Chicago will be staging Elton and Tim Rice's Aida. The show debuts at Chicago's Palace Theater on December 9, 1999. It moves to New York on April 6, 2000.
This new version of the musical - a bit different from the first staging in Atlanta in 1998 - directed by Robert Falls, will again star Heather Headley as Aida.
Chicago tickets go on sale June 4, 1999 at the Palace Theatre 151 West Randolph Street with withprices ranging from $32.50 to $75. The first 100 ticket buyers get a free copy of the CD.