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Spotlight on Broadway
There's never been a better time to experience Chicago, Broadway's razzle-dazzle smash. A sensational tale of sin, corruption and all that jazz, Chicago has everything you could want in a musical: knockout dancing, an edge-of-your-seat story, and one showstopper after another.
First Preview Date
October 23, 1996
Opening Date
November 14, 1996
Closing Date
Open ended
Show Run Time
2 hours and 30 minutes with 1 intermission
Tickets By Phone Regular Ticket Price Premium Ticket Price
(212) 239-6200 $49.50 - $147 $188 - $227

Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office. See Theatre Information for location and hours.

Current Week's Schedule

Mon Mar 2nd Tue Mar 3rd Wed Mar 4th Thu Mar 5th Fri Mar 6th Sat Mar 7th Sun Mar 8th
8:00 8:00 8:00 8:00 2:30 & 8:00 2:30 & 7:00
Additional Fees

Tickets purchased online and by phone are subject to a per-ticket service charge of $7.50 and a per order handling fee. Handling fees vary by how your tickets are delivered. Facility fees, where applicable, are included in the ticket price. Note: You can avoid on-line and telephone fees by purchasing your tickets in person at the show's box office.

Group Tickets

For groups of 10 or more, click here.

Rush Information

$36.50 - tickets available when the box office opens. Limit 2 tickets per customer. Not available for Saturday evenings.

Standing Room

$26.50, available at the Box Office, day of performance only when the performance is sold out.

Show Advisory

May be inappropriate for 12 and under. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.


Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway


Chicago, Illinois. The late 1920s.


Now's the time to catch Broadway's red-hot hit! This sensational tale of sin, corruption and all that jazz has everything that makes Broadway great: knockout dancing, a ripped-from-the-headlines story about fame and scandal and one show-stopping song after another. No wonder Chicago has been honored with six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammys® and thousands of standing ovations. And now, Chicago is the longest-running American musical in Broadway history!


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Music by John Kander. Book by Fred Ebb, Bob Fosse. Lyrics by Fred Ebb. Script adaptation by David Thompson. Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins.

Directed by Walter Bobbie. Choreographed in the style of Bob Fosse by Ann Reinking. Original choreography for "Hot Honey Rag" by Bob Fosse.

For full credits, view the show on IBDB.com

Ambassador Theatre

219 West 49th Street
Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

Box Office Hours

Monday through Saturday: 10 am to 8 pm Sunday: 12 pm to 6 pm (or until curtain when there is an evening performance)

Chicago on Tour

For more information regarding the tour, click here.

Upcoming Cities

Baltimore, MD USA
Mar 3 - Mar 8
Hippodrome Theatre
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London, ON Canada
Mar 10 - Mar 11
Budweiser Gardens

Richmond, VA USA
Mar 13 - Mar 15
Altria Theater
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Syracuse, NY USA
Mar 17 - Mar 19
Crouse-Hinds Theater - Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter

Albany, NY USA
Mar 20 - Mar 21
Palace Theatre - Albany
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Midland, TX USA
Mar 24
Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center
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Tempe, AZ USA
Mar 27 - Mar 29
ASU Gammage
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Wichita, KS USA
Mar 31 - Apr 2
Century II Concert Hall
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Fort Worth, TX USA
Apr 3 - Apr 4
Bass Performance Hall
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Thousand Oaks, CA USA
Apr 9 - Apr 12
Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
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Rapid City, SD USA
Apr 17 - Apr 18
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Fine Arts Theatre

Reno, NV USA
Apr 24 - Apr 26
Pioneer Center
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Please check back soon for more dates.

All performance dates and information subject to change.

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