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05 Nov

Todrick Hall may be a YouTube sensation, but he is also no stranger to Broadway, having played Billy Flynn in Chicago and Lola in Kinky Boots. Now he reprises the role of the slick, manipulative lawyer at the Phoenix Theatre from 19 November 2018 until 5 January 2019 when the show closes. That’s showbiz folks…

16 Oct

The West End‘s current Roxie Hart and Billy Flynn are proving popular, so Alexandra Burke and Duncan James have extended their stays in Chicago. In other news: Josefina Gabrielle returns to play Velma Kelly on 22 October 2018. And that’s showbiz...

20 Sep

There’s already plenty of pressure on a performer when looking out for the next West End role… but when Laura Tyrer tried out for the West End cast of Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre, it was also filmed for the brand new ITV series The Big Audition. Thank goodness it was a ‘Yes’ at the end of the day!

10 Sep

On the day that Denise Van Outen was due to start rehearsals as Velma Kelly in Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre, it was discovered that she had suffered a stress fracture in her heel. Her replacement will be announced shortly as will dates for Van Outen’s return to the show.

01 Sep

Having previously played Roxie Hart to critical acclaim, star of stage and screen Denise Van Outen is taking the stand as Velma opposite Alexandra Burke in Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre from 24 September 2018.

23 Aug

It’s a role Duncan James originally played in 2008 and now he is back in the courtroom (or Phoenix Theatre) joining Alexandra Burke, Josefina Gabrielle, Mazz Murray and Paul Rider in Chicago from 10 September 2018.

Do you prefer Alexandra Burke as Roxie Hart or Rachel Marron? You could see her as both over the coming months. After her West End turn in Chicago, which she started this week, she'll return to The Bodyguard, launching a new tour in December. WATCH these great videos of her embracing her inner murderess...

25 Jul

CHICAGO may be finishing at the West End's Phoenix Theatre in January, but it's not slowing down on the killer casting in its final months. Alexandra Burke will join to star as murderess Roxie Hart for a strictly limited season from 13 August 2018...

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree at the West End premiere of CHESS, starring Michael Ball, Alexandra Burke, Cedric Neal, Tim Howar, Cassidy Janson and Philip Browne at the London Coliseum (on 1 May 2018). Did Perry thank Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Tim Rice for the music at the after party?

24 Apr

The next year is an exciting and busy period for musical revivals, as some beloved shows return to the West End. Here are four of the biggest ones that guest blogger Nicole Ackman advises you to get booking now...

09 Apr

We've got more photos from the year's Olivier Awards. Check out these of your #StageFaves winners in the press room with their trophies and the people who presented them those trophies, care of photographer Pamela Raith.

26 Mar

Full cast details have been revealed for the star-studded London revival of Chess, the first West End production of Chess since 1986 – plus there’s a new rehearsal photo featuring the cast and creative team…

16 Feb

OFFICIAL! Michael Ball returns to the West End stage in the first revival in over 30 years of CHESS, and he's leading a top-notch cast at the London Coliseum that also includes Alexandra Burke, Cassidy Janson, Tim Howar and Superstar legend Murray Head...

The stars were out for a glitzy media night at ANNIE as the fabulous CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD joined the West End cast as Miss Hannigan. We’ve marked the occasion with 10 top ANNIE media night tweets!

03 Jun

Let's hear it for the ladies! We've got a plethora of wonderful shows on tour and in the West End which put brilliant women centre stage. Here, we take a look at some trailers for shows either currently or soon to be in the West End where fantastic actresses do what they do best - eight times a week.