Stephen Moyer to Star in Stage Production of ‘Chicago’
June 29, 2013 by Rachel Tsoumbakos
Moyer is No Stranger to the Stage:
Stephen Moyer is currently burning up the screen as the blood-covered Billith in HBO’s True Blood Season 6. However, he is set to take on another role soon: that of Billy in the longest running stage show in Broadway history, Chicago.
Hollywood Bowl has just announced it list of actors set to star in their latest production of Chicago. Besides Moyer, the list includes:
- Samantha Barks as Velma
- Drew Carey as Amos
- Lucy Lawless as Mama Morton
The much coveted role of Roxie Hart has not been announced yet, although there will possibly be much fanfare when this actors name is finally released.
Stephen Moyer is no stranger to the stage though. He has performed with the following groups: The National Theatre of Wales, The Royal Shakespeare Company, The Oxford Stage Company and The Young Vic.
Actress Brooke Shields will direct the production. This is her first time directing, but not her first experience with Chicago, having acted in it both on Broadway and in London’s West End. Rob Fischer will conduct the performance, having also had a long history with the production. This association goes as far back as 1996.
There will be three performances of Chicago: Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27 at 8:00pm, and Sunday, July 28 at 7:30pm.
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Sources: BroadwayWorld.com – Breaking News: Samantha Barks, Drew Carey, Lucy Lawless & Stephen Moyer to Star in CHICAGO at the Hollywood Bowl
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