Darren Day, Faye Brookes and Sinitta perform in Chicago at the Theater Royal in Nottingham
A star-studded cast brings the hit musical Chicago to the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, next week.
It features West End and TV star Darren Day as Billy Flynn, former Coronation Street star Faye Brookes as Roxie Hart and singer Sinitta as Mama Morton.
The show is in Nottingham from Monday to a week on Saturday.
Set in the midst of the dazzling decadence of the 1920s, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders her lover after threatening to leave her.
Desperate to avoid conviction, she tricks the public, the media, and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, into hiring Chicago’s most skilled criminal lawyer, Billy Flynn, to turn her malicious crime into a deluge of headlines. sensational, which could just as easily be ripped from today’s tabloids.
Fred Ebb and legendary choreographer Bob Fosse created Chicago’s sassy score, which includes the jaw-dropping songs Razzle Dazzle, Cell Block Tango, and All That Jazz.
Winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards and a Grammy, Chicago is the longest-running American musical in Broadway and West End history.
Darren Day’s many West End credits include the title role in Joseph And His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Tony Parker in Copacabana, and Danny Zuko in Grease.
His many TV credits include Hollyoaks, Doctors, and Stella.
Faye Brookes made it to this year’s ITV Dancing On Ice series finale. She is best known for her role as Kate Connor on ITV’s Coronation Street.
Her theater credits include Princess Fiona in Shrek and Elle Woods in Legally Blonde, both nationally touring.
Sinitta is an international artist who has released 15 pop records including So Macho, Toyboy and Cross My Broken Heart. She has also appeared in West End productions of Cats, Little Shop of Horrors, Hair, Smokey Joe’s Café, and the female lead role of Mutiny!
Chicago also stars Divina De Campo as Mary Sunshine, Djalenga Scott as Velma Kelly and Joel Montague as Amos Hart.
Divina De Campo (Mary Sunshine) is a veteran British drag queen and singer who was recently crowned a finalist in the first series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK. Divina has also appeared on ITV’s The Voice and the BBC’s All Together Now.