Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH
Evenings: Monday to Thursday and Saturday 8pm, Friday 8.30pm
Running Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Booking Until: 1 September 2012
Chicago is a long running musical set in America during the jazz age. The show is aimed at anyone who enjoys a fun, sexy musical with impressive dancing and memorable songs. Husbands remain entertained by the stunning female chorus.
Chicago is recommended for children aged 12 and up. Please be aware that the show makes explicit reference to sex and murder.
Chicago the musical tells a story mixed with ‘murder, greed, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery – all the things we hold near and dear to our heart!’ Since opening in the West End over 10 years ago the show remains popular thanks to the Oscar winning film and the number of celebrity names wanting to get involved. Set to a wonderful score featuring the finest work of John Kander and Fred Ebb, this production sizzles with comedy and drama and will have your foot tapping and fingers clicking from beginning to end. The talented cast deliver a true ensemble performance at their new home in the Garrick Theatre that will have you captivated and singing along with standards such as ‘All that Jazz’, ‘Cell Block Tango’ and ‘When You’re Good to Mamma’. Don’t miss this musical sensation.
Olympic Gold Medalist joins the cast for summer 2012(16 Apr 2012)
Olympic Gold Medalist Robin Cousins will take to the West End stage once again, starring as lawyer Billy Flynn in Chicago from 17th July-18th September, seeing the production over the London 2012 period.
Chicago to Close After 15 Killer Years(13 Jul 2012)
After a record-breaking 15 years in the West End, Chicago will finally shut its doors at the Garrick Theatre on 1 September, 2012. After opening on 18 November 1997, it won the Olivier Award for Best Musical before being adapted into the Oscar-winning film in 2002. Chicago holds the record for the longest-running American musical and the longest-running revival in the West End.
Chicago Musical vs Movie(0 comments)One of the West End's hottest musicals gained popularity from an Oscar winning film from which it was based and has continued to rock London for over 15 years. Many people have now seen both the stage version and movie version of Chicago, but which do people prefer? We took a look at both the film and the musical to decide which one came out top! Read more