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'Gossip Girl' Star Matthew Settle Makes Broadway Debut in CHICAGO Mar. 29'Gossip Girl' Star Matthew Settle Makes Broadway Debut in CHICAGO Mar. 29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2010

This spring, Broadway's razzle-dazzle hit musical CHICAGO is pleased to welcome 'Gossip Girl' star Matthew Settle as he makes his Broadway stage debut in the role of slick criminal lawyer Billy Flynn for a ten-week limited engagement, Monday, March 29, 2010 through Sunday, June 6, 2010 at the Ambassador Theatre. (more...)

CHICAGO Starring John O'Hurley Returns to Paramount Theatre March 2-7CHICAGO Starring John O'Hurley Returns to Paramount Theatre March 2-7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2010

CHICAGO is BACK IN TOWN and its PURE ENTERTAINMENT! Now celebrating 13 glorious years of girls, glitz and glamour on the Great White Way, the record-breaking smash hit musical CHICAGO is now the sixth longest-running musical in Broadway history... and shows no sign of ever slowing down! (more...)

Molly Shannon to Join PROMISES, PROMISES for 11 Weeks Starting Oct. 12thMolly Shannon to Join PROMISES, PROMISES for 11 Weeks Starting Oct. 12th
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2010

The producers of PROMISES, PROMISES are thrilled to announce that 'Saturday Night Live' alumnus and 'Superstar' Molly Shannon will make her Broadway debut in the smash hit musical comedy as Marge MacDougall for a limited 11 week run from Tuesday, October 12, 2010 through Sunday, December 26, 2010. This new production of PROMISES, PROMISES, directed and choreographed by Tony and Emmy Award winner Rob Ashford with Neil Simon's funny and touching book and Burt Bacharach and Hal David's hit-packed score, began previews at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) Saturday, March 27, 2010, and opened on Sunday, April 25, 2010. (more...)

John O'Hurley Set to Play 'Billy Flynn' in California Musical Theatre's CHICAGOJohn O'Hurley Set to Play 'Billy Flynn' in California Musical Theatre's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2010

HICAGO is BACK IN TOWN and its PURE ENTERTAINMENT! California Musical Theatre presents the national tour of 'Chicago' starring John O'Hurley at the Community Center Theater, 1301 L Street, as part of the 20th anniversary Broadway Sacramento season, March 10-21, 2010. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michelle Williams Sets The Empire State Building Alight!Photo Coverage: Michelle Williams Sets The Empire State Building Alight!
by Monica Simoes - Feb 8, 2010

The Empire State Building glowed red this weekend, from February 5 - 7, 2010, in honor of Go Red for Women and National Wear Red Day, a day of action aimed at raising awareness of heart disease, the leading killer of New York City women. American Heart Association volunteers were joined by recording artist and new Broadway star, Michelle Williams, formerly of Destiny's Child who makes her Broadway debut in CHICAGO tonight, to light the famous building. Also on hand was New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley to provide a briefing on the state of cardiovascular disease in New York City and illuminate the building with a flip of the switch for National Wear Red Day. (more...)

CHICAGO Welcomes MacLeod and Williams 2/8CHICAGO Welcomes MacLeod and Williams 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2010

Direct from her debut engagement with the London production of CHICAGO, on Monday, February 8, 2010, the Broadway cast of the Tony Award-winning musical will welcome Terra C. MacLeod for an eight-week return engagement as Velma Kelly through Sunday, April 4, 2010 at the Ambassador Theatre. (more...)

Ashlee Simpson Takes Final Bow in CHICAGO 2/7Ashlee Simpson Takes Final Bow in CHICAGO 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2010

Multi-platinum recording artist Ashlee Simpson-Wentz will take her final bow on February 7 in the Broadway production of CHICAGO. (more...)

CHICAGO Closes at The PlayhouseSquare Stage January 24CHICAGO Closes at The PlayhouseSquare Stage January 24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2010

CHICAGO is BACK IN TOWN and its PURE ENTERTAINMENT! Now celebrating 13 glorious years of girls, glitz and glamour on the Great White Way, the record-breaking smash hit musical CHICAGO is now the seventh longest-running production in Broadway history ... and shows no sign of ever slowing down! (more...)

Marti Pellow Returns to CHICAGO in U.K. National Tour, 1/18/2010Marti Pellow Returns to CHICAGO in U.K. National Tour, 1/18/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2010

International singing sensation Marti Pellow will return to star as ‘Billy Flynn' in the UK National tour of the smash-hit musical 'CHICAGO' for six weeks only from Monday 18 January until Saturday 26 February 2010. Marti first played the role to great acclaim in the West End, subsequently repeating his performance in New York and on the UK national tour, playing to sell-out houses. Emma Barton, currently starring in the show on tour as ‘Roxie Hart', will continue to play the role opposite Marti Pellow. (more...)

Last Performance for Obba Babatunde as Billy Flynn in CHICAGO 1/17Last Performance for Obba Babatunde as Billy Flynn in CHICAGO 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2010

Stage and screen star Obba Babatunde will return to the CHICAGO stage next week as Billy Flynn while Brent Barrett (who re-assumed the role last fall) is on vacation. His run will last from January 10 - January 17. Brent Barrett will return on January 18. (more...)

CHICAGO Welcomes Terra C. MacLeod as 'Velma' for Limited Engagement, 2/8 - 4/4CHICAGO Welcomes Terra C. MacLeod as 'Velma' for Limited Engagement, 2/8 - 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2010

Direct from her debut engagement with the London production of CHICAGO, on Monday, February 8, 2010, the Broadway cast of the Tony Award-winning musical will welcome Terra C. MacLeod for an eight-week return engagement as Velma Kelly through Sunday, April 4, 2010 at the Ambassador Theatre. (more...)

CHICAGO Becomes the 6th Longest Running Show in Broadway HistoryCHICAGO Becomes the 6th Longest Running Show in Broadway History
by Walter McBride - Jan 13, 2010

On Tuesday, January 12, 2010, the internationally acclaimed revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse's Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO reached yet another major milestone when it becomes the sixth-longest running production in Broadway history, surpassing Beauty and the Beast with a total of 5,462 performances! (more...)

CHICAGO Becomes The Sixth Longest Running Show In Broadway History 1/12CHICAGO Becomes The Sixth Longest Running Show In Broadway History 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010

On Tuesday, January 12, 2010, the internationally acclaimed revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse's Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO will reach yet another major milestone when it becomes the sixth-longest running production in Broadway history, surpassing Beauty and the Beast with a total of 5,462 performances! (more...)

CHICAGO National Tour Lands On The PlayhouseSquare Stage 1/12-24/2010CHICAGO National Tour Lands On The PlayhouseSquare Stage 1/12-24/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010

CHICAGO is BACK IN TOWN and its PURE ENTERTAINMENT! Now celebrating 13 glorious years of girls, glitz and glamour on the Great White Way, the record-breaking smash hit musical CHICAGO is now the seventh longest-running production in Broadway history ... and shows no sign of ever slowing down! (more...)

Libin, Scandalios and Parker Elected to Broadway League Board of GovernorsLibin, Scandalios and Parker Elected to Broadway League Board of Governors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2010

The Broadway League announces three new Officers elected to its Board of Governors: Paul Libin as Chairman, Nick Scandalios as Vice Chairman, and Alecia Parker as Secretary/Treasurer. (more...)

Obba Babatunde Returns January 10 to CHICAGO as Billy Flynn Obba Babatunde Returns January 10 to CHICAGO as Billy Flynn
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2010

Stage and screen star Obba Babatunde will return to the CHICAGO stage next week as Billy Flynn while Brent Barrett (who re-assumed the role last fall) is on vacation. His run will last from January 10 - January 17. Brent Barrett will return on January 18. (more...)

Obba Babatunde Returns to CHICAGO as Billy Flynn, 1/10 - 1/17Obba Babatunde Returns to CHICAGO as Billy Flynn, 1/10 - 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2010

Stage and screen star Obba Babatunde will return to the CHICAGO stage next week as Billy Flynn while Brent Barrett (who re-assumed the role last fall) is on vacation. His run will last from January 10 - January 17. Brent Barrett will return on January 18. (more...)

CHICAGO To Become The Sixth Longest Running Show In Broadway History 1/12/2010CHICAGO To Become The Sixth Longest Running Show In Broadway History 1/12/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2010

On Tuesday, January 12, 2010, the internationally acclaimed revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse's Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO will reach yet another major milestone when it becomes the sixth-longest running production in Broadway history, surpassing Beauty and the Beast with a total of 5,462 performances! (more...)

Singer Michelle Williams is CHICAGO-BoundSinger Michelle Williams is CHICAGO-Bound
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2010

It has been confirmed that former Destiny's Child songbird Michelle Williams is Chicago-bound. Williams will portray the wannabe star-turned-murderess Roxie Hart for a limited run from February 8 to March 28. Williams will be taking over the role from Ashlee Simpson-Wentz, who debuted in the revival on December 1. (more...)

REVIEW: Sleek and Sexy CHICAGO Plays at the Fox January 1 -3REVIEW: Sleek and Sexy CHICAGO Plays at the Fox January 1 -3
by Chris Gibson - Jan 2, 2010

A sleek and sexy production of Kander and Ebb's brilliant musical, CHICAGO, is currently playing the Fox Theatre for a brief run (January 1-3, 2010). If you've only ever seen the film version, then you should do yourself a favor and check out the more minimalistic staging carried over from the 1996 revival by producers Barry and Fran Weissler. (more...)

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