Chicago: Philip Casnoff plays Billy Flynn from 15 Jan musical now booking to 2 Sep

Philip Casnoff plays the role of Billy Flynn in Chicago from 15 Jan - 25 Mar 2007, he assumes the role from Huey Lewis.

Philip Casnoff's Broadway credits: Shogun, The Musical (1990), Chess (1988) and Rockabye Hamlet (1976).

Chicago currently features, Brenda Braxton (Velma Kelly), Bebe Neuwirth (Roxie Hart), Roz Ryan (Matron 'Mama' Morton), Rob Bartlett (Amos Hart) and R. Lowe (Mary Sunshine).

The musical has been playing on Broadway since 14 Nov 1996, it moved to the Ambassador Theatre on the 29 Jan 2003. The show recently extended its booking period from 25 Mar to the 2 Sep 2007.

The show has music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Book by Bob Fosse & Fred Ebb.

Chicago follows not your usual housewife, Roxie Hart, who gains dubious notoriety when she kills her boyfriend, invents her defense and manipulates everyone from her trustworthy husband to the fickle media and the unsuspecting public. Featuring well known songs, 'All That Jazz,' 'Razzle Dazzle' and 'Mr. Cellophane'.

The musical is directed by Walter Bobbie, with choreography by Ann Reinking, scene design by John Lee Beatty, costumes by William Ivey Long, lighting by Ken Billington and sound by Scott Lehrer.

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