Give ’em the old razzle dazzle!
Broadway’s longest-running musical CHICAGO is set to kick off a dazzling Australian tour later this year – and they’ll be kicking things off at Perth’s own Crown Theatre.
He had it coming? More like, we have it coming!
(Excuse us while we hum Pop! Six! Squish! Uh-uh! Cicero! Lipschitz! to ourselves all day.)
It features a star-studded cast that includes Anthony Warlow as Billy Flynn, Zoë Ventoura as Velma Kelly, Lucy Maunder as Roxie Hart, Peter Rowsthorn as Amos Hart and Asabi Goodman as Matron ‘Mama’ Morton:
First opening on Broadway in 1975, directed and choreographed by the legendary Bob Fosse, the 1996 Broadway revival won six Tonys and over 10,000 performances later is is still playing today – it’s even been seen by more than 34 million people worldwide!
(The 2002 film adaptation, starring Renée Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones, went on to win six Academy Awards.)
Expect all of your favourite hits from a score that includes such iconic songs “All That Jazz”, “Cell Block Tango” and “Razzle Dazzle”, performed with gusto amidst a riotously good time.
CHICAGO the Musical will play at Crown Theatre from November 2023 and tickets have just gone on sale – available from chicagomusical.com.au.