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Chicago the Musical

Ambassador Theatre, 219 W. 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
212-239-6200
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Owner description: Come on, babe! If you’re looking for razzle-dazzle entertainment? If you’re looking for a night out at the theater you’ll remember for years to come?... more » Owner description: Come on, babe! If you’re looking for razzle-dazzle entertainment? If you’re looking for a night out at the theater you’ll remember for years to come? If you’re looking for pure Broadway? Then look no further than Chicago! A true New York City institution, Chicago has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping-song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. « less
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

This was not the production we expected it to be. It was difficult at times to hear the leading ladies, despite the theatre being quite small. Wished we had chosen a different show.

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Vancouver, B.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

The production is so well done and the theatre is an old time beauty. The performers were excellent - the singing and dancing were spot on. Not suitable for young children as it is a bit racy in parts ;)

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Helsinki
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Very enjoyable show, great singing, dancing and acting. We got the tickets same morning with 40% discount. Drinks and snacks are available, but a bottle of water costs 5$ and Pringles is also 5$. Judged by our experience you could take your own water and chips there and save some costs... The intermission is short and the line is long... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Wonderful show! Very talented cast. We had front row, center seats and while that our view was great, I'm not sure I would recommend sitting that closely. When the actors projected their voices we saw spittle flying through the air and often felt the need to duck to avoid being hit.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

Hi we had a great time at the show. Exhilarating and very we'll executed. Staff is rude and not polite..

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Just love a Broadway show! This is an excellent show and fantastic cast that are ALL fit as a fiddle! We purchased front row seats in the balcony same day of show at tickets in time square. Great musical that has us singing throughout our evening! was wonderful and would recommend!

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Avon, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The day before seeing this, I saw Kinky Boots. I would definitely pick Kinky Boots over this. I would never say this was a bad show however and did certainly enjoy it. About two months prior, I saw Wicked on tour and it was amazing, beats out both in my opinion. Again, I'd recommend all three of these shows however.... More

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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This was an amazing show! It was my first Broadway show in NYC! I am a Communication/Theater major and was extremely impressed. We were seated in Row D and I could not have asked for better seats! The performance was just wonderful! The theater was just the right size...I loved how intimate it felt. Loved that the theater was a... More

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Orangeville, Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Saw Chicago in Toronto on Sat. afternoon. Didn't know ahead of time that the orchestra took up most of the stage, therefore there was no scenery. The whole play takes place in front of the band and there were no costume changes either. The music was good, dance numbers were great, but as mentioned before, it seemed laclustre compared to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The show was great, the singers and dancers were amazing. We had our tickets from TKTS, so there were lots of tourists (like us) in the venue. The theatre was not full and the ushers a bit grumpy. It was a fun experience for a first Broadway show!

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