It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
Chicago cast changes
Sue Kelvin has returned to the role of 'Mama Morton'; Matthew Lloyd Davies takes over the role of 'Amos Hart' from 2 April, and at the same time T Solomon takes over the role of 'Mary Sunshine'.
As previously announced, Australian recording artist Tina Arena is to play 'Roxie Hart' from 2 April 2007 to 5 May 2007. Tony Hadley extends his stay as 'Billy Flynn' to 14 April and Annette McLaughlin continues in the role of 'Velma Kelly' until 5 May.
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, where it is currently taking bookings to 6 Oct 2007
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.