It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
Chicago now booking to 22 April 2006
Chicago has been extended by 2 months at the Adelphi Theatre and is now taking bookings to 22 April 2006
The show currently features: Sally Ann Triplett (Roxie Hart); Amra-Faye Wright (Velma Kelly); Darius Danesh 'Billy Flynn'; Victor McGuire (Amos Hart) Chrissie Hammond (Mama Morton).
Chicago, which opened at the Adelphi Theatre 18 Nov 1997, following previews from 27 Oct 1997, 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 and musical direction by Gareth Valentine. It is choreographed by Ann Reinking in the style of Bob Fosse and directed by Walter Bobbie.
Chicago become the longest running production ever to play at the Adelphi Theatre on 17 Oct 2005, replacing “Me and My Girl”, the previous record-holder with a run of 3,303 performances.
The musical concerns Roxie, a chorus girl who has murdered her lover but manages to get acquitted with the help of sleazy lawyer.