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Special CHICAGO Announcement to Be Made on OPRAH , 2/4Special CHICAGO Announcement to Be Made on OPRAH , 2/4
by BWW News Desk - February 3, 2011

According to the show's Facebook page fans of CHICAGO should tune in to tomorrow's Oprah Winfrey Show for a special announcement. Tomorrows guests include Christie Brinkley, Beverly Johnson, Stephanie Seymour, Cheryl Tiegs and more. Could one of these ladies be joining the Broadway cast? Tune in to find out! (more...)
BWW TV: CHICAGO Performs Free for Facebook FansBWW TV: CHICAGO Performs Free for Facebook Fans
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 1, 2011

On January 30, an all-star roster of CHICAGO alumni celebrated CHICAGO's 'Facebook Fan Day,' a one-of-a-kind performance marking the first time in Broadway history that a production has given away its entire house to Facebook fans for FREE. Participants included Tony Award winner Chita Rivera (Broadway's original Velma Kelly), Vincent Pastore (Amos Hart), Tony Award winner Lillias White (Matron 'Mama' Morton), Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Roxie Hart), Brent Barrett (Billy Flynn), Rob Bartlett (Amos Hart), Amra-Faye Wright (Velma Kelly), Carol Woods (Matron 'Mama' Morton) and many more, plus current CHICAGO stars Bianca Marroquin (Roxie Hart), Leigh Zimmerman (Velma Kelly), Colman Domingo (Billy Flynn), Robert Creighton (Amos Hart) and LaVon Fisher-Wilson (Matron 'Mama' Morton). Also in attendance were producer Barry Weissler, special guest hosts Julie James and Seth Rudetsky of SiriusXM Radio's 'On Broadway' channel, and over 1,000 of CHICAGO's top fans, all of whom are attending this very special performance for free. (more...)
Photo Coverage: CHICAGO Celebrates Facebook Fan DayPhoto Coverage: CHICAGO Celebrates Facebook Fan Day
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - January 31, 2011

Yesterday, January 30, an all-star roster of CHICAGO alumni celebrated CHICAGO's 'Facebook Fan Day,' a one-of-a-kind performance marking the first time in Broadway history that a production has given away its entire house to Facebook fans for FREE. Participants included Tony Award winner Chita Rivera (Broadway's original Velma Kelly), Vincent Pastore (Amos Hart), Tony Award winner Lillias White (Matron 'Mama' Morton), Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Roxie Hart), Brent Barrett (Billy Flynn), Rob Bartlett (Amos Hart), Amra-Faye Wright (Velma Kelly), Carol Woods (Matron 'Mama' Morton) and many more, plus current CHICAGO stars Bianca Marroquin (Roxie Hart), Leigh Zimmerman (Velma Kelly), Colman Domingo (Billy Flynn), Robert Creighton (Amos Hart) and LaVon Fisher-Wilson (Matron 'Mama' Morton). Also in attendance were producer Barry Weissler, special guest hosts Julie James and Seth Rudetsky of SiriusXM Radio's 'On Broadway' channel, and over 1,000 of CHICAGO's top fans, all of whom are attending this very special performance for free. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)
CHICAGO Honors Facebook Fans With Free Performance, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2011

An all-star roster of celebrated CHICAGO alumni will celebrate CHICAGO's 'Facebook Fan Day,' a one-of-a-kind performance marking the first time in Broadway history that a production has given away its entire house to Facebook fans for FREE. Participants include Tony Award winner Chita Rivera (Broadway's original Velma Kelly), Vincent Pastore (Amos Hart), Tony Award winner Lillias White (Matron 'Mama' Morton), Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Roxie Hart), Brent Barrett (Billy Flynn), Rob Bartlett (Amos Hart), Amra-Faye Wright (Velma Kelly), Carol Woods (Matron 'Mama' Morton) and many more, plus current CHICAGO stars Bianca Marroquin (Roxie Hart), Leigh Zimmerman (Velma Kelly), Colman Domingo (Billy Flynn), Robert Creighton (Amos Hart) and LaVon Fisher-Wilson (Matron 'Mama' Morton), joined by producer Barry Weissler, special guest hosts Julie James and Seth Rudetsky of SiriusXM Radio's 'On Broadway' channel, and over 1,000 of CHICAGO's top fans, all of whom are attending this very special performance for FREE!! (more...)
CHICAGO Honors Facebook Fans With Free Performance, 1/30CHICAGO Honors Facebook Fans With Free Performance, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2011

An all-star roster of celebrated CHICAGO alumni will celebrate CHICAGO's 'Facebook Fan Day,' a one-of-a-kind performance marking the first time in Broadway history that a production has given away its entire house to Facebook fans for FREE. Participants include Tony Award winner Chita Rivera (Broadway's original Velma Kelly), Vincent Pastore (Amos Hart), Tony Award winner Lillias White (Matron 'Mama' Morton), Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Roxie Hart), Brent Barrett (Billy Flynn), Rob Bartlett (Amos Hart), Amra-Faye Wright (Velma Kelly), Carol Woods (Matron 'Mama' Morton) and many more, plus current CHICAGO stars Bianca Marroquin (Roxie Hart), Leigh Zimmerman (Velma Kelly), Colman Domingo (Billy Flynn), Robert Creighton (Amos Hart) and LaVon Fisher-Wilson (Matron 'Mama' Morton), joined by producer Barry Weissler, special guest hosts Julie James and Seth Rudetsky of SiriusXM Radio's 'On Broadway' channel, and over 1,000 of CHICAGO's top fans, all of whom are attending this very special performance for FREE!! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Sonic Yoga Parodies CHICAGO'S 'The Cell Block Tango'STAGE TUBE: Sonic Yoga Parodies CHICAGO'S 'The Cell Block Tango'
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2010

Unique New York Productions (UniqueNewYorkProductions.com) has done it again with their hilarious parodies, this time with the 'Sonic Yoga Tango,' a spoof on CHICAGO'S 'The Cell Block Tango, 'featuring Broadway's Deidre Goodwin (CHICAGO, A CHORUS LINE, NINE, and 'Chicago' - the movie), and J. Elaine Marcos (A CHORUS LINE, WEDDING SINGER, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, and 'Morning Glory') along with Emilee Dupre, Kaitlyn Davidson, Elizabeth Clinard, and Patrice Bunch as the Hell's Kitchen Yoginis. These girls discuss what it's like to be living in NYC, and what they do when they reach their boiling point. (more...)
Bianca Marroquin Returns to CHICAGO as 'Roxie,' 12/20
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2010

On Monday, December 20, 2010, the Broadway company of the international musical smash CHICAGO is pleased to welcome back Bianca Marroquin to the starring role of merry murderess Roxie Hart, for a three-week limited holiday engagement through Sunday, January 9, 2011. (more...)
Bianca Marroquin Returns to CHICAGO as 'Roxie,' 12/20Bianca Marroquin Returns to CHICAGO as 'Roxie,' 12/20
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2010

On Monday, December 20, 2010, the Broadway company of the international musical smash CHICAGO is pleased to welcome back Bianca Marroquin to the starring role of merry murderess Roxie Hart, for a three-week limited holiday engagement through Sunday, January 9, 2011. (more...)
CHICAGO Welcomes Back Tom Hewitt 11/22
by BWW News Desk - November 22, 2010

On Monday, November 22, 2010, the Broadway company of the international musical smash CHICAGO is pleased to welcome back Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt in the role of slick criminal lawyer Billy Flynn. (more...)
CHICAGO Welcomes Back Tom Hewitt 11/22CHICAGO Welcomes Back Tom Hewitt 11/22
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2010

On Monday, November 22, 2010, the Broadway company of the international musical smash CHICAGO is pleased to welcome back Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt in the role of slick criminal lawyer Billy Flynn. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: 'Liza,' 'Stritch,' 'LuPone' et al. Do CHICAGOBWW TV Exclusive: 'Liza,' 'Stritch,' 'LuPone' et al. Do CHICAGO
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 18, 2010

On Sunday, November 14, the New York Musical Theatre Festival hosted it's annual awards gala, honoring the winners of this year's fest and industry veterans Chita Rivera and producers Barry and Fran Weissler. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you exclusive video highlights below. In this clip, watch Christine Pedi recreate famous numbers from Chicago as Elaine Stritch, Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, Cher and other greats! (more...)
CHICAGO Launches First Ever Facebook Fan Day 1/30/2011CHICAGO Launches First Ever Facebook Fan Day 1/30/2011
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2010

Barry and Fran Weissler, producers of the record-breaking Broadway smash CHICAGO, are pleased to announce a first in theatrical history, as they launch the newest chapter in Broadway social networking with Facebook Fan Day. (more...)
Photo Flash: CHICAGO Celebrates 14 Years on B'way, 11/14Photo Flash: CHICAGO Celebrates 14 Years on B'way, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2010

The record-breaking, Tony Award-winning, international musical smash CHICAGO will usher in the holiday season as it celebrates its 14th anniversary on the Great White Way. CHICAGO, which opened to rave reviews on November 14, 1996, now has the distinction of being the second longest-running production currently playing on Broadway, the sixth longest-running production in Broadway history, and Broadway's longest-running musical revival...and it shows no sign of slowing down. (more...)
Ruthie Henshall Tours UK with 'Sounds of Hollywood,' 10/26-11/28
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2010

Olivier Award-winner Ruthie Henshall has announced through her website a special UK fall tour. 'Sounds Of Hollywood' is a salute to the golden age of movie musicals and popular screen hits. Henshell will perform a series of tunes, including 'There's No Business Like Show Business,' 'Wouldn't It Be Loverly,' 'People,' 'Don't Rain on My Parade,' 'Anything You Can Do,' 'The Man That Got Away,' and 'Somewhere over the Rainbow' from such musical films as 'My Fair Lady,' 'Funny Girl,' and 'A Star is Born.' (more...)
Brent Barrett Revisits 'Billy Flynn' in CHICAGO, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2010

Brent Barrett will revisit his role as Billy Flynn in CHICAGO for a limited engagement extending from October 11 through November 21. He joins a cast that includes other recent returns; Charlotte d'Amboise as Roxie Hart, original cast member Leigh Zimmerman as Velma Kelly and Roz Ryan as 'Mama' Morton. (more...)
Brent Barrett Revisits 'Billy Flynn' in CHICAGO, 10/11Brent Barrett Revisits 'Billy Flynn' in CHICAGO, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - October 8, 2010

Brent Barrett will revisit his role as Billy Flynn in CHICAGO for a limited engagement extending from October 11 through November 21. He joins a cast that includes other recent returns; Charlotte d'Amboise as Roxie Hart, original cast member Leigh Zimmerman as Velma Kelly and Roz Ryan as 'Mama' Morton. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: CHICAGO Supports Gay Youth with 'It Gets Better' CampaignSTAGE TUBE: CHICAGO Supports Gay Youth with 'It Gets Better' Campaign
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 8, 2010

In light of the recent attention on suicide amongst gay youth driven by bullies, the Broadway company of CHICAGO has teamed up with the Trevor Project for the 'It Gets Better' campaign, encouraging gay or questioning youth to hold their heads high and seek help. Click below to hear about the company members own experiences with bullying and how it does, in fact, get better. (more...)
CHICAGO Welcomes Back Original Cast Member Leigh Zimmerman as Velma Kelly 10/8CHICAGO Welcomes Back Original Cast Member Leigh Zimmerman as Velma Kelly 10/8
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2010

Beginning Friday, October 8, 2010, the Broadway company of the international musical smash CHICAGO is pleased to welcome back original cast member Leigh Zimmerman in the starring role of merry murderess Velma Kelly. (more...)
CHICAGO Welcomes Tom Hewitt 9/13 As "Billy Flynn"
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2010

On Monday, September 13, 2010, the Broadway company of the international musical smash CHICAGO is pleased to welcome back Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt in the role of slick criminal lawyer Billy Flynn. (more...)
CHICAGO Welcomes Tom Hewitt 9/13 As CHICAGO Welcomes Tom Hewitt 9/13 As "Billy Flynn"
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2010

On Monday, September 13, 2010, the Broadway company of the international musical smash CHICAGO is pleased to welcome back Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt in the role of slick criminal lawyer Billy Flynn. (more...)
O'Hurley Extends Run in CHICAGO Thru 9/12; d'Amboise, Bokhour et al. Re-Join Cast for FallO'Hurley Extends Run in CHICAGO Thru 9/12; d'Amboise, Bokhour et al. Re-Join Cast for Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2010

Summer may be winding down, but things are still heating up on Broadway, as the Tony Award-winning, international musical smash CHICAGO announces that stage and screen star John O'Hurley ('Seinfeld,' 'Dancing with the Stars,' Monty Python's Spamalot) has extended his limited engagement as Billy Flynn through Sunday, September 12. (more...)
CHICAGO Star Samantha Harris Expecting Second Child with Husband Michael Hess
by TV News Desk - August 19, 2010

People.com reports that Chicago star Samantha Harris is expecting her second child with her husband Michael Hess. Harris' first daughter, Jocelyn Sydney Hess, was born in September of 2007. (more...)
InDepth InterView: Ruthie HenshallInDepth InterView: Ruthie Henshall
by Pat Cerasaro - July 26, 2010

Recently, I had the privilege of conducting an InDepth InterView with British belting triple-threat diva Ruthie Henshall, currently lighting up Broadway as Roxie in CHICAGO. She previously has played Velma both in the original London revival cast as well as on Broadway opposite Sandy Duncan in a highly-praised run nearly ten years ago. In this revealing discussion, we discuss her experiences working on CHICAGO on Broadway and in the West End, playing ensemble roles in the original productions of CHILDREN OF EDEN and MISS SAIGON, working with Bob Avian, Matthew Bourne, Carol Burnett, Kelsey Grammer and John Barrowman, as well as what roles on Broadway she wants to do next (clue: 'I Miss The Mountains') and her upcoming concerts in Australia and appearances at Feinstein's next year! Broadway has welcomed Ruthie back with open hearts and open arms - and why not? In her own words, she is the 'real deal!' (more...)
BWW TV: Broadway in Bryant Park - CHICAGO!BWW TV: Broadway in Bryant Park - CHICAGO!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 23, 2010

The best of Broadway is being presented free on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 Lite fm Presents Broadway in Bryant Park 2010' - a lunchtime series which began on Thursday, July 8th at 12:30pm on the Bryant Park Stage. Sponsored by Bank of America, and JCPenney 33rd & 6th, and hosted by Lite fm's on-air personalities, the tenth annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances runs through August 12th. (more...)
CHICAGO Says Goodbye To Colman Domingo 7/18, John O'Hurley Starts 7/20
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2010

Broadway heats up this summer as the record-breaking, Tony Award-winning musical smash CHICAGO welcomes two back-to-back Billy Flynn's -- Colman Domingo (Passing Strange, The Scottsboro Boys) and John O'Hurley ('Dancing with the Stars,' Monty Python's Spamalot). (more...)

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