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CHICAGO - THE MUSICAL

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"The musical, considered too dark when it failed in 1975, today seems right in keeping with hard-learned cynicism about the American justice system."

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Number of Reviews: 35
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37 of 50 people found the following review helpful:
Great night being seated and sitting.,
Nov 28, 2006
reviewer: from Williamsport, PA
The show was excellent but I was as impressed by the usher who assisted an elderly women find a seat that did not require her to climb three difficult flights of stairs. Who expects any one to make an extra effort and provide consideration? Bravo the show and bravo the staff.
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43 of 56 people found the following review helpful:
Awesome,
Aug 13, 2006
reviewer: from Hull,East Yorkshire,England.
WE have just visited to New York to celebrate my wifes 50th birthday on August 10th `06.To finish the day off we went to see Chicago, what more can we say? Brilliant cast,superb music,overall a fantastic performance.A perfect end to the day.(Our advice,go and see it if you get the chance)Many thanks to all the cast.
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35 of 48 people found the following review helpful:
Roxie oddly miscast,
Jul 11, 2006
reviewer: from Virginia
I have to agree with the previous reviewer from San Diego that Rita Wilson's turn as Roxie was less than exciting. I know today that 40 is the "new 20" and while Rita Wilson is a lovely woman, I thought she was indeed much too old for the role of a young, fame-hungry dancer...oh, where was the dancing??? Nearly everyone else on stage danced incredibly, but Roxie barely moved. Her voice was lovely, but she delivered all of her lines with a kind of silly smile--she was elegant and poised, even when trying to come across as vulgar. During the intermission we overheard nearly everyone around us talking about the same things: "She isn't dancing! Isn't she too old for this part?" Loved the small, intimate venue but was sorely disappointed in this latest run of what should be a dazzling show...but the lead fell flat.
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38 of 50 people found the following review helpful:
Fantastic!,
Jul 11, 2006
reviewer: from Orlando, FL USA
I saw this show last Friday. I have seen quite a few Broadway productions and found this cast to be outstanding. The energy and stage presence of the performers was great. Rita Wilson does a great job as Roxie, especially for her Broadway debut!
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38 of 51 people found the following review helpful:
Very Entertaining,
Jul 11, 2006
reviewer: from Denver, CO
Rita Wilson may be among the lesser talented people on the stage but, she nonetheless make the whole thing work. She sings well and, her stage presence is electrifying.
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