October 24, 2011
This Christmas the Menier Chocolate Factory revives Wicked and Godspell composer Stephen Schwartz’s musical Pippin in a completely re-conceived and directed by Mitch Sebastian, incorporating Bob Fosse’s original Tony Award-winning choreography. The show stars Harry Hepple as Pippin plus Ian Kelsey, Matt Rawle and Frances Ruffelle.
December 10, 2009
Ruthie Henshall will reprise her acclaimed performance as Roxie Hart this month when she returns to hit musical Chicago.
The award-winning actress, who originated the role of Roxie in 1997, will star in the show from 14 December for a limited 9 week run. Between 28 December and 2 January, Bonnie Langford will take over the role, fresh from her success playing Roxie on Broadway.
Also featuring in the cast will be Terra C MacLeod, who will make her London stage debut as Velma Kelly after playing the role in Paris, Montreal, New York and the National USA production. Ian Kelsey and David Ganly star as Billy Flynn and Amos Hart.
The show, which plays at the Cambridge Theatre in London, recently celebrated 5000 performances in the West End and is currently playing in New York, Australia, Denmark and on tour both in the UK and US.
Ruthie Henshall has appeared in numerous West End and Broadway shows including Marguerite, Crazy for You, She Loves Me, The Woman in White, Cats, Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, Oliver!, Putting it Together and Peggy Sue Got Married.