Chicago!

14 Sep

Tacoma Musical Playhouse opens its 19th season of award-winning musical theater with the long-awaited, much-anticipated production of Chicago!

The award-winning Kander & Ebb musical will finally be presented as only TMP can. In Roaring Twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart (played alternately by TMP’s Kristin Burch & Lauren Nance) murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband to take the rap… until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row Roxie and another murderess, Velma Kelly (Candi Hall), join forces in search of the “American Dream”: fame, fortune and acquittal. This sharp-edged satire features a dazzling score that sparked immortal staging by Bob Fosse.

TMP is hosting a free preview presentation, Behind the Curtain! at TMP on Sunday, September 23 at 7 pm where you can learn more about the show and the production.

Who: Tacoma Musical Playhouse
What: Chicago!
Where: Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 6th Avenue
When: September 28 – October 21, 2012. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, Sundays at 2 pm, and Saturday Matinees at 2 pm on October 6th, 13th and 20th
Tickets: $29 adults; $27 seniors/students/military. $20 student rush available opening weekend;  group rate available for groups of 10 or more. All seating is reserved; advance purchase is strongly recommended. Not recommended for youth under age 13.
Contact: For tickets or more information, please visit www.tmp.org or call the TMP Box Office at 253-565-6867.

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Looking ahead, here’s info on TMP’s 2012-13 season:

TMP Mainstage
Chicago – September 28 – October 21, 2012
The Sound of Music – November 23 – December 16, 2012
The Musical of Musicals (The Musical) – January 18 – February 10, 2013
Legally Blonde – April 5 – 28, 2013
9 to 5: The Musical – May 17 – June 9, 2013
Ragtime, The Musical – July 5 – 28, 2013

All shows are on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm, Sundays at 2:00 pm. Saturday at 2:00 pm final two weekends of each show or as advertised

Tacoma Children’s Musical Theater at TMP
These performances are Saturdays at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm, Sundays at 2:00 pm. Mid-week School Group Matinee performances as scheduled.

Alexander & The Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day – November 3 – 11, 2012
The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley – February 16 – 26, 2013
Freckleface Strawberry – March 9 – 19, 2013

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