Tickets on sale Friday for return of ‘Chicago’

The musical Chicago comes back to Orlando again in June, and tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday:

Chicago is back in Orlando and it’s pure entertainment!
Tickets On Sale Friday, April 30 at 10 a.m.

Now celebrating 13 glorious years of girls, glitz and glamor on the Great White Way, the record-breaking smash hit musical Chicago is now the sixth longest-running musical production in Broadway history … and shows no sign of ever slowing down!

will play Orlando’s Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre Tuesday, June 15 through Sunday, June 20, 2010 with evening performances at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m., a Sunday matinee at 1 p.m., and a Sunday evening performance at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets for Chicago go on sale Friday, April 30 at 10 a.m. and start at $34. Tickets can be purchased at the Fairwinds Broadway Across America – Orlando Box Office, Amway Arena Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations. Online purchases can be made at To charge-by-phone call 1-800-982-2787. Group orders for 20 or more may be placed by calling (407) 423-9999 x17 or (800) 950-4647.

Murder. Greed. Corruption. Violence. Exploitation. Adultery. Treachery. Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, by hiring Chicago’s slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which might just as easily be ripped from today’s tabloids.

With a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, Chicago is the winner of six 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording.

The national tour is directed by Scott Faris and choreographed by Gary Chryst.  Walter Bobbie is the director of the original New York Production and Ann Reinking was the original choreographer in the style of Bob Fosse. Chicago features set design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by William Ivey Long, lighting design by Ken Billington and sound design by Scott Lehrer. The production also features orchestrations by Ralph Burns, supervising music direction by Rob Fisher.

Produced by Barry and Fran Weissler, Chicago has become a worldwide phenomenon with productions in 24 countries and 11 languages since 1996.

The record-breaking London production of Chicago continues to hold the record as the longest-running American musical in West End history.  Chicago is also on tour throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as international tours in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Chicago is a production not to be missed. And all the reviewers agree. Time Magazine calls it “A Triumph,” Newsweek raves “Smashing” and Entertainment Weekly sums it up by calling Chicago “Broadway’s Most Electrifying Show.”

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