The Bodyguard’s Alexandra Burke Joins London Revival of Chicago August 13

London News   The Bodyguard’s Alexandra Burke Joins London Revival of Chicago August 13
 
Burke steps into the role of Roxie Hart.
Alexandra Burke
Alexandra Burke

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.)

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Chicago, which is based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins, has a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb.

The London revival of Chicago is currently booking through January 5, 2019.

(Updated August 13, 2018)

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