Tag Archives | John Partridge

La Cage Aux Folles – New Wimbledon Theatre and Touring

La Cage Aux Folles continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London until 18 March and then tours until 26 August. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The first-ever UK tour of Jerry Herman’s insanely entertaining 1983 Broadway hit – it picked up six Tonys and ran for four and a half years – is a […]

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La Cage Aux Folles tour – full casting

John Partridge, Adrian Zmed and Marti Webb will star in the much-loved musical La Cage Aux Folles when it embarks on its first ever nationwide tour, opening at the New Oxford Theatre on 5 January. John Partridge will play ‘Albin’ who moonlights as star drag act Zaza at the infamous La Cage aux Folles nightclub. Partridge’s extensive theatre credits include the West […]

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La Cage Aux Folles – Marti Webb joins cast of touring production

Actress Marti Webb will join John Partridge and Adrian Zmed when the much-loved musical La Cage Aux Folles embarks on its first ever nationwide tour, opening at the New Oxford Theatre on 5 January. One of the West End’s most revered leading ladies’, TV star and recording artist Marti Webb will play Jacqueline, friend to Albin and Georges, and owner of the […]

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La Cage Aux Folles – first nationwide tour stars John Partridge and Adrian Zmed

Much-loved musical La Cage Aux Folles embarks on its first ever nationwide tour with John Partridge as ‘Albin’ and Adrian Zmed as ‘Georges’, opening at the New Oxford Theatre on 5 January. John Partridge will play ‘Albin’ who moonlights as star drag act Zaza at the infamous La Cage aux Folles nightclub. Partridge’s extensive theatre credits include the West End productions of A Chorus Line at […]

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Chicago tour – Mica Paris to play Mama Morton

Platinum-selling singer Mica Paris will star as Mama Morton when the current tour of Chicago plays Sunderland Empire from 28 November to 3 December and Birmingham Alexandra Theatre for the Christmas season, from 12 December to 31 December. Also starring in Chicago are John Partridge as Billy Flynn, Hayley Tamaddon as Roxie Hart, Sophie Carmen-Jones as Velma Kelly, Neil Ditt as Amos Hart and A.D. Richardson as Mary Sunshine. Other cast include Daniele Arbisi, Nicola Coates, […]

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Chicago – Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury and Touring

Chicago continues at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury until 16 July and then tours until 26 November 2016. Rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ goes the saying and it’s one that applies to this slick and sophisticated reinterpretation of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse’s Chicago […]

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Jessie Wallace cast as Mama Morton in Chicago tour

British soap star Jessie Wallace will play the role of Mama Morton in the touring production of Chicago when the show plays Nottingham Royal Concert Hall (15-20 August), Belfast Grand Opera House (5-10 September), Liverpool Empire (12-17 September), Glasgow King’s Theatre (19-24 September), Aberdeen His Majesty’s Theatre (26 September-1 October), Bromley Churchill Theatre (10-15 October), […]

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Interview – Hayley Tamaddon starring as Roxie Hart in Chicago on tour

Having worked on television for the past few years, HAYLEY TAMADDON is back on the boards in the touring production of Chicago. With Emmerdale and Coronation Street, not to mention Dancing On Ice, behind her, the actress now takes on Roxie Hart in the supremely successful musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb, with former EastEnders […]

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Chicago – New Wimbledon Theatre and Touring

Chicago continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London until 27 February and continues touring until 29 October 2016. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ As the Broadway revival of Chicago celebrates passing the landmark of 8,000 performances, this new UK touring production gives the show a new twist by casting performers who have all experienced reality show fame in a […]

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Chicago national tour – full casting revealed

Full casting has been announced for the international award-winning musical Chicago, which opens a national tour at the New Theatre Oxford on Friday 12 February 2016. Joining the previously announced John Partridge as Billy Flynn, Hayley Tamaddon as Roxie Hart and Sam Bailey as Mama Morton will be Sophie Carmen-Jones as Velma Kelly, Neil Ditt as Amos Hart and A.D. Richardson as Mary Sunshine. The rest of the company includes: Daniele […]

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Chicago 2016 tour – Sam Bailey cast alongside John Partridge and Hayley Tamaddon

Former prison officer turned reality TV star Sam Bailey will play the most famous jailer in musical theatre, Mamma Morton, in the touring version of Chicago next year. Bailey, who won the 2013 X Factor title, will join two former soap stars John Partridge (who will play Billy Flynn) and Hayley Tamaddon as Roxie Hart on […]

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