Alexandra Burke, whose West End credits include The Bodyguard, Sister Act, and Chess, joins the West End cast of Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre beginning August 13.
Burke, who rose to fame in 2008 on ITV's The X Factor, steps into the role of Roxie Hart through October 14.
She joins Martin Kemp as Billy Flynn, Mazz Murray as Matron “Mama” Morton, Josefina Gabrielle as Velma Kelly, and Paul Rider as Amos Hart. (Kemp is scheduled to stay in the London production through September 1.)
The London revival of Chicago is currently booking through January 5, 2019.
First Look at Michael Ball, Alexandra Burke, More in London Chess Revival
(Updated August 13, 2018)