Mazz Murray will join Martin Kemp in Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre.
Murray assumes the role of jail warden Mama Morton from Ruthie Henshall, with previously announced Kemp taking over from Cuba Good Jr. as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn.
Murray and Kemp join Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Paul Rider as Roxie Hart, Velma Kelly and Amos Hart respectively from 2 July 2018.
A stalwart of the West End, Maz Murray’s extensive theatre credits include nine years as Killer Queen in We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre), Tanya in Mamma Mia! (Novello Theatre), Mabel in Fame (Victoria Palace), Grandma Bertha in Pippin (Bridewell Theatre) and Dusty Springfield in A Girl Called Dusty (Duke of York’s Theatre).
The West End revival of the multi award-winning Kander & Ebb musical has announced a new booking period, with the show now running until 5 January 2019 at the Phoenix Theatre, London.