PHOTOS: First look at Alexandra Burke in Chicago

PHOTOS: First look at Alexandra Burke in Chicago

Posted On: Aug 9, 2018
By Parissima Darabiha
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    Take your first look at Alexandra Burke in the iconic role of Roxie Hart in the award-winning production of Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre

    She will join Martin Kemp as Billy Flynn, Mazz Murray as Mama Morton, Josefina Gabrielle as Velma Kelly and Paul Rider as Amos Hart. Alexandra Burke is scheduled to appear in the production from 13 August to 14 October 2018; Martin Kemp until 1 September 2018. 

    Alexandra Burke rose to fame in 2008 after winning the 5th series of The X Factor. Her winner’s single, 'Hallelujah', reached number one in the UK Christmas Chart and went on to be crowned the top-selling single of 2008 and sold over 1 million copies in the UK alone. Her theatre credits include The BodyguardSister Act, and, most recently, the five-week revival of Chess at the London Coliseum.

    Winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards and a Grammy, Chicago returned to London’s West End in March 2018, with a press night on Wednesday 11 April at the Phoenix Theatre in London.

    Since it opened 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. It is the world’s longest running American musical.

    Now booking at the Phoenix Theatre in London’s West End until 5 January 2019, book your Chicago tickets today!