Chicago at the Palace Theatre

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
Chicago at the Palace Theatre
Image courtesy of Tristram Kenton.

Chicago at Palace Theatre, Manchester 4 — 9 November 2024 Tickets from £15.00 — Book now

Sassy, sexy and packed with show-stopping numbers, Chicago the Musical makes a dazzling return to Manchester’s Palace Theatre.

Winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards and a Grammy, Chicago is the longest-running American musical in Broadway and West End history. Since the shimmy-shaking show first opened in New York in 1996, it has played in 38 countries and has been performed in twelve different languages. Moreover, it is estimated to have been seen by around 34 million people worldwide.

Chicago at the Palace Theatre
A scene from the international tour of Chicago The Musical (King’s Theatre, Glasgow).
Image courtesy of Tristram Kenton.

Step into the Roaring Twenties and prepare to be razzle-dazzled. For those who aren’t familiar with the plot – Chicago tells the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders her lover when he attempts to end their affair. In a desperate bid to avoid conviction, she tricks everyone – including the media and her rival cellmate, vaudeville star Velma Kelly – by hiring Chicago’s slickest lawyer, Billy Flynn. Cut-throat and seductive, both women then compete for the services of Flynn, who transforms their malicious crimes into a media circus of sensational headlines – promising them stardom and acquittals.

Chicago at the Palace Theatre
The international tour of Chicago The Musical (King’s Theatre, Glasgow).
Image courtesy of Tristram Kenton.

Get your jazz hands at the ready because Chicago boasts some phenomenal musical numbers. Created by the musical talents of John Kander, Fred Ebb and the legendary choreographer Bob Fosse, the score includes ‘Razzle Dazzle’, ‘Cell Block Tango’ and of course, ‘All That Jazz’.

We’re awaiting further details on the casting but we’ll bring you an update as soon as we know.

Chicago at Palace Theatre, Manchester 4 — 9 November 2024 Tickets from £15.00 Book now

Performances

Date
Time
Session Features
4 November 2024
7:30pm
5 November 2024
7:30pm
6 November 2024
7:30pm
7 November 2024
2:30pm
7 November 2024
7:30pm
8 November 2024
7:30pm
9 November 2024
2:30pm
9 November 2024
7:30pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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