CHICAGO has the distinction of being the fourth longest-running production in Broadway history...
Worcester, MA (PRWEB) October 16, 2012
CHICAGO, generously sponsored by UniBank, returns to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester and its pure entertainment! CHICAGO which opened to rave reviews on November 14th, 1996, now has the distinction of being the fourth longest-running production in Broadway history, and... shows no sign of ever slowing down! Back by popular demand, CHICAGO returns to The Hanover Theatre for two performances, October 23-24 at 8pm.
John O’Hurley (Billy Flynn) the award-winning actor is best known as "J. Peterman" on "Seinfeld," which is now the #1 syndicated series in the world in 85 countries. He danced his way into the hearts of America as the ultimate champion of the highly rated ABC show “Dancing with the Stars,” starred on Broadway in CHICAGO, as the male lead “Billy Flynn” and starred in a two-year stint as the head of the Round Table, King Arthur, in Eric Idle’s hilarious musical comedy “Monty Python’s Spamalot” in Las Vegas. On the small screen he can be seen weekly on the popular syndicated show “Family Feud.”
As a follow-up to his Billboard chart topping CD "Peace of Our Minds" (which was the first independently produced CD to ever reach #13 on the Billboard Music charts), O’Hurley recently released "Secrets from the Lake," a collaboration of his piano compositions with cellist Marston Smith.
About Chicago the Musical
Murder. Greed. Corruption. Violence. Exploitation. Adultery. Treachery. Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, CHICAGO is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, by hiring Chicago’s slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which might just as easily be ripped from today’s tabloids.
With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, CHICAGO is the winner of six 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording.
Tickets to CHICAGO are $38, $53, $63 and $68* with a 10% discount available for members, groups of 10 or more, corporate partners, kids, students and WOO Card holders. Tickets are available online at TheHanoverTheatre.org, by phone at 877.571.SHOW (7469) or at The Hanover Theatre Box Office located at 2 Southbridge Street in downtown Worcester.
Visit http://www.ChicagoTheMusical.com for more information.
About The Hanover Theatre
The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, located in downtown Worcester, New England’s second largest city, is recognized by Pollstar as one of the Top 50 Theatres in the World. After undergoing many name changes and renovations over the decades since its 1926 birth, The Hanover Theatre reopened in March 2008 following a $32 million historic restoration. Since then, the theatre has established its place as a rich entertainment and cultural venue, winning numerous awards, including The National Trust for Historic Preservation Award in 2010. Now in its fifth season, The Hanover Theatre continues to expose over 170,000 annual patrons to world-class entertainment in the form of Broadway, concerts, comedians and much more. For more information, visit TheHanoverTheatre.org. Worcester Center for the Performing Arts, a registered not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, owns and operates The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
*Single ticket prices subject to change