Lucy Lawless - Amanda Billing
- Shane Cortese
1920's Chicago. Cook County jail is home to a merry band of
murderesses who have all killed their husbands or lovers. There's
nothing money can't buy in this place. Inmates Roxie Hart and Velma
Kelly do a deal with smooth-talking, manipulative lawyer Billy
Flynn to keep them from Death Row, while he promises to make them
One of the most famous musicals of all time, Chicago is a story
of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery, and
treachery - all those things we hold near and dear to our heart. A
dark parable of American justice, it is
jurisprudence-as-showbusiness and trial-by-publicity.
With show-stopping numbers such as "All That Jazz", "Razzle
Dazzle", "When You're Good to Momma" and "Class", Chicago is a sexy
musical extravaganza and an unmissable tribute to the very heart
and soul of theatre.
ATC's version of Chicago transforms the whole Q Theatre auditorium
into the Cook County jailhouse.
"The longest-running American musical ever to play the West End,
Chicago has garnered a stash of glitzy awards in many revivals
worldwide. Michael Hurst's version of this razor-sharp, knockout
show about bad girls behaving badly is guaranteed to have all the
in-yer-face intimacy of his ATC tent-Cabaret in 2010." - Colin
Recommended for Mature Audiences. Contains: Adult themes,
violence, sexual references, drug use and content that may
I could tell Chicago was pushing
all the right buttons when, 45 minutes into the first act, the
woman beside me declared "Oh! I do find it vulgar" - and promptly
left the theat...
Reviewed By Kim ChoeREAD REVIEW