Bournemouth EchoMoyer, Barks to star in Chicago (From Bournemouth Echo)

When news happens text pix and video to 80360. Start your message with BE then leave a space.

National Entertainment News RSS Feed

Moyer, Barks to star in Chicago

Bournemouth Echo: Stephen Moyer will play Chicago's Billy Flynn in LA Stephen Moyer will play Chicago's Billy Flynn in LA

Stephen Moyer and Samantha Barks will be taking to the Los Angeles stage for a short run of the musical Chicago.

True Blood star Stephen and Les Miserables actress Samantha will join the musical at the Hollywood Bowl for three performances in July, said the LA Times.

Stephen will take the role of lawyer Billy Flynn, while former I'd Do Anything contestant Samantha will star as murderer Velma Kelly.

The production is being directed by Brooke Shields, an ex-Roxie Hart on Broadway.

Casting for Roxie has not yet been announced, but the supporting cast also includes Drew Carey and Xena: Warrior Princess's Lucy Lawless.

Samantha tweeted: "Very excited to announce that I will be playing Velma Kelly in Chicago at this year's Hollywood Bowl!! I'm so excited!"

The long-running musical follows a group of women on death row and the lawyer defending them. It was adapted into a film in 2002 starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renee Zellweger and Richard Gere.

The LA production will run from July 26 to 28.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree