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Mon 28 Oct – Sat 2 Nov 2024
Main Stage, Theatre Royal


Evenings: Mon – Thu & Sat 7.30pm, Fri 8.30pm
Matinees: Fri 5pm, Sat 2.30pm
Running time: 2hrs 30mins (including interval)
Recommended: 12+ (contains flashing lights, loud sound effects, smoke and haze)
BSL perf: Thu 31 Oct, 7.30pm
Audio Described and Captioned perf with pre-show Touch Tour: Sat 2 Nov, 2.30pm

Chicago, the ‘sexiest musical ever’ (Metro), is back in Newcastle in 2024.
Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her.

Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, by hiring Chicago’s slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which might just as easily be ripped from today’s tabloids.

Created by the musical theatre talents of John Kander, Fred Ebb and legendary choreographer Bob Fosse, Chicago’s sexy, sassy score with one show-stopping song after another includes Razzle Dazzle, Cell Block Tango, and All That Jazz. With 6 Tony Awards, 2 Olivier Awards, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations, Chicago ‘remains a phenomenon’ (Sunday Express).

It would be criminal to miss it…

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