WAISTWATCHERS Extends Through December 31 in Chicago

WAISTWATCHERS Extends Through December 31 in Chicago

WaistWatchers The Musical! is extending its run at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted St., through Monday, December 31, 2018. Produced by Dana Matthow and currently featuring two time Grammy Nominee, multi-Gold and Platinum recording artist, Martha Wash, known for singing the powerful anthem "It's Raining Men," and "Everybody Dance Now," the musical takes a lighthearted and hilarious look at women dealing with their relationship to food, friendship and fitness, while celebrating the transformative power of female friendship on the journey to self-acceptance.

"We are thrilled to extend WaistWatchers The Musical! for Chicago audiences through the end of the year," producer Dana Matthow said. "We have received incredibly, positive feedback from our audiences who all enthused that they see themselves in one, or all, of the characters throughout the course of the performance. WaistWatchers The Musical! is a wild ride of discovery and positive self-image that is perfectly heartwarming for the upcoming holiday season."


Recommended by Chicago Theatre Review and Around the Town Chicago, which calls the musical "cleverly done, comical... impressive," WaistWatchers The Musical!boasts successful tours across the country. The production Buzz Center Stage says "will have you and your friends laughing hysterically and cheering along," is 90 minutes of high-energy power, non-stop exercise, song and dance, featuring four women and their exuberant younger trainer as they all tackle universal issues of dieting, exercise, plastic surgery, sex and self-love. The Windy City Times calls WaistWatchers The Musical! "hilarious and thoroughly entertaining."

The show's Choreographer Ms. Dani Tucci-Juraga describes it best - "WaistWatchers The Musical is about strong, sensitive, passionate and evolving women who function best with good friends and humor by their side. As choreographer, getting to work with the cast is much like the plot. We are there to support each other and above all, laugh."

In addition to Martha Wash, who "knocks it out of the park with her powerful vocals," according to Chicago Theatre and Arts Review, starring as Connie (from September 13 through October 28), the Chicago production features Sarah Godwin (Cindy), Krissy Johnson (Cheryl), and Katherine S. Barnes (MC). The creative team includes Matthew E. Silva (Director), Alan Jacobson (Creator, Book and Lyrics), Vince Di Mura (Music) and Ms. Dani Tucci-Jurraga (Choreography).

WaistWatchers The Musical! performances are as follows: Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., Thursdays at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale starting at $45. Groups should call 312.423.6612 for special offers. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.waistwatchersthemusical.com or call the Royal George Theatre Box Office at 312.988.9000.

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