Mon 4 Dec 2006
Chicago cast changes from 18 Dec 2006
Chicago cast changes from 18 Dec 2006:
Aoife Mulholland, one of the finalists of BBC1 television series “How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?”, will star as ‘Roxie Hart' and Annette McLaughlin will star as ‘Velma Kelly’ for her third season in the role.
Ian Kelsey will continue to star as (Billy Flynn), Julian Sims (Amos Hart) and Brenda Edwards as (Mama Morton).
Chicago, opened at the Adelphi Theatre 18 Nov 1997, following previews from 27 Oct 1997, ending at the Adelphi theatre on 22 April 2006. It re-opened at the Cambridge Theatre on 28 April 2006.
Chicago, is based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins, has a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb. Scenic design is by John Lee Beatty, costume design by William
Ivey Long, lighting by Ken Billington and sound by Rick Clarke. Musical supervision is by Rob Fisher and musical direction by Gareth Valentine. It is choreographed by Ann Reinking in the style of Bob Fosse and directed by Walter Bobbie.
The musical concerns Roxie, a chorus girl who has murdered her lover but manages to get acquitted with the help of sleazy lawyer.
Chicago is currently taking bookings to 6 Oct 2007