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

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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

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: Further Casting for Chicago Announced

Further casting has been announced for Chicago the musical’s return to the West End.  Joining the previously announced Oscar winner, Cuba Gooding Jr as Billy Flynn will be Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall when the musical returns to the West End stage at the Phoenix Theatre from the 26th March. Sarah Soetaert will be recreating the… 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

NEWS: Chicago to Return to the West End

The American musical will return to the West End  following a five and half year absence.  Following a successful UK and International tour, it has been announced that Chicago will play at the Phoenix Theatre from the 26th March 2018, with tickets going on sale from the 20th December. Featuring a book by Fred Ebb and… Read More