Kelly Osbourne joins Chicago
| By London Theatre Direct
KELLY OSBOURNE TO MAKE HER LEGITIMATE STAGE DEBUT STARRING AS ‘MAMA MORTON IN THE SMASH HIT WEST END MUSICAL CHICAGO
Kelly Osbourne will make her legitimate stage debut starring as ‘Mama Morton’ in the smash hit West End musical CHICAGO at the Cambridge Theatre on Monday 10 September for a limited seven week season, finishing on 27 October.
At only 22 years old, Kelly Osbourne is an established international household name. Her television includes “Project Catwalk” for Sky TV, the Emmy Award winning series “The Osbournes”, the ITV2 three part documentary “Turning Japanese” and ITV’s “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here…NOW!”. As a recording artist, she has had a successful career in both Asia and Europe, with a UK chart Number 1 “Changes”. Kelly is an ambassador for The Prince’s Trust.
When Kelly Osbourne joins the cast, CHICAGO will also star Josefina Gabrielle as ‘Roxie Hart’, Annette McLaughlin as ‘Velma Kelly’ and Clive Rowe as ‘Amos Hart’.
The London production of CHICAGO celebrated its ninth anniversary on 18 November, when it had played 3,743 performances to an audience of over 4 million people. The smash hit West End musical CHICAGO transferred from the Adelphi Theatre to the Cambridge Theatre in April last year. The Cambridge Theatre was the London home of “CHICAGO”, when the first production of the show opened there on 10 April 1979, running for 603 performances. CHICAGO became the longest running production ever to play at the Adelphi Theatre on 17 October 2005, replacing the previous record holder “Me and My Girl”, which had run for 3,303 performances.