‘Chicago’ bow takes L.A. by storm

HOLLYWOOD — The Windy City and the City of Angels met last week, as the hit Broadway revival of “Chicago” came to town. The touring company of the musical opened at the Music Center’s Ahmanson Theater before an appreciative and celeb-peppered crowd that included the show’s producers, Barry and Fran Weissler, Ahmanson artistic director Gordon Davidson and stars including Lauren Holly, Jacqueline Bisset, James Coburn, Sharon Lawrence and Joely Fisher.

Later, the show’s cast, including Charlotte d’Amboise, Brent Barrett and Jasmine Guy, joined preemgoers for an opening night fete at the Mondrian Hotel.

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