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CHICAGO

"Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery…all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts".  So begins the international multi-award-winning musical, CHICAGO.

CHICAGO, the “sexiest musical ever” (Metro) is back at the Grand Opera House in June 2022 for one week only, starring Coronation Street’s Faye Brookes (Dancing On Ice, Grease, Legally Blonde) as Roxie Hart, and West End star Djalenga Scott (Annie, Chicago, West Side Story) as Velma Kelly.

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).

Don’t miss out, book now! It would be criminal to miss it…

Please note: These performances are subject to social distancing restrictions being lifted.

*The producers may make alterations to the published cast for any reason, at any time, and therefore cannot guarantee the appearance of any named artist.

‘STILL THE SEXIEST MOST SENSATIONAL MUSICAL’ – SUNDAY EXPRESS

‘SEXY, SASSY, SULTRY, SEDUCTIVE, SENSUAL, SLINKY, SOPHISTICATED’ – Independent on Sunday

‘MAKES ALL OTHER MUSICALS LOOK TAME’ – Daily Express

‘THE MOST EXCITING MUSICAL OF ITS GENERATION’ – The Times

‘A RAZZLING-DAZZLING EVENING THAT IS NOT TO BE MISSED’ – The Sun

‘SHEER THEATRICAL BLISS’ – Daily Telegraph

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