Rock jukebox musical Rock of Ages could be returning to the London stage soon.
Last week, the production shared a video teasing the show’s return with the ta...
Tina Arena - Roxie Hart in Chicago from 2 April 2007
Tina Arena, made her West End stage debut in the musical "Notre Dame de Paris" at the Dominion Theatre in 2000. As a recording artist her songs include "Chains" and "Burn". She also collaborated on the "Mask of Zorrro" soundtrack ("Spend My Lifetime Loving You").
Chicago currently stars “How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?” finalist Aoife Mulholland as ‘Roxie Hart’, Annette McLaughlin as ‘Velma Kelly’, Tony Hadley as ‘Billy Flynn’, Julian Sims as ‘Amos Hart’ and Brenda Edwards as ‘Mama Morton’.
The London production of Chicago celebrated its ninth anniversary on 18 November 2006, when it had played 3,743 performances to an audience of over 4 million people.
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.