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Todrick Hall joins the cast of CHICAGO
Todrick Hall joins the cast of CHICAGO
Now Celebrating 21 Years - Broadway’s Tony Award-Winning, Record-Breaking Hit Musical
Welcomes YouTube Sensation & Broadway Star
As “Billy Flynn”
October 16 – 21, 2018 at Detroit’s Fisher Theatre
DETROIT, MI, October 4, 2018 – The Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome YouTube sensation and Broadway star Todrick Hall in the role of “Billy Flynn” for one week only, October 16-21 at Detroit’s Fisher Theatre.
Todrick Hall is a singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, choreographer, producer, “American Idol” finalist, star of his own MTV show and viral YouTube sensation (2.9M subscribers, 600M views). Hall released his first visual album, Straight Outta Oz, which debuted as the #2 pop album and Forbidden which debuted as the #1 pop album. Broadway: Chicago, The Color Purple, Memphis, Kinky Boots. Hall is a recurring judge and resident choreographer on “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” choreographed videos for Beyoncé; written and starred in the Virgin America safety video, was featured in Taylor Swift’s record breaking music video. Hall can be seen on other television shows such as: Queer Eye, Dear White People, Bring It, Dance Moms, Catfish, Bob’s Burgers, Muppet Babies and is the star of the documentary “Behind the Curtain” on Netflix.
Chicago also currently stars Dylis Croman as Roxie Hart, Terra C. MacLeod as Velma Kelly, Paul Vogt as Amos Hart, Jennifer Fouché as Matron “Mama” Morton and D. Ratell as Mary Sunshine.
With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, Chicago is now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history.
Produced by Barry and Fran Weissler, CHICAGO is the winner of six 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording.
The national tour is directed by Walter Bobbie and choreographed by David Bushman. Ann Reinking is the original choreographer in the style of Bob Fosse. CHICAGO features set design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by William Ivey Long, lighting design by Ken Billington and sound design by Scott Lehrer. The production also features orchestrations by Ralph Burns, supervising music direction by Rob Fisher.
Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who 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.
Performance times for CHICAGO appearing October 16-21, 2018 at the Fisher Theatre, located at 3011 West Grand Blvd., in Detroit are:
• Tuesday through Saturday evening performances at 8:00 p.m.
• Sunday evening performance at 7:30 p.m.
• Saturday & Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m.
• Special open captioned performance on Friday, October 19 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets for CHICAGO start at $39 (includes facility and parking fees) and are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com, and by phone at 800-982-2787. Tickets can also be purchased at the Fisher Theatre box office. A limited number of premium seats will be available through Ticketmaster and at the Fisher Theatre box office. For group sales (10 or more) please call 313-871-1132 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets for the open captioned performance may be purchased in person at The Fisher Theatre box office or by phone at 313-872-1000, ext. 0. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice.
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