NEWS: RuPaul’s Drag Race Star Todrick Hall

It has been confirmed that the star of RuPaul’s Drag Race, American Idol and YouTube will join the London production of Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre.  Joining the cast of Chicago from the 19th November, Todrick Hall will play the smooth talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the production. He will be joining  Sarah Soetaert as Roxie… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for UK and Irish Premiere of Come From Away

Casting for the production which plays at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin from the 6th December until the 19th January before arriving at London’s Phoenix Theatre at the end of January has been confirmed.  The cast for the UK and Irish premieres of the musical is set to see Jenna Boyd (Beulah and others), Nathanael Campbell (Bob and others), Clive… Read More

REVIEW: Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

Thanks to the strong casting, there seems to be a new lease of life in this classic production of Ebb and Kander’s musical.  The success of any production of Chicago relies on two things: a great sounding orchestra who make the most of every note of the music and a strong and charismatic cast to… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Show Deals of the Week: Sunday 23rd September

In need of cheering up and something to look forward to? Love London Love Culture has selected five best theatre ticket deals on offer when you book through LLLC…. 1. Chicago, Phoenix Theatre: save up to 50% on tickets to the current West End run of this immensely popular musical, now starring Alexandra Burke and Duncan… Read More

NEWS: Duncan James Joins West End Production of Chicago

It has been confirmed the actor and singer will be joining the cast of the West End production of Chicago from the 10th September.  From the 10th September, Duncan James will be joining the cast to play Billy Flynn in the musical, a role he last played in 2008. He joins Alexandra Burke as Roxie Hart,… Read More

NEWS: Alexandra Burke to Join the Cast of Chicago

It has been announced the singer will join the cast of the musical to play Roxie Hart from the 16th August.  Joining current cast members Martin Kemp as Billy Flynn (until the 1st September), Mazz Murray as Mama Morton, Josefina Gabrielle as Velma Kelly and Paul Rider as Amos Hart, Alexandra burke will be playing the… Read More

NEWS: Martin Kemp to Star in Chicago

It has been announced that Martin Kemp will star as Billy Flynn in Chicago the musical at the Phoenix Theatre for a limited season from the 2nd July.  The Spandau Ballet star will play the smooth talking lawyer Billy Flynn at London’s Phoenix Theatre for a limited season from the 2nd July until the 1st September.… Read More

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

Shows Opening…April 2018

As we speed towards the end of the month, here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in April…  1. Strictly Ballroom, Piccadilly Theatre: Drew McOnie’s production opens for previews on the 29th March, officially opening on the 24th April. Based on the hit film, the cast is led by Jonny… 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