VIDEO: Sneak Peek at CHICAGO's Upcoming Run in New Zealand
Chicago the Musical is bringing all that jazz to Auckland and Wellington! Get a sneak peek at the production below!
Auckland: The Civic from 25 August - 9 September
Wellington: Opera House from 13 September
Find more details at Chicagomusical.co.nz.
Directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Tony Award winner Ann Reinking, Chicagofeatures set design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by Tony Award winner William Ivey Long, lighting design by Tony Award winner Ken Billington, sound design by Scott Lehrer and casting by Stewart/Whitley.
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.