Chicago the Musical Theater News - 2013 Chicago Musical Updates
Set in Prohibition-era Chicago, with music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, “Chicago the Musical” holds the records for longest-running American musical (and musical revival) in Broadway history. The revival ran for 15 years, and the musical also became the longest-running revival in the West End. This year the musical is touring the country with performances, both on and off Broadway, running until March 2014.
Shows on Broadway will be held at the Ambassador Theater
and pricing starts around $115. There are also performances in St. Louis, Peoria, and Huntsville in September. In October, the musical will run at the Overture Center
in Madison, WI, at the Broward Center Au Rene Theater
in Ft. Lauderdale (Chicago the Musical tickets starting at $60) and the Lexington Opera House
, in KY, (starting at around $100). The Hobby Center in Houston offers seating starting at $89 for its Chicago November shows. The Bass Concert Hall in Austin is offering the best deal with prices at just $50 for the same month. Previously, Chicago the Musical made its way to the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles; a review on Roxie played by Ashlee Simpson
There will only be one show on Thanksgiving Day, in New York. Thereafter the show will only be performed on Broadway, taking a break from Dec. 23 to Jan. 13, where it will resume in Oklahoma City. There are shows scheduled for the end of January in Costa Mesa, CA, starting around $70. They will then move to Norfolk, VA, where they are a bit more costly: $137. Then on to Fayetteville, AR, and Denver, CO.