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Chicago the Musical

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Address: Ambassador Theatre, 219 W. 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: 212-239-6200
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Description: Come on, babe! If you’re looking for razzle-dazzle entertainment? If...
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.
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Broadway shows hardly ever disappoint - Chicago was real fun. Loved the atmosphere and the old theatre. The singing was fabulous and the actors clearly loved what they were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Broadway shows hardly ever disappoint - Chicago was real fun. Loved the atmosphere and the old theatre. The singing was fabulous and the actors clearly loved what they were doing. Drinks during the break are expensive and the selection not great. I suggest a nightcup at a bar instead.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Booked this a couple of months ago as part of a 4 day trip to New York. Husband nearly fell asleep during it! Sound wasn't great and we did find some of the spoken words hard to understand. Brandy was really good. I liked all the music but it would have been nice to have more of a production/stage set... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Need more coulers, less jazz. It would be nice if they changed the background and costume more during the play.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I have always wanted to see this musical and finally had the opportunity but felt it all kind of fell flat. I wasn't really a fan of the story, its hard to show empathy for fame hungry killers. I found the performances a little lacklustre like they were just going through the motions. I guess it is still a must-see... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We greatly enjoyed this musical. The ticket price was less than many Broadway shows yet the production was excellent. The music was great and the play was very funny.

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Basel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Due to the excellent quality of the performance I cannot rate worse than "very good" - in the end you go to broadway for quality entertainment. However: Tickets are sensationally overpriced. Specifically considering the quality of the seating. The theater is old (which must not be bad), but a little worn out. The seats are ridiculously packed. And the break... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Very entertaining, fast-paced, and enjoyable. One of my favorite shows and one of the few that I have seen numerous times.

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Hong Kong, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The all actresses are extremely old. If you not a gerontofil you should try to avoid this show. Seeing like a women 65 years old (or even older) try to pretend sexual girls are disgusted. Hope they change the actress, cause the show was good, except this weird experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

On our last day in NYC we decided to try and get tickets to a Broadway Show to finish off our holiday. To our luck we managed to get Chicago tickets at 50% off. We got to the theatre half an hour early which meant we were in the queue but not too far back. We got in pretty quickly... More 

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Bilston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

While staying in New York we decided that as we enjoyed the West End shows in London we had to try Broadway. We saw Chicago in London and purchased tickets at the last minute - literally to see the Broadway show. Would recommend using the TKT bureau at Times Square as we got there at 7.30pm and even though there... More 

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