Chicago tickets are sure to be some of the hottest on the West End. Don't miss Cuba Gooding Jr in his West End debut!
The world’s longest-running American musical, the multi-award-winning CHICAGO, returns to London’s West End. Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. will make his UK stage debut starring as fast-talking lawyer Billy Flynn, he will be joined by stage veterans Sarah Soetaert as Roxie Hart, Josefina Gabrielle as Velma Kelly, and Ruthie Henshall playing Mama Morton.
Roxy Hart has always wanted to be a star but can’t quite seem to catch a break. Things seem poised to change when she is arrested for the murder of her lover. Roxy decided to become the media’s new darling and begins vying for the spotlight, and the attention of their lawyer Billy Flynn played by Cuba Gooding Jr., with her idol, nightclub performer and accused double-murderess Velma Kelly.
Chicago has won 6 Tony Awards, 2 Olivier Awards and a Grammy as well as spawning a Best Picture Academy Award-winning film adaptation. Bob Fosse who, along with Fred Ebb, wrote the book originally choreographed and directed the show. Fosse’s unmistakable style is still evident in the Ann Reinking’s new choreography.
Chicago features numerous toe-tapping, crowd-pleasing numbers including All That Jazz, Cell Block Tango, When You’re Good to Momma, and Razzle Dazzle. Come enjoy flash and pop of this 21 year old show as it comes to the Phoenix Theatre after more than 5 years away from London’s West End. Casting for CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre is to be announced.
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‘A real pleasure to have the old razzle-dazzle back in town’ Evening Standard
‘What a treat… the dancing is a wow’ Times
‘This is a show with just the right amount of razzle-dazzle’ Telegraph
‘Remains the great, smouldering show that first arrived in London from New York in 1997’ Metro
‘Winkingly tight’ Sunday Times