The thrash hit show, Chicago the Musical, is hitting London in what is sure to be a magical and riveting experience. The famous story is a satire on corruption of the administration of criminal justice and also what it means to be a celebrity criminal. Chicago the Musical has been on Broadway since 1975 with music, lyrics and book originally done by John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse and run for 936 performances. Little known, the musical is based on actual criminals and crimes reported on by Maurine Dallas Watkins.
Chicago the Musical London is currently being played at the Cambridge Theater.The theatre is located in the in the London Borough of Camden. It was built in 1929 and finished in 1930 and is noted for its elegant design, perfect for sassy Chicago the Musical cast. James Doherty is to play the role of Amos Hart – Roxie’s faithful and good-natured, but incredibly simple husband whom nobody pays attention to. Doherty is more known for his roles in various films, TV series and theatre productions. He featured in the Oscar nominated film In the Loop alongside Tom Hollander and James Gandolfini. Other famous roles include appearances on the TV hit Footballers Wives, EastEnders and the soon to be released film Deviation. He is certain to be a brilliant addition to the already fantastic cast of Chicago the Musical. Sarah Soetaert plays the bitter sweet Roxie Hart; a wannabe vaudevillian and murderess who kills her ex-boyfriend after finding out he is a liar and is sent to jail. She hires Billy Flynn to help prove her innocence as well as make a name for herself.
Fans and the curious should soon gather their West End Theatre tickets to witness Chicago the Musical songs, it will certainly entertaining, funny, and “All that Jazz”. Apart from the worthy cast and famously entertaining songs, the Chicago the Musical costumes are sexy and seductive enough to keep you glued to your seat. Chicago the musical is sure to Razzle Dazzle.