Chicago is set in a women’s prison in 1926. An era of Jazz and the ‘Celebrity Criminal’, an age when murder could make you a star. That is only if you can avoid the hangman’s noose of course. After all “He had it coming, he only had himself to blame”….
Victoria Discovers was invited to the Melbourne opening performance which was filled with “Razzle Dazzle” and “All That Jazz”
Natalie Bassingthwaighte (Roxie Hart) and Alinta Chidzey (Velma Kelly) give sensational performances in the fight for ‘Top Dog’. Both showcasing their huge range of dance, vocals and chemistry. Casey Donovan’s (Matron “Mama” Morton) legendary powerful voice did not disappoint as she continually blew away the audience every time she opened her mouth.
While Melbourne’s own superstar Jason Donovan returns home to take on the role of Billy Flynn. Our local boy recaptures the hearts of all of his adoring neighbours.
Playing at State Theatre – Arts Centre Melbourne only until 23rd February. John Frost and Suzanne Jones have produced this sensational Australian touring production, which has already seen sell out seasons in Sydney and Brisbane. The fast paced, raw, sexy, high energy, jazz filled show is certain to sell out in Melbourne aswell. Victoria Discovers strongly urges everyone to purchases tickets quickly to avoid disappointment. After all “All we care about is LOVE”.
Images supplied by Matt Crockett and Peter Brew Bevan.