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SENSUAL, SLINKY, SOPHISTICATED’ Independent on Sunday
Monday 28th November –Saturday 3rd December 2016.
West End and Celebrity Big Brother star John Partridge as Billy Flynn
Dancing on Ice winner and Coronation Street star Hayley Tamaddon (Emmerdale, Grease, Mamma Mia!) as Roxie Hart
“Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery…all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts”…so begins the international award winning Broadway and West End musical, Chicago, which comes to Sunderland Empire for one week only from Monday 28 November –Saturday 3 December 2016.
West Endand Celebrity Big Brother star John Partridge (EastEnders, Cats, A Chorus Line, Miss Saigon, Starlight Express) as Billy Flynn and Dancing on Ice winner and Coronation Streetstar Hayley Tamaddon (Emmerdale, Grease, Mamma Mia!) as Roxie Hart.
Based on real life events back in the roaring 1920s, nightclub singer Roxie Hart shoots her lover and along with cell block rival, double-murderess Velma Kelly, they fight to keep from death row with the help of smooth talking lawyer, Billy Flynn.
Created by the musical theatre talents of John Kander, Fred Ebb and legendary choreographer Bob Fosse, Chicago’s sexy, sassy score includes “All That Jazz” and “Razzle Dazzle”. With six Tony, two Olivier, one Grammy, two Bafta and six Academy Awards.
A nightclub singer, a double-murderess, a smooth-talking lawyer and a cell block of sin: it would be a crime to miss it.
‘STILL THE SEXIEST MOST SENSATIONAL MUSICAL’ SUNDAY EXPRESS
‘MAKES ALL OTHER MUSICALS LOOK TAME’ Daily Express
‘THE MOST EXCITING MUSICAL OF ITS GENERATION’ The Times
‘A RAZZLING-DAZZLING EVENING THAT IS NOT TO BE MISSED’ The Sun
‘SHEER THEATRICAL BLISS’ Daily Telegraph
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