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Chicago UK tour announces casting

Casting has been revealed for the upcoming tour


Casting has been announced for the UK tour of Chicago.

Faye Brookes will play Roxie Hart, alongside Sinitta as Mama Morton, Divina DeCampo as Mary Sunshime, Djalenga Scott as Velma and Joel Montague as Amos Hart.

The tour is currently hoping to open in September, before visiting locations across the country until February 2022. Full details are to be revealed.

It follows Roxie, a woman who murders her lover but tries to escape the wrath of the law. The piece is the winner of six Tony Awards, and has played in 36 countries worldwide. Numbers include "Razzle Dazzle", "Cell Block Tango", and "All That Jazz".

The hit 1996 production of Kander and Ebb's iconic musical, choreographed by Ann Reinking in the style of Bob Fosse with direction by Walter Bobbie, ran in the West End recently at the Phoenix Theatre.

The cast will also include Ishmail Aaron, Michelle Andrews, Gabby Antrobus, Delycia Belgrave, Joel Benjamin, Tanisha-Mae Brown, Callum Fitzgerald, Emily Goodenough, Billie Hardy, Aaron Jenkins, Liam Marcellino, Theo Reece, Hollie Jane Stephens and Harrison Wilde.

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