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    Laura Tyrer joins cast of West End revival of Chicago with her audition to be broadcast on TV

    Following the misfortunate news that Denis van Outen was forced to pull out of Chicago due to an injury discovered at rehearsals, it has been announced today that the role of Velma Kelly will be filled by Laura Tyrer, who will join the West End production next week. Her audition for the part will also be broadcast on national television.

    Laura Tyrer joins cast of West End revival of Chicago with her audition to be broadcast on TV

    Pictured: The cast of Chicago put the dazzle in razzle-dazzle. Chicago tickets still remain among the most sought-after in London!


    Laura Tyrer is set to join the West End cast of Chicago on 24 September 2018.

    She will be starring alongside the previously announced multi-platinum-selling singer and actress Alexandra Burke as Roxie Hart, Duncan James as Billy Flynn, Mazz Murray as Mama Morton, and Paul Rider as Amos Hart.

    Tyrer’s previous stage credits include Matilda The Musical, Spamalot and Ruthless!. She won the part of Velma Kelly through an audition that will be aired on television as part of a new ITV series entitled The Big Audition, which was created by the producers of First Dates and features auditions completed in real-life.

    The West End revival of Kander and Ebb’s Chicago The Musical premiered earlier this year in March with its main billing star Cuba Gooding Jr, who played the role of the smooth-talking Billy Flynn before his departure from the show on 30 June 2018. The razzle-dazzle musical received its original London premiere in 1997 and ran for a spectacular 15 years.

    Chicago is now playing at the Phoenix Theatre and is booking until 5 January 2019.

    Don’t miss out on an all-star cast, now with Laura Tyrer as Velma Kelly! Book your West End Chicago tickets early and secure the best seats at the Pheonix Theatre at the best prices!


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