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CHICAGO now booking to 4 June 2005
“CHICAGO” now booking to 4 June 2005
Chicago has announced a new 7 month booking period at the Adelphi Theatre covering performances from 15 Nov 2004 to 4 June 2005.
Chicago, which opened in London 18 Nov 1997 to rave reviews, currently stars Rebecca Thornhill as ‘Roxie Hart’, Anita Louise Combe as ‘Velma Kelly’, David Hasselhoff as ‘Billy Flynn’ from 19 July, Paul Leonard as ‘Amos Hart’ and Zee Asha as ‘Mama Morton’.
Chicago 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.
Concerns Roxie, a chorus girl who has murdered her lover but manages to get acquitted with the help of sleazy lawyer.