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Address: 219 West 49th Street, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 800-432-7565
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Chicago with Brandy

Saw Chicago on Broadway with recording artist Brandy Norwood playing Roxie Hart. She was excellent! The show was thrilling and entertaining. The theater itself is quite old and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Beaumont, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The lines were very long but they also moved very fast. The ushers got you to your set very quickly and for the most part you can not tell if they are pleasant or not because things are set up to run so efficiently. The theatre itself is beautiful. It was built in 1921 from what I researched and has... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Saw Chicago here, the theatre is very small and old. The seats are very narrow, you knock knees with your neighbour. Expensive extra's, $5 for a tiny bottle of water. Show was good, theatre leaves something to be desired.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Saw Chicago on Broadway with recording artist Brandy Norwood playing Roxie Hart. She was excellent! The show was thrilling and entertaining. The theater itself is quite old and you can see the history. It was especially evident in the bathrooms. Loved every minute of my experience though!

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Los Angeles, California
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It was my first time seeing a real musical. Such a great experience! My friend surprised me with a ticket for my birthday. Show was great! The venue was great!

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

We saw Chicago the Musical here. Nice little theatre off of 49th street. I don't think there is a bad seat, all should have a good view of the stage. The theatre itself is beautiful.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

great show.. loved it. Even the 14 and 27 year olds thought it was great.We travelled with a disabled relative and the theatre staff were very helpful. Dont bother going to the discount ticket sales contact the theatre itself. We had 6 tickets all together right in the front at discount prices with the theatre direct.

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Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I went on a Saturday matinee show. Plenty of open seats. The theater is small, I don't think it was well-designed. One bathroom for the whole theatre. One of the actresses stumbled on a line. Not what I expected for my first show on NY Broadway. I've seen a couple of shows on Broadway in London and I was absolutely... More 

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Auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Really enjoyed Chicago. The theatre is small. There is no foyer as such. You come in off the road and you are straight into the seating area, which has a small bar at the back. 2 wines, 1 coke a 1 snack came to $63! It is annoying that they sell you a glass for $5 when you buy a... More 

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ニューヨーク, ニューヨーク州
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I came here to watch Chicago the musical for the second time. This us my favorite among all Broadway musical. This time I chose Matnee. Surprisingly,on Sunday,there are many vacancies. The show was simply superb! Velma was amazing. I enjoyed all the voices,dances, and atmosphere. Will visit while I Live in NY!

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Chantilly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This theater is AWESOME. It's so small so every seat is practically perfection! The show was amazing... I couldn't stop smiling. Go see this show... you will not regret it!

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