As official hotel partner of Chicago The Musical, the team at The Waldorf Hilton share a Chicago The Musical Themed guide to London.

How do you find the Razzle Dazzle in London?

Chicago The Musical is an award-winning show with six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards and a Grammy to its name. Returning to London after 6 years and now starring Academy Award-Winner Cuba Gooding Jnr in his West End stage debut, the sassiest and sophisticated Broadway musical in history is celebrating 21 years of standing ovations in style.

Written by John Kander and Fred Ebb (who also wrote the musicals Cabaret, Kiss of The Spider Woman and the film New York New York), Chicago is a searing story of fame, crime, celebrity and glamour as relevant today as in the 1920s when it’s set. Home to some of the best songs in any musical including All That Jazz, Razze Dazzle and The Cell Block Tango and has two of the feistiest women to ever feature on stage … Ladies and Gentleman Miss Roxie Heart and Miss Velma Kelly.

The Waldorf Hilton, London

The Waldorf Hilton is perfectly located to enjoy a theatre break in London, set in the heart of the West End. As the official hotel partner for the show, it’s just 10 minutes away from the beautifully restored Phoenix Theatre. For more inspiration on where else can you enjoy more razzle dazzle in London, here’s our pick of things to see and do…

Special Chicago Offer: Enjoy a complimentary glass of Champagne at the show (prohibition style) when you book a theatre break and tickets to Chicago directly with The Waldorf Hilton, London. Tickets are available directly from the hotel, quote ‘Fans of London Theatre’.

Call +44 207 836 2400 or Email to book


“There’s… jazz everywhere…”

Sip a Chicago cocktail in Good Godfrey’s at the historic Waldorf Hilton – home to hip flasks and refined madams

Storied and charming, Good Godfrey’s bar takes its name from the hotel’s original house band – Howard Godfrey and The Waldorfians. Just a 10 minutes away from the Phoenix Theatre, once inside you can order classic martinis, sours, fizzes and punchy aperitifs. Enjoy your drink against a backdrop of dark oak panelling and 1920s soundtrack and with Live jazz and gin tasting in the Good Godfrey’s Bar every Friday, it’s like a return back to Roxie and Velma’s gin slinging days.

Good Godfrey’s Bar and Lounge, The Waldorf Hilton hotel, Aldwych, London WC2B 4DD. Book a table on 0207 734 7276.

Don’t be a ‘Mister Cellophane’ or people will “walk right by you”

Get ahead and get a hat…head down to the official hatmaker for the show – Christys’ London, 23 St Christopher’s Place, Marylebone, London W1U 1NR.

Chose from one of their Bowler hats to dress the part as one of Roxie’s … ahem, Boys! Or grab yourself a Fedora if you’re looking for some Billy Flynn style charm and sophistication … You can get the exact same ones that are used in Chicago The Musical!

Stay close to the performance

Recommended hotels within minutes walk from Chicago are The Waldorf Hilton, The Trafalgar St. James and DoubleTree by Hilton London West End.

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