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Chicago

Cambridge Theatre

Synopsis

Now celebrating it's 10th year in London, Chicago tells the story of Roxie Hart, a chorus girl who murders her lover then manages not only to avoid prison but uses the trial to propel herself to showbiz stardom along with another murderous chorus girl, Velma Kelly.

Already the longest running American musical ever to play in London, this multi-award winning international production is filled with sexy, sassy and sensational choreography inspired by the legendary Bob Fosse, and a sizzling score including All That Jazz and Razzle Dazzle. No wonder The Times calls it - 'the sharpest, slickest show on the block'.

A nightclub dancer... a smooth-talking lawyer... and a cell block of sin. It would be a crime to miss Chicago.

Having just celebrated 10 glittering, celebrity-studded years in the West End, the smash-hit musical Chicago is welcoming back Duncan James, star of Blue & Dancing on Ice, as Billy Flynn this winter.

Duncan joins the phenomenal Bonnie Langford who reprises her engagement as Roxie Hart. Bonnie is no stranger to the work of Bob Fosse, having appeared in stage productions of Sweet Charity and Fosse. To complete the Chicago celebrity-studded line-up, X-Factor favourite, Brenda Edwards returns to the role of Matron ‘Mama’ Morton.

Where? When? What time?

Theatre: Cambridge Theatre - (Seating Plan)

Address: Earlham Street, London WC2H 9HU - (Area Map)

Closest Tube: Covent Garden or Leicester Square - (Tube Map)

Shows running until: Sat, 30th October 2010

Matinees: Fridays at 4.30PM and Saturdays at 3.00PM

Evening shows: Mon to Sat at 8.00PM

Duration: Two hours and 20 minutes

What the critics had to say...

"John Kander and Fred Ebb's score sizzles with timeless class" (Time Out)

"This great production of a magnificent show brings the old razzle-dazzle back to the West End with a vengeance. Sheer theatrical bliss." (Sunday Times)

"Still the hottest show in town" (Independent)

"Chicago is as hard and shiny as laquered nails" (What's On)

"Chicago remains a phenomenon" (Sunday Express)

"The show remains as taut and sexy as the sassy ensemble G-strings" (Evening Standard)

"The cast is probably the best in the show's West End history" (Sunday Express)

"Loose-limbed, finger-clicking slinkiness it remains dynamic entertainment" (The Times)

"The sharpest, slickest show on the block" (The Times)

"A sleek package of sex, murder, great songs and arch wit" (Evening Standard)

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Press Snippets and Quotes

Racy, dark and brutally funny

Sunday Times

...still London's sexiest musical

Sunday Express