It’s been announced that Todrick Hall will join the cast of CHICAGO, taking the role of lawyer, Billy Flynn.
Hall, a former contestant on reality show American Idol has risen to prominence in the last few years, becoming a judge on Ru Paul’s Drag Race and amassing three million subscribers on YouTube. He has previously performed on stage in New York, playing Lola in KINKY BOOTS and Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of CHICAGO. This performance marks his West End debut.
Hall takes over the role from 17th November, performing alongside Sarah Soetaert as Roxie Hart, Josefina Gabrielle as Velma Kelly, Mazz Murray as Mama Morton and Paul Rider as Amos Hart. This cast will see out the production until it’s closure in the new year.
CHICAGO returned to the West End earlier this year. This version of the show originally opened in London back in 1997, running for 15 years and garnering numerous awards. CHICAGO runs at the Phoenix Theatre until 5th January.