Chicago Tour Resumes in August with Braxton, Harrison and Woods

News   Chicago Tour Resumes in August with Braxton, Harrison and Woods After a brief hiatus, the national tour of the Tony-winning revival of Chicago resumes in Tampa Aug. 3.
Brenda Braxton
Brenda Braxton

From Aug. 3-8, the Kander and Ebb musical will play the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, followed by stints in Colorado, Missouri and other venues in the United States and Canada. The company includes Bianca Marroquin as Roxie Hart, Brenda Braxton as Velma Kelly, Gregory Harrison as Billy Flynn, Carol Woods as Matron Mama Morton and Ray Bokhour as Amos Hart.

The first leg of the 2004-2005 Chicago tour follows:
Aug. 3-8 at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center in Tampa, FL
Aug. 10-15 at the Buell Theatre in Denver, CO
Aug. 17-22 at the Starlight Theatre in Kansas City, MO
Aug. 24-25 at the Centre in the Square in Kitchner, Ontario
Aug. 27-29 at the Hamilton Place in Hamilton, Ontario
Aug. 31-Sept 5 at the Marcus Center in Milwaukee, WI
Sept. 7-12 at the Palace Theatre in Columbus, OH
Sept. 14-19 at the Clowes Hall in Indianapolis, IN
Sept. 21-23 at the Aranoff Center in Cincinnati, OH
Oct. 5-10 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA
Oct. 12-17 at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center in Tulsa, OK
Oct. 26-31 at the Fox Cities Arts Center in Appleton, WI
Nov. 2-7 at the Wharton Center in East Lansing, MI
Nov. 9-21 at The Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis
Nov. 23-28 at the Civic Center in Des Moines, IA
Nov. 29-Dec. 5 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, KY
Dec. 7-19 at the Ordway Center in St Paul, MN

The national tour of Chicago is directed by Walter Bobbie. Produced by Barry and Fran Weissler, the musical features choreography re-created by Garry Chryst from Ann Reinking's Tony-winning work.

Chicago won the Tony for Best Revival of a Musical in 1997 as well as awards for actors Bebe Neuwirth and James Naughton, director Walter Bobbie, lighting designer Ken Billington and choreographer Ann Reinking. The original production was directed and choreographed by the late Bob Fosse.

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