Everything You Need to Know About Chicago at Capitol Theatre Sydne

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Don’t Miss Chicago The Musical at Capitol Theatre Sydney 2024

About Chicago The Musical

Murder, greed, exploitation, adultery, and corruption — Chicago The Musical, the multi-award-winning theatre spectacular, is coming to Capitol Theatre, Sydney.  This long running Broadway hit features Anthony Warlow as Billy Flynn, Zoë Ventoura as Velma Kelly, Lucy Maunder as Roxie Hart, Peter Rowsthorn as Amos Hart, and Asabi Goodman as Matron ‘Mama’ Morton. Chicago The Musical has won 6 Tony Awards®, 2 Olivier Awards, and a Grammy®. With a dazzling score including “All That Jazz” and “Razzle Dazzle,” Chicago Capitol Theatre is a must-see masterpiece praised as “sexy, pin-sharp and flawless” by the Sydney Morning Herald. Don’t miss the original and the best!


Enjoy the glitz, glamour, and jazz of 1920s Chicago. This iconic production, known for its stunning choreography, sizzling music, and captivating storyline, has been a Broadway sensation for decades. In Sydney, the show promises to deliver a top-tier theatrical experience, with dazzling performances.


With its sharp wit and sultry allure, Chicago The Musical continues to captivate audiences around the world, and Sydney’s rendition is no exception. The production features a talented cast and creative team dedicated to bringing this classic story to life with fresh energy and style. As the curtain rises, theatregoers will be transported to a world of corruption and crime, where the line between right and wrong is blurred by the lure of the spotlight. Chicago Capitol Theatre in Sydney is not just a performance; it’s an event that promises to leave audiences spellbound and eager for more.



Event:  Chicago The Musical


Venue: Capitol Theatre, Sydney


Dates: 9 June – 28 July 2024


Tickets: Purchase online at Ticketmaster. Book your ticket early to secure the best seats!


Accommodation: Make your night out at Chicago The Musical unforgettable with a Capitol Theatre Musical Package at Metro Hotel Marlow Sydney Central, or Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney. Our hotels are conveniently close to the theatre, making them the ideal choice for accommodation before or after the show. Metro Hotels has a variety of entertainment and theatre accommodation packages available.


Show Run Times: Approximately 2 hours & 30 minutes (includes one 20 minute interval).


About the Capitol Theatre

Sydney’s historic Capitol Theatre, the city’s oldest and grandest, has been hosting world-class musicals, theatre, and ballet for over 100 years. Designed in the 1920s by American theatre designer John Eberson in a flamboyant ‘atmospheric’ style, its 2000-seat auditorium continues to dazzle audiences. After a complete refurbishment in 1995, it features modern stage mechanics and restored facilities. The Capitol Theatre has recently showcased major musicals like Wicked, Mary Poppins, and The Lion King, as well as performances by The Australian Ballet, The Paris Opera Ballet, and Opera Australia, along with headline concerts.

Capitol Theatre Details

Address: 13 Campbell St, Haymarket NSW 2000

Email: capitol@ctm.com.au    Phone: (02) 9320 5000


Preparing for the Show

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Chicago intended for mature audiences?

Chicago is recommended for audiences aged 13 and over, and it is advised that is does contain some adult themes. All persons aged 16 and under must be accompanied and sit next to the accompanying adult. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a valid ticket.

What is the dress code at the Capitol Theatre?

There is no official dress code for Capitol Theatre however many people dress up for the theatre to make it a special occasion, but smart casual is fine as well.

Should I book tickets in advance?

Yes, you will need to purchase tickets in advance to see Chicago The Musical at Capitol Theatre.


Stay with Metro Hotels

Make your Chicago experience seamless by booking a stay with us at Metro Hotel Marlow Sydney Central, located opposite the theatre, or Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney, just a 10-minute stroll away. Our Capitol Theatre Packages includes comfortable accommodations and easy access to the theatre, ensuring a stress-free visit.

Enjoy exceptional value and a host of complimentary perks that will make your theatre getaway unforgettable.


Capitol Theatre Package at Metro Hotel Marlow Sydney Central:

  • Complimentary upgrade from a Deluxe to a Superior room
  • Hot buffet breakfast daily for 2 adults
  • Children (under 12yrs) stay & eat breakfast FREE in a Superior Double Double Room or One Bedroom Junior Suite
  • Late check out (12 noon)
  • Free WiFi
  • Bottle of wine in your room on arrival
  • Free cancellation up to 72 hours prior to arrival
  • Unlock additional savings with a Bonus 5% discount when you use Promo Code METRO123

Terms & conditions apply. Subject to availability. Please note that show tickets are not included in this package.


Capitol Theatre Musical Stay, at Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney:

  • Upgrade to an Executive Room (subject to availability)
  • Kids stay FREE (up to 12 years old using existing bedding)
  • Overnight secure car parking
  • Early check-in from 1pm
  • Late check-out at 12pm
  • Free cancellation up to 2pm, one day prior to arrival.
  • Unlock additional savings with a Bonus 5% discount when you use Promo Code METRO123

Terms & conditions apply. Subject to availability. Please note that show tickets are not included in this package.


Getting There

Capitol Theatre is located in Haymarket, Sydney and is easily accessible via public transport, taxi or car with ample parking nearby. Plan your journey by visiting the Sydney Transport Info website. Capitol Theatre is a five-minute walk from Central Station. Plan your trip by train. Parking is available at nearby Market City Car Park or Goulburn Street Parking Station. The Capitol Square car park next door to the theatre often reaches capacity and has limited parking spaces available.


Making the Most of Your Evening


Before or after the show, explore the vibrant neighbourhood surrounding the Capitol Theatre. From trendy cafes to fine dining restaurants, there’s something to suit every palate. If you have plenty of time before the show head down to Darling Harbour or nearby Chinatown, perfect for a pre-show stroll, with a huge variety of restaurants and bars.

If you are looking for something closer to the theatre head to Capitol Square where you’ll be spoilt for choice with a variety of dining options. Savour Asian culinary delights, Western dishes, and fusion cuisine. Enjoy bars and brasseries, fast food, and snacks. Experience casual Asian dining at authentic Japanese, Korean, or Thai restaurants, or enjoy a casual pub meal.

Other Things to Do

The bustling Haymarket and Chinatown areas offer a diverse array of activities for your pre or post theatre entertainment. From delectable 40 cent cream puffs to late-night karaoke bars, the district is renowned for its unique mix of food and drink options. Enjoy authentic Asian street food, trendy cocktail bars and cozy cafes, ensuring your culinary adventures can continue well into the night.


Beyond the food scene, Haymarket boasts a variety of entertainment options. Karaoke enthusiasts will find numerous venues to sing their hearts out, while those seeking a more laid-back evening can explore local bars and lounges offering craft beers, fine wines, and creative cocktails. The area’s nightlife is complemented by its rich cultural heritage, with events and festivals regularly held.



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