Razzle, dazzle: Cider Mill shines in new production of ‘Chicago’

Reviewed by George Basler

You don’t have to be a cynic to like Chicago, but it sure helps.

There’s not an ounce of sentiment in the new production of the acclaimed musical now being staged at the Cider Mill Playhouse inĀ Endicott, and that’s the way it should be, because Chicago is one of the most caustic shows ever to be a hit on Broadwway. The musical’s world is one in which innocence gets crushed, goodness is for saps and corruption wins the day. Don’t look for “heart” because none of the main characters have one, even though the main character is named Roxie Hart. Read the rest of this entry »

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