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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 – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

CHICAGO. John Partridge as 'Billy Flynn'

Writer: Maurine Dallas Watkins Book: Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse Music: John Kander Lyrics: Fred Ebb Director: Walter Bobbie Choreographer: Ann Reinking Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Inspired by the sensational crime stories she covered during the Prohibition Era for the Chicago Tribune, and in particular the trials of two real-life Jazz Babies accused of murdering their lovers: the much-married cabaret chanteuse ...

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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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