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Chicago: Kelly Osbourne as Mama Morton, Clive Rowe returns to play Amos Hart
Chicago: Kelly Osbourne as ‘Mama Morton’
Clive Rowe returns to play ‘Amos Hart’.
The show will continue to feature Josefina Gabrielle (Roxie Hart), Annette McLaughlin (Velma Kelly).
At only 22 years old, Kelly Osbourne (daughter of Ozzy Osbourne and his wife, Sharon) is an established household name. Her TV work includes the series “The Osbournes”, “Project Catwalk” on SKYONE, ITV2 three-part documentary “Turning Japanese” and ITV’s “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here…NOW!”. She is also a recording artist, with a UK chart Number 1 “Changes”.
Clive Rowe played the part of ‘Amos Hart’ in 2002, when the show was at the Adelphi Theatre. His most recent London theatre credits include: "Into the Woods" at the Linbury Studio in 2007; "Caroline, or Change" at the Lyttelton, NT in 2006; "As You Like It" at the Wyndham's in 2005; "Simply Heavenly" at the Trafalgar Studios in 2004/05 and at the Young Vic in 2003.
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 booking to 26 July 2008 at the Cambridge Theatre