Cuba Gooding Jr to star in Chicago

From BBC - January 12, 2018

Show me the jazz hands! Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr will make his UK stage debut this year when hit musical Chicago returns to the West End.

The Jerry Maguire and Boyz n the Hood star will play smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the show, which has not been seen in London since 2012.

It will be the first musical for the 50-year-old, recently seen on US TV as OJ Simpson in American Crime Story.

Chicago begins its 2018 run at London's Phoenix Theatre on 26 March.

The show - now its 21st year on Broadway - originally ran in London for 15 years.


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