of Watkins in 1969, Fosse obtained the right from her estate. The musical was finally produced in 1975 and it starred Chita Rivera as Velma Kelly, Gwen Verdon as Roxie Hart, and Jerry Orbach as Billy Flynn. Chicago musical tickets soon became very popular amongst theater goers.

A Story That Has It All

The musical is based in the roaring 1920s and has all the jazzy feelings of that era. Chicago tells the story of Roxie Hart. She is a nightclub dancer who has murdered her unfaithful husband. It is also the story of Velma, who is also on death row for double murder. Billy Flynn, a slick lawyer, manages to get both of them out of jail and also manages to turn them into stars.

Chicago is a sexy musical extravaganza that has some great songs. “All That Jazz,” “Razzle Dazzle,” “Funny Honey,” “Mr Cellophane, “Nowadays” and “Class.” Along with some great songs, the musical has some of the best dances that you would have seen in a musical. No wonder Chicago musical tickets are always hot.

Chicago made its Broadway revival in 1997. In 1997, it won six Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical, Best Lighting Design, Best Choreography and Best Direction of a Musical. Chicago, the musical, has also won two Olivier Awards and a Grammy. Chicago has had audiences enchanted all across the world, from Mexico to Moscow, from South Africa to Sao Paulo. The musical enjoyed an eight and a half year sensational run at The Adelphi Theatre before it was transferred to the Cambridge Theater in 2006.

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen plays Roxie Hart. Rachel McDowall essays the role of Velma Kelly. Billy Flynn is being played by Terence Maynard. Other casts include Paul Rider as Amos Hart, Claudia Shear as Mama Morton, and MM Dugdale as Mary Sunshine.

Chicago musical tickets are hot commodities which can be easily bought from authorized online ticket brokers. There are some great deals available. Buying from an authorized online ticket broker is always safe and secure. You do not have to worry about your financial information being stolen, as these sites are hacker proof. The financial details are submitted in an encrypted form so you do not have to worry. You can order online or over the phone and the tickets will be delivered at your doorstep within 24 hours. You can then go ahead and enjoy this great musical with your family or friends.





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