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Chicago – The Grand, Leeds

CHICAGO. John Partridge as 'Billy Flynn'

Writer: Fred Ebb &Bob Fosse Music: John Kander Lyrics: Fred Ebb Original Director/Choreographer: Bob Fosse Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood Award-winning Chicago returns to the UK Tour scene with this star-studded production. Written by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, it’s based on Maurine Dallas Watkins’ play of the same name. A journalist by trade, Watkins wrote for the Chicago Tribune during the prohibition ...

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Chicago – Orchard Theatre, Dartford

CHICAGO. John Partridge as 'Billy Flynn'

Book by: Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse Music by: John Kander Lyrics by: Fred Ebb Associate Director: Tania Nardini Choreographer: Ann Reinking Reviewer: Dan English There is a scheming feeling on the cell block as Chicago comes to Dartford’s Orchard Theatre as part of its UK tour. Directed by Tania Nardini, the show set in 1920s Chicago is more of ...

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9to5 the Musical – Liverpool Empire

Music &Lyrics : Dolly Parton Book: Patricia Resnick Director: Jeffrey Calhoun Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4] If the standing ovation is anything to go by, then Dolly Parton’s 9to5 the Musical made a rip roaring return to Merseyside following a stint earlier in the year, this time it’s back with a slightly revised cast and the honour of being the official ...

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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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