Chicago The Musical closing after 15 years in London’s West End

West End’s long running musical Chicago which is runing at Garrick Theatre London is to close after 15 years.

Chicago The Musical is based in the roaring 1920’s. Justice is on trial for the husband killing bad girls of shady Chicago. A chorus girl murders her lover but manages to get off through a strange assortment of allies. She forms an unusual nightclub act with another murderess with the hopes of keeping them both out of trouble.with lots of hot jazz – and cold-blooded killers!… songs include ‘All That Jazz’, ‘Funny Honey’, ‘Mr Cellophane’, ‘Nowadays’ and ‘Razzle Dazzle’.

The Broadway production won 6 1997 Tony Awards including ‘Best Revival of a Musical’, ‘Best Lighting Design’, ‘Best Choreography’ and ‘Best Direction of a Musical’.

Having snatched the crown of the longest running American musical from A Chorus Line, the London production of Chicago is at its new home, the Garrick Theatre.

This universal tale of fame, fortune and… all that jazz, recounts the kiss-and-tell tale of chorus girl Roxie Hart who kills her lover; her rivalry with glamorous double-murderer Velma Kelly and their slick lawyer, Billy Flynn’s attempts to keep his clients from Death Row. From the unforgettable first blast of All That Jazz right through to the last note of its sizzling jazz-drenched score and from the sensuous choreography inspired by the legendary Bob Fosse to its sensational performers, Chicago is a musical phenomenon like no other.

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NEW JOINT. SAME JAZZ. Chicago The Musical at Garrick Theatre!

This autumn a new chapter opens in the history of Broadway’s most successful show.

Having snatched the crown of the longest running American musical from A Chorus Line, the London production of Chicago returns to the West End from 7th November at its new home; the Garrick Theatre.

Entering what will be its 15th year in London, this universal tale of fame, fortune and… all that jazz, recounts the kiss-and-tell tale of chorus girl Roxie Hart who kills her lover; her rivalry with glamorous double-murderer Velma Kelly and their slick lawyer, Billy Flynn’s attempts to keep his clients from Death Row.

From the unforgettable first blast of All That Jazz right through to the last note of its sizzling jazz-drenched score and from the sensuous choreography inspired by the legendary Bob Fosse to its sensational performers, Chicago is a musical phenomenon like no other.

‘Still the hottest show in town’ The Independent.

‘A sleek package of sex, murder, great songs and arch wit’ Evening Standard.

‘The sharpest, slickest show on the block!’ The Times

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Pamela Anderson to join Chicago The Musical

There has been rumoured that Pamela Denise Anderson will be joining the London West End cast of Chicago very soon. She has already performed the Genie in one of the London show called Aladdin. Pamela Anderson, Paul O’Grady and Brian Blessed lead the cast of classic pantomime Aladdin.

Pamela Denise Anderson is a Canadian actress. She is a famous glamour model, actress, producer, author, activist, and former showgirl, known for her roles on the television series Home Improvement, Baywatch, and V.I.P.

She was chosen as a Playmate of the Month for Playboy magazine in February 1990. For a time, she was known as Pamela Anderson Lee (or Pamela Lee) after marrying Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee. She holds both United States and Canadian citizenship.

Chicago, one of the most phenomenal musicals of our times. Creators John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse never back off from their bold, yet sinister, promise. Eleven years on Chicago still remains ‘the hottest show in town’.

The kiss-and-tell story of chorus girl Roxie who kills her lover; Velma Kelly, the glamorous double-murderer and Billy Flynn, the slick and manipulative lawyer keeping them from death row while promising to make them stars, has all the topicality of our celebrity-seeking times. It also provides some of the most sensational roles in all musical theatre.

Be razzled and dazzled by Chicago: a true Broadway and West End classic.

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Emma Barton will be new Roxie in Chicago

Emma Louise Barton will play Roxie Hart in Chicago The Musical  from 26 April 2010 at the Cambridge Theatre.

Emma Louise Barton was born 1977 in Portsmouth, is an English actress. She played Honey Mitchell in EastEnders from November 2005 to September 2008.

Before her role in EastEnders, Barton appeared in Spooks and trod the boards in plays including Grease, Loveshack and Thoroughly Modern Millie.

‘Murder, Greed, Corruption, Exploitation, Adultery, Treachery…all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts’

… so begins Chicago, one of the most phenomenal musicals of our times. Creators John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse never back off from their bold, yet sinister, promise. Eleven years on Chicago still remains ‘the hottest show in town’.

The kiss-and-tell story of chorus girl Roxie who kills her lover; Velma Kelly, the glamorous double-murderer and Billy Flynn, the slick and manipulative lawyer keeping them from death row while promising to make them stars, has all the topicality of our celebrity-seeking times. It also provides some of the most sensational roles in all musical theatre.

Ruthie Henshall will play Roxie Hart until the 17th April.

Be razzled and dazzled by Chicago: a true Broadway and West End classic.

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Jerry Springer to Star in Chicago

HOT NEWS JUST ANNOUNCED FROM THE WEST END SENSATION CHICAGO

US talk show king Jerry Springer will make his West End debut on 1 June when he stars as slick lawyer Billy Flynn in the smash hit musical CHICAGO. He will star in the role for a strictly limited season until 11 July.

CHICAGO is currently booking until 27 March 2010.

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Chicago Will Extend its Booking Period!

Chicago, one of the most popular musical of recent years will run 5 months longer!

This glamorous show about chorus girls turn murderesses is based in the roaring 1920’s. Justice is on trial for the husband killing bad girls of shady Chicago. A chorus girl murders her lover but manages to get off through a strange assortment of allies. She forms an unusual nightclub act with another murderess with the hopes of keeping them both out of trouble.with lots of hot jazz – and cold-blooded killers! Songs include ‘All That Jazz’, ‘Funny Honey’, ‘Mr Cellophane’, ‘Nowadays’ and ‘Razzle Dazzle’.

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New Chicago Cast Has Been Announced!

Birgitte Hjort Sorensen has been casted as ‘Roxie Hart’ and Rachel Mc Dowall has taken the part of ‘Velma Kelly’ in the smash hit West End musical Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre from 25 February. Terence Maynard will continue to star as ‘Billy Flynn’ and Paul Ryder as ‘Amos Hart’ with Zee Asha as ‘Mama Morton’ and MM Dugdale as ‘Mary Sunshine’

Birgitte Hjort Sorensen played Roxy Hart in the Copenhagen production of the Chicago last year to great acclaim. She has also played in Danish production of “The Winter’s Tale” and “Cabaret”. Rachel McDowall starred as ‘Ulla’ in the West End production of “The Producers” and will shortly be seen playing ‘Lisa’ in the film of “Mamma Mia”.

Chicago previously played at Adelphi Theatre and transferred to The Cambridge Theatre in April 2006 was the longest show running at this venue. It won Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Musical Production as well as the Critics Circle Drama Award for Best Musical.

Chicago which 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.

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