Two reviews of a revival currently playing in Boston.
From Jenna Scherer in the Herald:
‘Chicago’ razzle-dazzles fans at the ColonialMore from the Herald
Though it’s been running on Broadway for 12 years and counting and has spawned an excellent movie adaptation, Walter Bobbie’s production of “Chicago” continues to wow. ...
Like many touring productions, this “Chicago” comes with its requisite celebrity casting. This time it’s [Tom] Wopat, of “Dukes of Hazzard” fame. Fortunately, this B-lister has actual stage experience up his sleeve. While he lacks the polish Billy Flynn ought to have, he’s got the lawyerly sleaze down.
From Louise Kennedy in the Globe:
In 'Chicago,' corruption with a kickMore from the Globe
More than a decade after its triumphant revival, with umpteen national tours and international companies still going strong, "Chicago," that deliciously cynical musical, proves in its current stop at the Colonial Theatre that it's virtually incorruptible.