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The UBC Musical Theatre Troupe is proud to present a splendiferous production of – Chicago. Who said that murder’s not an art?

In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, 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 merry murderess, Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the “American Dream”: fame, fortune, and acquittal.=


Saturday, March 21 at 2:00 PM – Tango
Saturday, March 21 at 7:00 PM – Jazz
Sunday, March 22 at 2:00 PM – Jazz
Sunday, March 22 at 7:00 PM – Tango

The jazz cast stars Aimee Koristka as Velma Kelly.
The tango cast stars Emily Saint as Velma Kelly.


Norman Rothstein Theatre,
950 W 41st Ave, in the Jewish Community Centre


Early Bird Tickets: $15  [SOLD OUT]

Use the discount code EARLYBIRD, online only.
Offer will be valid for the first fifty general admission tickets.

General Admission: $25

Student Tickets: $23
Use discount code STUD20.
Must provide valid student ID upon entry.
Applicable to all students with valid student ID, not limited to UBC students.

Musical Theatre Troupe Club Member Tickets: $20
Use the discount code MTTJAZZ.
Must provide valid ID upon entry.


Some mild crude language or profanity.
Some adult themes and sexual content or innuendo.
Some staged intoxication.
Use of special effects, including flashing lights, gunshots or false weapons on stage.

Attitudes expressed by the characters within the musical do not reflect the views of the production team or UBC Musical Theatre Troupe. This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental.


UBC Musical Theatre Troupe’s performances of Chicago take place on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. The UBC Musical Theatre Troupe is grateful to be able to create art on this land.


Creative team recruitment took place in mid-October 2019.

Cast, band and crew recruitment took place in January 2020.

Rehearsals and Performances

Rehearsals began in January and will lead up to performances at the Norman Rothstein Theatre in March 2020.

Rehearsals typically occur on Tuesdays from 5 to 9pm, and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm.