Stars of the Slammer

Anyone wanting to catch a performance of Chicago could head for the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End to watch bit-part TV actors gyrate their way through a slick, big-budget production. Or they could travel 40 minutes out of the city to Ashford, for a performance that's a little more intimate and a lot more surreal. Both shows aim for razzle-dazzle: bright lights, flashy costumes, sassy song-and-dance numbers. But only one of them has mandatory fingerprinting at the door, beefy guards keeping watch by the wings and five-centimeter-thick bars on all the windows. And it's not the show in the West...

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