“Chicago The Musical” makes a seven-show stop at The Venetian Theatre with supermodel and actress Christie Brinkley serving time as Roxie Hart. The show, set in the decadent Roaring ‘20s, tells the story of a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders her lover after he threatens to walk out. She hires Chicago’s slickest criminal lawyer to spin her crime into sensational headlines while attempting to get off the hook.
“Chicago’s” Great White Way bona fides are legendary. It first ran on Broadway in 1976 for nearly a thousand performances and was revived in 1996, garnering six Tony Awards. It holds the record as the longest-running revival in Broadway history. This national tour is directed by David Hyslop and choreographed by David Bushman.
Christie, who built her career as one of the world’s most successful supermodels, made her Broadway debut as Roxie in 2010, to critical acclaim. Following the Las Vegas engagement, she returns to the Broadway production for four weeks. Catch her while you can when she razzle-dazzles her way across stage in such numbers as “Funny Honey” and “Me and My Baby.” April 10-14 at 7:30 p.m., with additional matinees at 2 p.m. April 13 and 14. venetian.com
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