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April 12, 2018

The CHICAGO revival starring Cuba Gooding Jr. as Billy Flynn reopens in the West End at the Phoenix Theatre.

November 30, 2017
YouTube star and stage alum Todrick Hall returns to Broadway as Billy Flynn.

YouTube star and stage alum Todrick Hall returns to Broadway as Billy Flynn.

December 28, 2016
Spice Girl, Mel B, returns to Broadway as Roxie Hart

Spice Girl, Mel B, returns to Broadway as Roxie Hart

November 14, 2016

CHICAGO celebrates its 20th Anniversary on Broadway

October 17, 2016
Disney Channel star Veronica Dunne makes her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart

Disney Channel star Veronica Dunne makes her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart

July 20, 2016
Japan’s all-female Takarazuka <em>CHICAGO</em> plays the Lincoln Center Festival at the David H. Koch Theater.

Japan’s all-female Takarazuka CHICAGO plays the Lincoln Center Festival at the David H. Koch Theater.

January 11, 2016
Eddie George as Billy Flynn

Heisman Trophy Winner and NFL legend, Eddie George, takes over as Billy Flynn in his Broadway debut

November 22, 2015
Nene Leakes as Moma Morton

Real Housewives star, Nene Leakes, returns to Broadway as CHICAGO’s Matron “Mama” Morton

November 14, 2015

CHICAGO celebrates 19 years on Broadway!

November 2, 2015

Massan’s Charlotte Kate Fox takes over as Roxie Hart

September 21, 2015
Rumer Willis steps into Roxie Hart’s dancing shoes

Rumer Willis steps into Roxie Hart’s dancing shoes

June 1, 2015
Marco Zunino as Billy Flynn

Peruvian soap opera star, Marco Zunino, returns to the Broadway stage for a limited run as Billy Flynn

May 12, 2015

Composer John Kander is honored with The Broadway League’s Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award

April 28, 2015
Brandy Norwood as Roxie

Grammy Award Winner Brandy Norwood joins the cast as Roxie Hart

March 30, 2015
Paige Davis as Roxie

Paige Davis and Amra-Faye Wright return to the cast as Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly

February 2, 2015
Grammy Award Winner Jennifer Nettles and Broadway’s Carly Hughes join the cast as Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly

Grammy Award Winner Jennifer Nettles and Broadway’s Carly Hughes join the cast as Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly

December 1, 2014

CHICAGO passes Cats to become the second-longest running show in Broadway history

January 14, 2014
Having previously performed the roles of Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart, Bebe Neuwirth steps into her third role in <i>CHICAGO</i> as Matron “Mama” Morton

Having previously performed the roles of Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart, Bebe Neuwirth steps into her third role in CHICAGO as Matron “Mama” Morton

October 24, 2013

Two-time Tony Nominee Christopher Fitzgerald joins the cast as Amos Hart

October 21, 2013

Roz Ryan will break a longtime CHICAGO company record with the most performances of any leading actress in the show’s historic 17-year run

September 24, 2013

CHICAGO celebrates its 7,000th performance on Broadway

June 28, 2013

Wendy Williams, Queen of Daytime Talk TV, joins the cast

March 17, 2013

Two-time Olympic silver medalist and three-time world champion figure skater Elvis Stojko makes his Broadway debut as Billy Flynn

December 20, 2012

CHICAGO becomes third longest-running show on Broadway

November 14, 2012

CHICAGO celebrates its 16th year on Broadway!

November 5, 2012
Billy Ray Cyrus as Billy Flynn

Country music star Billy Ray Cyrus joins the cast

April 8, 2011

Christie Brinkley makes her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart

March 25, 2011

CHICAGO becomes the 5th longest-running show in Broadway history, with 5,960 performances

December 20, 2010

Bianca Marroquín returns to CHICAGO, reprising her role of Roxie Hart

November 14, 2010

CHICAGO begins first year of performances on the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

November 1, 2010

Fourth Spanish Language Company opens in Buenos Aires, Argentina

October 1, 2010

CHICAGO Touring Company plays the TIM Maslak Show Center in Istanbul, Turkey

August 12, 2010

Third Spanish Language Company tour of Spain commences in Bilbao, Spain

July 20, 2010
John Hurley as Billy Flynn

John O’Hurley returns to CHICAGO as Billy Flynn

July 2, 2010
Michael C. Hall stars as Billy Flynn

Michael C. Hall stars as Billy Flynn

June 9, 2010

Japanese Language Company transfers to The Akasaka ACT Theatre in Tokyo, Japan

June 4, 2010

Japanese Language Company re-opens at the Hyogo Performing Arts Center in Nishinomiya, Japan

May 20, 2010

Second Australian Company transfers to Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts (Lyric Theatre) in Hong Kong

April 26, 2010

Ruthie Henshall takes over as Roxie

April 16, 2010

Second Australian Company transfers to Esplanade Theatre in Singapore

April 15, 2010

Bianca Marroquín debuts on Broadway as Roxie Hart

March 29, 2010
Matthew Settle begins his Broadway run as Billy Flynn

Matthew Settle begins his Broadway run as Billy Flynn

March 6, 2010

Korean Language Company reopens at the Sori Arts Center in Jeon-Joo, South Korea

February 20, 2010

Second Australian Company transfers to the Burswood Theatre in Perth

February 8, 2010
Michelle Williams as Roxie

Michelle Williams begins her Broadway run as Roxie Hart

January 12, 2010

CHICAGO becomes the 6th longest-running show in Broadway history, with 5,462 performances

January 10, 2010

Korean Language Company reopens at the SeongNam Art Center Opera House in SeongNam, South Korea

November 30, 2009

Ashlee Simpson makes her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart

November 26, 2009

Third Spanish Language Company opens at the Coliseum Theatre in Madrid, Spain

November 15, 2009

Second Dutch Language Company (tour) opens at the Schouwburg Het Park theatre in Hoorn, The Netherlands

October 1, 2009

CHICAGO Touring Company plays The Akasaka ACT Theatre in Tokyo, Japan

June 5, 2009

Korean Language Company reopens at the SeongNam Art Center Opera House in SeongNam, South Korea

May 14, 2009

Second Australian Company transfers to Star City’s Lyric Theatre in Sydney, Australia

March 24, 2009

CHICAGO surpasses RENT to become the 7th longest-running show in Broadway history

March 22, 2009

Second Australian Company opens at the QPAC Lyric Theatre in Brisbane, Australia

February 12, 2009

CHICAGO Touring Company plays Muang Thai Rachadalai Theatre in Bangkok, Thailand

October 8, 2008

First Japanese Language Company to open in Tokyo, Japan

September 10, 2008

Danish Language Company reopens in Copenhagen, Denmark

July 11, 2008

Korean Language Company reopens in Seoul, South Korea

April 22, 2008

South African Company reopens in Cape Town, South Africa