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Address: Ambassador Theatre, 219 W. 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: 212-239-6200

Come on, babe! If you’re looking for razzle-dazzle entertainment? If you’re...

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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Had heard so many reviews about this as it is one of the longest running shows. Was not disappointed. This is brilliant. The actors are a class apart. They were just brilliant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2016
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just came back from NYC and I saw this musical on the 13Sep. Chicago is my favourite musical and my expectations were high. The stage setting is the biggest turn off. The orchestra fill almost the entire stage so there is just a few meters for the crew to perform. The stage setting and wardrobe look very poor. I... More 

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No matter who the leading ladies are, you'll be amazed at this revival. It's been back and forth for many years with good reason. Another classic Broadway show to be seen. Saw in late 90's early 2000's. What can I say, I love my Broadway shows!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to admit, I have seen Chicago before, and went because Bianca Marroquin was in the role of Roxie. But no matter who is in the cast, the show is entertaining!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently sent 5 fantastic days in NYC, had a fantastic time. Unfortunately there was one letdown! When planning out trip we wanted to see a Broadway musical and Chicago had to be the one! The tickets weren't cheap but we thought it would be worth it, £85 each. How wrong were we!! There was no bling about this show, no... More 

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Bradford, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The choreography was amazing!! An experience well worth the cost. Nice theater, very comfortable seating.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently I went to New York on vacation with my mom. The first thing I told her was that I really wanted to watch a Broadway Show. So we did. It was the best experience I had on that week (except the time we lost on the queue to buy the tickets with 50% off). The Ambassador Theatre has a... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent show that was entertaining and delivered with enthusiasm. If you have seen the movie then the show is a must. We sat next to a couple from LA who had seen it 8 times.

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Larnaka City, Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good show BUT it does not deliver the Broadway experience. The set is none existent and there are no costume changes. They may be going for minimalist but it just comes across as lazy. Cast are great but they don't save the show!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Had heard so many reviews about this as it is one of the longest running shows. Was not disappointed. This is brilliant. The actors are a class apart. They were just brilliant. Kept me interested till the very end. Superb!

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New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Went to this excited about the reviews. This show has been going for years and has had big name actors like Patrick swayze, Linda carter. Christie Brinkley play in it. But not this time. It felt like the orchestra was put on the stage to make up for lack of props and stage production. The singers and dancers had a... More 

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