Mazz Murray joins the cast of Chicago

Mazz Murray joins the cast of Chicago

Posted On: Jun 26, 2018
By Parissima Darabiha
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    Mazz Murray will take over the role of Mama Morton in the West End revival of Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre. She will be joining Martin Kemp, who will soon take over the role of Billy Flynn, Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Paul Rider.

    Martin Kemp is due to stay in the production until 2 September 2018 and Sarah SoetaertJosefina Gabrielle, Mazz Murray and Paul Rider are due to stay until 11 August 2018. 

    Mazz Murray’s previous theatre credits include nine years as Killer Queen in We Will Rock You, Mamma Mia!FamePippin and A Girl Called Dusty. On television, she has appeared in EastEnders and Footballers’ Wives. She will also appear in the soon-to-be-released Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    Chicago originally ran in London for 15 years, making it the West End’s longest-running revival. It first opened at the Adelphi Theatre on 18 November 1997 to rave reviews and immediately became a sell-out hit. The show won the 1998 Laurence Olivier Award for 'Outstanding Musical Production' as well as the 1998 Critics Circle Drama Award for 'Best Musical'. It transferred from the Adelphi Theatre to the Cambridge Theatre in April 2006, where it ran for five years before transferring to the Garrick Theatre in November 2011, where it ran until 1 September 2012.

    Since it opened in New York in 1996, Chicago has played in 36 countries worldwide, and been performed in English, Dutch, German, Swedish, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, French, Danish, Japanese and Korean. It has grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide and has played over 32,500 performances worldwide, with an estimated 31 million spectators around the world.

    Chicago continues to play on Broadway, where it celebrated its 21st birthday last year, and around the world in multiple languages. It is the world’s longest-running American musical. 

    Now booking at the Phoenix Theatre in London until October 2018, book your Chicago tickets today! 

    Please note: The producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist(s). This is subject to change and may be affected by holiday, illness, or events beyond the producers' control.