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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...)
CHICAGO Welcomes Back Amra-Faye Wright and Carol Woods 7/13
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2010

On Tuesday, July 13, Broadway's record-breaking, Tony Award-winning musical smash CHICAGO welcomes back two of its most beloved leading ladies, Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly and Carol Woods as Matron 'Mama' Morton. (more...)
CHICAGO's Matthew Settle Joins Autism Speaks' N.Y. Celebrity Golf ChallengeCHICAGO's Matthew Settle Joins Autism Speaks' N.Y. Celebrity Golf Challenge
by BWW News Desk - July 7, 2010

Matthew Settle, star of Broadway's Chicago, was among those joining Bob and Suzanne Wright, co-founder of Autism Speaks, and event co-chairs Kevin and Susan Murray on the fairways in support of autism awareness and research at the Autism Speaks' Twelfth Annual N.Y. Celebrity Golf Challenge on Monday, June 28th at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck. (more...)
CHICAGO Welcomes Back Amra-Faye Wright and Carol Woods 7/13CHICAGO Welcomes Back Amra-Faye Wright and Carol Woods 7/13
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2010

On Tuesday, July 13, Broadway's record-breaking, Tony Award-winning musical smash CHICAGO welcomes back two of its most beloved leading ladies, Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly and Carol Woods as Matron 'Mama' Morton. (more...)
Ruthie Henshall Tours UK with 'Sounds of Hollywood,' 10/26-11/28Ruthie Henshall Tours UK with 'Sounds of Hollywood,' 10/26-11/28
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 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...)
CHICAGO To Welcome Colman Domingo and John O'Hurley 6/14
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 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...)
CHICAGO To Welcome Colman Domingo and John O'Hurley This SummerCHICAGO To Welcome Colman Domingo and John O'Hurley This Summer
by BWW News Desk - June 7, 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...)
CHICAGO Presents Talkback Tuesdays With Matthew Settle 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2010

The Broadway company of CHICAGO is pleased to announce details for the next installment of 'Talkback Tuesdays,' the new series offering post-show discussions and audience Q&A sessions with members of the Broadway company of the record-breaking hit musical. (more...)
CHICAGO Welcomes Its Six Millionth Audience MemberCHICAGO Welcomes Its Six Millionth Audience Member
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2010

This past Tuesday, May 18, 2010, the Broadway production of the internationally acclaimed revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse's Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO celebrated yet another milestone when it welcomed its six millionth audience member through the doors of the Ambassador Theatre. (more...)
CHICAGO Presents Talkback Tuesdays With Matthew Settle 5/25CHICAGO Presents Talkback Tuesdays With Matthew Settle 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2010

The Broadway company of CHICAGO is pleased to announce details for the next installment of 'Talkback Tuesdays,' the new series offering post-show discussions and audience Q&A sessions with members of the Broadway company of the record-breaking hit musical. (more...)
Ruthie Henshall Extends Her Run In CHICAGO Thru 7/18Ruthie Henshall Extends Her Run In CHICAGO Thru 7/18
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010

Ruthie Henshall has extended for five additional weeks as Roxie Hart. She'll now play through Sunday, July 18 -- instead of June 13 as originally announced. Also, Terra C. MacLeod returns as Velma Kelly starting tonight May 10th. (more...)
Michelle Williams Extends in CHICAGO Thru 4/13; Joins Tour in LA
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2010

Spring is in the air at Broadway's Tony Award-winning hit musical CHICAGO, and producers Barry and Fran Weissler are pleased to announce that Grammy Award winner Michelle Williams (Destiny's Child) will extend her limited engagement as Roxie Hart at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.). (more...)

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