REVIEW: Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

The classic musical is sharp and sassy as ever but a few of the characterisations could be better defined.  Chicago is a musical that seems to have it all: a strong and catchy soundtrack, sharp and sassy characters, choreography that is as sexy as ever and with an interesting backstory on which it is based.… Read More

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Review Round Up: Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

Cuba Gooding Jr and Ruthie Henshall help to bring the razzle dazzle of Kander and Ebb’s musical back to the West End – but what have critics made of Chicago’s return to the West End?  The Guardian: *** “while it is done with great professional skill, it is beginning to resemble an animated corpse.” The Telegraph:… Read More

Five Reasons to See…Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

With previews beginning next week, Love London Love Culture attended the musical’s launch to celebrate its return to London. Here’s why we think that you should pop along to the Phoenix Theatre… 1. Ruthie Henshall as Mama Morton: having previously played both Roxie and Velma in the show, Henshall returns to the musical to play Mama… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast Announced for Chicago’s Return to the West End

The full casting for Chicago has been announced ahead of the production’s first performance on the 26th March at the Phoenix Theatre.  Joining the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr as Billy Flynn, Josefina Gabrielle, Sarah Soetaert and Ruthie Henshall will be Paul Rider as Amos Hart. Paul Rider has previously played Amos in the West End at… Read More

NEWS: Cuba Gooding Jr to Star in Chicago

It has been announced that the Oscar winner will be making his  British stage and musical debut in the award winning musical, playing at the Phoenix Theatre from the 26th March.  Best known for his roles in films such as A Few Good Men, Pearl Harbor and Selma, Cuba Gooding Jr will join the cast of the London… Read More