Phoenix Theatre

Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0JP GB

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Chicago Tickets

based on 78 reviews

Phoenix Theatre

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Starring: Alexandra Burke , Denise Van Outen , Duncan James

Booking until: Saturday, 5 January 2019

Tickets from £20.00
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Performance Times
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14:30 14:30
19:30 19:30 19:30 19:30 19:30 19:30

Age restrictions

No under 16s permitted without adult.

Important Information

Contains overt references to sex and murder.

Booking until:
Saturday, 5 January 2019

Enjoy gritty, sensual Chicago, a glamorous tale of murder

Six Tony awards, two Olivier awards and a packed house for every performance make Chicago a runaway stage hit. Based on the true tale of Beulah Annan and Belva Gaertner, revealed by Chicago Tribune journalist Maurine Dallas Watkins and based on the subsequent book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, Chicago first hit Broadway in 1926. Cecil B DeMille directed a silent movie of the story in 1927 and Ginger Rogers starred in the 1942 film. After Maurine Dallas Watkins died, the story was finally turned into a musical… and the rest is history! Songwriters John Kander and Fred Ebb wrote the musical score, making Chicago one of the hottest shows on earth.

Chicago – The story

It’s the 1920s and two divas, Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart, are imprisoned on death row. One murdered her husband and sister, who were having an affair. The other killed her lover. The women hire the fiery lawyer Billy Flynn to influence the jury, get themselves acquitted and bring about a national media storm that’ll put them firmly on the road to stardom. But will it work out?

You’ll be captivated by this intricate, adult tale of adultery and death. It’s a compelling story of fame and fortune, set to a lively, thrilling jazz based score with sexy, sensuous choreography. Fans of black drama and feisty women will adore Chicago, whose slick, glamorous showmanship has audiences cheering Velma and Roxie along from start to finish, despite the fact that they’ve committed murder.

Chicago song list

You’ll recognise many if not all of the well-known tunes from Chicago, and they’ll have you dancing in your seats. Starting off with All That Jazz, Funny Honey and When You're Good to Mama join Cell Block Tango, All I Care About and A Little Bit of Good, the story is driven along by deliciously typical jazz based tunes like We Both Reached for the Gun, Roxie, I Can't Do It Alone and My Own Best Friend. Act two delivers I Know a Girl, Me and My Baby and Mr Cellophane. When Velma Takes the Stand, Razzle Dazzle and Class move the story to its dramatic conclusion, with Nowadays, and Hot Honey Rag heralding the unforgettable finale.

Chicago theatre tickets to suit every budget and occasion

Because it deals with adult themes, this show isn’t suitable for the under 12s. We provide a choice of Chicago tickets to suit every budget, with good availability. Book through us and you can choose your seats before you confirm your booking!

Martin Kemp is set to star in the West End production of Chicago, taking over from Cuba Gooding Jnr as Billy Flynn on 2nd July and will appear until 1st September.

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Press Reviews

'Still the hottest show in town' The Independent

'A sleek package of sex, murder, great songs and arch wit' Evening Standard

'The sharpest, slickest show on the block!' The Times

Customer Reviews

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based on 78 reviews

Must see - fab music and performances, loved it!!!

London Box Office customer


This was quite unusual, no hiding the band in a pit, they were dominant and a large part of the show. As for sets - there weren't any! It shouldn't have worked, but it absolutely did. Excellent cast, thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Great show. Great cast. Watchable all the way through. I have recently seen Dreamgirls and Strictly Ballroom. There is no comparison. In my view it proves the older shows are far better than any of the new ones

London Box Office customer

A must see

London Box Office customer

A definite must see

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Slightly disappointing but ok,

I was expecting a spectacular especially with such great music. Fell flat for some reason.

London Box Office customer

So glad I saw this musical!

London Box Office customer

Enjoyed the show and got upgraded which was fantastic thanks very much

London Box Office customer

Fantastic show

Chicago lived up to all my expectations. The acting, dancing and singing was superb. I have loved the songs and movie version for years and was slightly apprehensive it would not live up to my did not disappoint. Awesome night out

London Box Office customer

Well worth a watch

Great Music and a very good show. Well worth a visit.

London Box Office customer

A great story, well told!

Loved the show, especially the interaction with the band! Acting was brilliant, great to see Martin Kemp too. Seats comfortable but not much leg room (dress circle). Easy to collect the tickets from the box office 30mins before the show. Thanks for a fab night!

London Box Office customer

Was very good just a few things let it down

I really enjoyed it but after watching the film one too many times it just didn’t compare, it seemed in the beginning they just quickly whacked out alll the songs rather than going through the story I did however really enjoy it

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Wonderful. Best show ever seen.

The whole cast were great with a special mention to Martin Kemp (well done).

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London Box Office customer

Must see

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London Box Office customer

Raunchy, vibrant yet poignant

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Chicago in London is a killer

A bit disappointed that Cuba Gooding Jr wasn’t in the distribution any longer.

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London Box Office customer

First point I would like to say is, there was a big issue man who helped made the experience delightful. Usually when you go to purchase your tickets, the theatre staff are not around to guide you, however this man opened the doers, was kind enough to show the entrance. First impressions to me always count. The staff at the bar were very helpful, I appreciated the option to pre-order my drinks for the intermission break to avoid the que. This is my second visit to the Phoenix Theatre, the first was to watch Blood Brothers. On this occasion watching Chicago the seats were so incredibly cozy, I almost felt like I was watching the show in my sofa. I really enjoyed my visit, the actors put on an outstanding performance but I must give credit to the band who played for the audience entertainment for another five minutes after the performance had finished. This is the first time I can truly say I felt an overwhelming thrill from all involved in the production. A definite must see again.

London Box Office customer

Absorbing and entertaining

It had a comedy element, wonderful acting and lovely harmonies in the singing. Loved having a view of the orchestra

London Box Office customer

Wonderful music

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wonderful evening at Chicago

Great performance by all the actors and wonderful entertainment

London Box Office customer

Excellent music and acting

London Box Office customer

Even great without Cuba

We had great seats in the grand circle. The show was all round great. We turned up a little late but they still let us in which was kind. Once I got over the initial disappointment of finding out that Cuba GJ was not in the matinee show, I really enjoyed it. Make sure you know if the lead actor is in the show you have bought tickets for!

London Box Office customer

Absolutely loved show !

Long time since I had been to West End show but can not believe why I have left it so long because of this fantastic show.Daily Telegragh had given show and Cuba Holding Jnr's performance a very good review - 5 stars which is why I wanted to see it.5 star rating thoroughly deserved. a very good review - 5 stars

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Amazing !

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Enjoyable evening with family

Great dance performance, engaging music- everyone on the live orchestra doing their best

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Graet Show with no big stage

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Great music, great acting!

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Slick professional and hugely entertaining

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Enjoyable musical

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great show

I understood why Chicago is a classic: it is such an entertaining show! The cast was great and their singing and dancing were fantastic! Cuba Gooding Jr did not impress me that much, but the actress who played Roxxy killed it!

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Amazing show. Must see

This met our expectations and more. So glad we had the opportunity to see this show.

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Great show, very minimal stage set up but great performances by all the cast draws you in to the story.

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Do not recommend

Unfortunately the show disappointed deeply. Very childish performances at times. Singing and dancing very poor. Cuba Gooding Jr-not at his best. Costumes not existent, very boring. The stage does not change throughout, you are looking at the orchestra the whole evening. We left disappointed and ripped off.

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Enjoed every minute

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top class entertainment

sad to say this was its final performance after a 15 year london run and was my 9 visit. will be sadly misses by many.


The show is closing soon and it showed. the players seemed tired with it and the star replacment wooden. The male dancers looked good and were the best component of the evening


Excellent show


From start to finish Chicago is captivating vibrant sexy sassy and witty. The cast were amazing dance routines and lyrics spot on . A special mention for Robin Cousins aka Billy Flynn .... wow wow wow ! The Garrick a charming theatre staff friendly and helpful and the location perfect as was our night out !

Lovely time had by all.

Took my father for his 70th b'day whilst visiting from Australia. He loved it. Hubby didn't enjoy it but I thoroughly enjoyed the whole thing though perhaps would have liked a few more stage props for a little bit of scenery change.

2018 Preview: CHICAGO returns to the West End in March

27 Dec 2017

Chicago The Musical Hooray! From the end of March 2018 the West End is going to get a little sassier, more cynical and fierce with a revival of the celebrated 1996 Broadway production of CHICAGO by the song writing team behind CABARET, Kander and Ebb.

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Phoenix Theatre
Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0JP GB

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  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Member of Q-Park scheme
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair/scooter access

Theatre Info

  • Capacity: 1000
  • Year built: 1930

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