First look at Alexandra Burke in CHICAGO THE MUSICAL
Alexandra Burke will join the West End cast of CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre, playing the role of Roxie Hart from Monday 13 August through to Saturday 14 October 2018. She will join Martin Kemp as Billy Flynn, Mazz Murray as Mama Morton, Josefina Gabrielle as Velma Kelly and Paul Rider as Amos Hart. Martin Kemp will be staying in the London production of CHICAGO until 1 September 2018.
CHICAGO is booking at the Phoenix Theatre in London’s West End until Saturday 5 January 2019.
Alexandra Burke rose to fame in 2008 after winning the 5th series of ITV’s 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 roles include Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard (London & UK tour), Deloris Van Cartier in Sister Act (UK Tour), and, most recently, Svetlana Sergievsky in the five-week revival of Chess at the London Coliseum. In 2017, Alexandra was a finalist in BBC 1’s Strictly Come Dancing. Earlier this year, Alexandra released her third album, The Truth Is.
Photo: Matt Crockett