Theatre closures due to coronavirus outbreak


From Saturday 15 August 2020, indoor performances at London theatres are allowed (with social distancing).


Outdoor performances (where possible) can also go ahead.


However, most theatres remain closed as they either do not have outside spaces or regard the need for social distancing as uneconomic.


The show below is due to open after the reopening date given above so it is possible it will go ahead, but you are advised to check the booking link to confirm.



Chicago The Musical

1 to 6 Nov 2021

New Wimbledon Theatre

Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, CHICAGO is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her.
Chicago The Musical at the New Wimbledon Theatre

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Show details

Synopsis


Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, CHICAGO is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her.


Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, by hiring Chicago's slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which might just as easily be ripped from today's tabloids.


Created by the musical theatre talents of John Kander, Fred Ebb and legendary choreographer Bob Fosse, CHICAGO's sexy, sassy score with one show-stopping song after another includes Razzle Dazzle, Cell Block Tango, and All That Jazz.


With 6 Tony Awards, 2 Olivier Awards, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations, CHICAGO truly is "superb" (Daily Telegraph) and "remains a phenomenon" (Sunday Express).


Background, advisory warnings


Age suitability: Not available


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Theatre


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Postal address:
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Box office tel: 0844 871 7646

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 1 November 2021

Closes:Saturday 6 November 2021

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Intervals:1

Running time: 2 hrs 25 mins (inc interval)

Tickets


Standard:
From £13

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Creatives


Author: Fred Ebb, Bob Fosse (co-author)
Composer: John Kander
Lyricist: Fred Ebb
Director: Bob Fosse (original director)
Choreography: Bob Fosse (original choreographer)

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