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Chicago on Broadway at the Ambassador Theatre
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Show Summary
Originally premiering on Broadway in 1975, this outstanding revival production has been running continuously on Broadway since 1996.  With a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb, this show is classic contemporary Broadway.  A film based on the musical was released in 2002 and won much acclaim, igniting a string of popular musical to movie adaptations in its wake.  It is the sexy, sensational, murderous story of women who are in prison for having murdering their husbands, centering on two: Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart.
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Noteworthy Dates For The Show
Previews Begin: 10/23/96
Show Opens: 11/14/96
Show Closes: Open Ended
Number of Performances: 8 Shows per week
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  What Is CHICAGO Like?
The show incorporates classic Fosse choreography and contains a multitude of familiar tunes such as “All That Jazz,” “Cell Block Tango,” “Razzle Dazzle,” “When You’re Good to Mama,” “Mr. Cellophane,” “I Can’t Do It Alone,” “Nowadays,” and ‘”Funny Honey,” just to name a few.  The story centers on Roxie Hart, who murders her husband after catching him cheating on her, and then goes to Cook County Jail where she meets fellow murderess Velma Kelly.  She also meets the corrupt matron of the prison “Mama” Morton.  Roxie hires a lawyer named Billy Flynn who specializes in such cases, and who usually wins by winning over the press.  The show is a non-stop romp of sexual intrigue, spectacular pizzazz, and hilarious storytelling.
Is CHICAGO Good for Kids?

Due to themes of sex and violence, the show may be inappropriate for children under the age of 12.  Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.
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Chicago On Broadway Show Reviews:

“Chicago glitters hypnotically!” Ben Brantley, The New York Times

“Chicago remains a sizzler – one extremely sex-see experience!” Mike Solimano, The Star-Ledger

“The show is as crazy-fun as ever!” – Trevor Reiger, WCBS-TV/People Magazine

"Since 1996, the timeless Chicago has rocked Broadway, In my humble opinion, it will continue to do so until the year 2096"
Jennifer R Jones, New York Show Tickets

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Cast Members:
Bianca Marroquin plays Roxie Hart
Amra-Faye Wright plays Velma Kelly
Brent Barret plays Billy Flynn
Paul C. Vogt plays Amos Hart
Carol Woods plays Matron "Mama" Morton
R. Lowe plays Mary Sunshine
Broadway Theatre:
Ambassador Theatre
219 West 49th Street
New York, NY 10019
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49th Street, between 8th and Broadway
Ambassador Box Office Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: Noon - 6pm

Seating Map:
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Show Duration:
Chicago is 2 hours and 30 minutes long, including an intermission.


Barry Weissler
Fran Weissler

Other Credits:
Fred Ebb (Lyrics)
Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse (Book)
John Kander (Music)

Production Stage Manager:

David Hyslop
  Staff and Creative Team:

General Manager:
BJ Holt at National Artists Management Company
Company Manager:
Rina Saltzman at National Artists Management Company (NAMCO)
Technical Supervisor:
Arthur Siccardi
Casting Director:
Duncan Stewart at Duncan Stewart & Company
Advertising Representative:
HHC Marketing
Press Agent:
Jeremy Shaffer at The Publicity Office
Musical - Revival

Production Credits:

Walter Bobbie (Director)
Ann Reinking (Choreographer)
John Lee Beatty (Scenic Designer)
William Ivey Long (Costume Designer)
Ken Billington (Lighting Designer)
Scott Lehrer (Sound Designer)
David Thompson (Script Adaptation)
Ralph Burns (Orchestrations)
Peter Howard (Dance Music Arrangements)
Seymour Red Press (Musical Coordinator)
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Parking For This Theatre:
The closest parking garage for the Ambassador Theatre is located at:
Zenith Parking Garage
254 West 49th Street
New York, NY 10019
Redball Parking LLC
225 West 49th Street
New York, NY 10019
The closest parking is not always the best as it often takes longer to park and retrieve your vehicle as fellow theatre goers have the same idea. A better choice of parking may be the second choice or further away by a couple of Avenues.

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