Chicago the Musical in New York, NY

Ambassador Theatre 219 West 49th StreetNew York, NY 10019
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Overview

The longest-running American musical on Broadway, and winner of multiple prestigious awards, “Chicago” is a 1920s-inspired show that features themes of greed, murder, manipulation, and fame. The legendary musical showcases two rival prison inmates whose money-hungry lawyer turns their incarcerations into a circus of sorts, complete with big jazz numbers, catchy songs, and a scandalously fun plot.

up to 2.5 hrs

Good To Know

  • Show is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes (1 intermission).
  • Appropriate for ages 13 years and up.
  • In-house bar and concession stands.
  • Absolutely no recording devices are allowed in the theatre, including still cameras.
  • Orchestra is interactive part of stage.
  • Story is a satire on corruption and the celebrity criminal.
  • Featured songs include "All That Jazz," "Cell Block Tango," and "Razzle Dazzle."
  • Wheelchair seating is located in the Orchestra section only. Accessing the Mezzanine section requires 2 flights of stairs up 38 steps.

Description

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A true New York City institution, Chicago has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. No wonder Chicago has been honored with six Tony Awards®, 2 Olivier Awards, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations.

It’s also no surprise that Chicago has wowed audiences all around the world, from Mexico City to Moscow, São Paulo to South Africa, since 1996.

Whether you’re looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you’ve seen the Academy Award®-winning film and want to experience the show live onstage, or whether you’ve seen it before and want to recapture the magic, Chicago always delivers.

This show is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including a 15-minute intermission. Appropriate for ages 13 years and up. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Chicago

Where is the theater located?

Chicago is performed at the Ambassador Theatre located at 219 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019.

How long is the show?

The show is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes long with a 20-minute intermission.

Is the Ambassador Theatre wheelchair accessible?

Yes. Wheelchair seating is available in the orchestra section only.

Can I bring my camera to the theater?

Absolutely no photography or video is allowed inside the theater.

When should I arrive for my show?

The theater doors open approximately 45 minutes before the show. It is recommended that audiences arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the show beginning to find their seats, browse the available show merchandise, and settle in before showtime.

Is this show appropriate for children?

The show is recommended for children ages 13 and up due to the mature material performed throughout the show.

Are concessions available for purchase within the theater?

Yes. Soft drinks, water, cocktails, candy, and show merchandise (no food) are available for purchase at the Ambassador Theatre. No outside food or drink is allowed into the theater.