WaistWatchers The Musical! makes its Chicago premiere at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted St., beginning Sept. 13 for an open run, with a press opening Sept. 21.
Produced by Dana Matthow and featuring musical icon Martha Washknown for singing the powerful anthem 'It's Raining Men,' and "Everybody Dance Now" the musical takes a lighthearted and hilarious look at women dealing with their relationship to food, friendship and fitness, while celebrating the power of female friendship on the journey to self-acceptance.
In addition to Martha Wash starring as Connie ( Sept. 13-Oct. 28 ), the Chicago production will feature Sarah Godwin ( Cindy ), Seandrea E. Earls ( Cheryl ) and Katherine S. Barnes ( MC ). The creative team includes Matthew E. Silva ( director ), Alan Jacobson ( creator, book and lyrics ), Vince Di Mura ( music ) and Dani Tucci-Jurraga ( choreography ).
Tickets start at $45 each; visit WaistwatchersTheMusical.com or call the Royal George Theatre Box Office at 312-988-9000 .