CHICAGO Presents Talkback Tuesdays With Matthew Settle 5/25
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.Designed to provide theatergoers with an exclusive, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of CHICAGO, the next "Talkback Tuesdays" is set for Tuesday, May 25, featuring Broadway's newest Billy Flynn, "Gossip Girl" star Matthew Settle.Matthew Settle currently stars as Rufus on the CW Network's acclaimed drama "Gossip Girl." The show, now in its third season, was developed from The New York Times best-selling novels of the same name by producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (both known for their success from "The OC"). Settle starred as lead character Jacob Wheeler in 2005's TNT epic six-week television event, "Into the West," from executive producer Steven Spielberg. The series was nominated for 16 Emmy Awards. He is also known for his unforgettable role as Capt. Ronald Speirs in HBO's Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning mini-series "Band of Brothers." Other television credits include "Brothers & Sisters," "The Practice" and "ER." In film, Settle will next star in Ex-Terminators with Jennifer Coolidge and Heather Graham. Past film credits include Callie Khouri's film adaptation of Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, in which he starred opposite Ashley Judd; Jonathan Mostow's World War II submarine drama U-571 and a critically lauded portrayal of Warren Beatty in Peter Bogdanovich's The Mystery of Natalie Wood. Settle is making his Broadway debut with CHICAGO."Talkback Tuesdays" is moderated by CHICAGO's casting director, Duncan Stewart.Tickets for "Talkback Tuesdays" performances are available by calling Telecharge.com at 212-239-6200. Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the Ambassador Theatre Box Office, located at 219 W. 49th St. Regular Box Office hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Noon to 7 p.m. Sunday.Visit www.ChicagoTheMusical.com for more information.
Now celebrating more than thirteen glorious years of girls, glitz and glamour on the Great White Way, the record-breaking smash hit musical CHICAGO is the sixth longest-running production in Broadway history, as well as Broadway's longest-running musical revival...and it shows no sign of slowing down!With a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, CHICAGO is the winner of six 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording.CHICAGO is directed by Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Ann Reinking, and features set design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by William Ivey Long, lighting design by Ken Billington and sound design by Scott Lehrer. The production also features orchestrations by Ralph Burns, supervising music direction by Rob Fisher and music direction by Leslie Stifelman.