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Chicago – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Music/Lyrics: John Kander &Fred Ebb Book: Fred Ebb &Bob Fosse Director: Scott Farris Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes [rating:3] Even though Chicago has now closed in the West End this tour keeps the performance going. Telling the story of how Roxie Hart gets away with murder with the help of slick lawyer Billy Flynn. Her time in prison with the notorious Velma ...

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Curtains – Landor Theatre, London

Book: Rupert Holmes Music: John Kander Lyrics: Fred Ebb Original book and concept: Peter Stone Additional lyrics: John Kander and Rupert Holmes Reviewer: Jonathan Grant [rating:4.5] Curtains is a complex yet frivolous piece of musical theatre from Kander and Ebb. Having satirised Nazi Germany and the American penal and justice system with Cabaret and Chicago, this work, in its first ...

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Chicago – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Music and Lyrics: John Kander &Fred Ebb Book: Fred Ebb &Bob Fosse Choreographer: Ann Reinking Director: Scott Farris Reviewer: Barbara Michaels [Rating:4.5] The international award-winning musical Chicago, based on real-life events in the 1920s, is back at Wales Millennium Centre as part of the UK tour, crackling with energy and amazing dance routines. Since its original Broadway production in 1975, ...

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