Chicago on Broadway received yet another upgrade to its cast – Tony and Grammy-winning actress Jennifer Holliday will reprise her role as prison Matron Mama Morton.
Jennifer Holliday to return to Chicago on Broadway
This is not Jennifer Holliday’s first time in Chicago on Broadway. She has a limited spell with the sow in the summer of 2001.
Holliday is best known for playing Effie White on Broadway’s Dreamgirls, notably singing “And I Am Telling You, I’m Not Going” and winning a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. In 2016, Holiday starred as Sugar Avery in The Purple on Broadway. To date, Holiday has released seven albums and played five top 10 singles.
The Chicago cast alongside Holliday includes Emma Pittman as Roxie Hart, playing the role from June 6 – 19. Lana Gordon plays Velma Kelly, with Ryan Silverman as Billy Flynn, Raymond Bokhour as Amos Hart, and Ryan Lowe as Mary Sunshine.
The Ambassador Theatre
The Ambassador has been the home of Chicago since the show returned to Broadway in 2003. It has a seating capacity of 1125 and is located at 219 West 49th Street.
A wheelchair-accessible unisex restroom is located on the ground floor of the theater.
Tickets for Chicago on Broadway
Chicago is in high demand, even after all those years on stage. Most resellers provide tickets and here are the best options.
Telecharge has tickets starting at $152.25, including fees. Although not the lowest price on the list, Telecharge has a good amount of tickets in their inventory.
Seat Geek – tickets start at $145, including fees. Their inventory is similar to that of Telecharge.
Broadway Pass provides a great number of tickets, starting at $119 – the cheapest on our list.