Lucy Lawless is Velma Kelly in Chicago

 

Lucy Lawless
Chicago The Musical

Auckland Theatre Company
Auckland, New Zealand

Role: Velma Kelly

Performance Dates:
01 November to 21 December 2013
 

First she steals my publicity.
Then she steals my lawyer, my trial date.
And now she steals my shoes.

... Velma Kelly to Mama Morton

Lucy Lawless as Velma Kelly

Artwork created by MaryD

 

 

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VIDEO

TVNZ Good Morning Show Lucy Talks About Chicago
Posted on: 3rd December 2013

TVNZ Good Morning Show Lucy Talks About Chicago
Fans are flocking from far and wide to see her in the smoking hot musical Chicago. Kiwi superstar Lucy Lawless is on the couch to tell us all about it.



The Morning Show (Australia) Interviews Lucy About Chicago (NZ) 15 November 2013
Posted on: 26th December 2013

The Morning Show (Australia) Interviews Lucy About Chicago (NZ) 15 November 2013Lucy was interviewed on the Australian tv show “The Morning Show” on 15 November. Xena Warrior Princess’ Lucy Lawless chats to Larry & Kylie about her famous TV roles and playing Velma in Chicago the Musical.  

 

20/20 About Chicago with Lucy and Amanda Billing
Posted on: 12th November 2013

20/20 About Chicago with Lucy and Amanda BillingAs Sarah Potts considers heading off to Chicago, Amanda Billing is already there! However Amanda hasn’t left the country – instead she’s singing and dancing up a storm with Auckland Theatre Company. Amanda Billing is putting aside her stethoscope to star alongside Lucy Lawless in one of the most famous musicals of all time – Chicago. The musical is [...]


Nowadays sung by Lucy Lawless and Amanda Billing Chicago
Posted on: 2nd November 2013

Nowadays sung by Lucy Lawless and Amanda Billing ChicagoMurder. Adultery. Revenge. Greed. Lust. “All those things we hold near and dear to our hearts,” says Michael Hurst gleefully. A year’s work will culminate tonight for the veteran theatre director, when his Auckland Theatre Company production of Chicago opens at Q Theatre. The musical stars Lucy Lawless and Amanda Billing as homicidal femme fatales [...]


Lucy Takes On Chicago - Show Snippet & Interview Stuff.co.nz 2 October 2013
Posted on: 2nd November 2013

Lucy Takes On Chicago – Show Snippet & Interview Stuff.co.nz 2 October 2013Lucy Lawless is used to playing powerful women but the scariest thing about her new production of Chicago is going back to the theatre in her home town. “But I like nothing better than scaring myself,” the former Xena: Warrior Princess star said. Lawless plays Velma, the established star threatened by the newcomer Roxie – [...]


Mornings Interview with Lucy Lawless 21 August 2013
Posted on: 26th December 2013

Mornings Interview with Lucy Lawless 21 August 2013
Lucy was interviewed this morning on the Australian show Mornings. Lucy was on the show to promote Chicago The Musical in Auckland during November.

 


CAST & PRODUCTION

Lucy Lawless — Velma Kelly | Amanda Billing — Roxie Hart
Shane Cortese — Billy Flynn | Andrew Grainger — Amos Hart
Colleen Davis — Mama Morton | Sandra Rasmussen — Tallulah
Hannah Tasker-Poland — Liz/Foreman/Squaw/Fire Girl | Lavinia Uhila — Annie/Kitty
Rebekkah Schoonbeek — June | Katie Swift — Hunyak
Will Barling — Mona | Stephen Butterworth — Fogarty/Harrison/Clerk
Mike Edward — Fred Casely/Harry/Aaron | James Luck — Bailiff/Judge
Reporters & Chorus — Hannah, Lavinia, Rebekkah, Katie, Will,
Stephen, Mike and James

BAND

Stephen Thomas — Drums | Brett Adams — Guitar
Jeff Henderson — Sax and others | Cameron McArthur — Bass

CREATIVE

Michael Hurst — Director | Shona McCullagh — Choreographer
John Gibson — Musical Director | John Harding — Set Designer
Lesley Burkes-Harding — Costume Designer | Sean Lynch — Lighting Designer
James Luck — Dance Captain

PRODUCTION

Paul Nicoll — Technical & Production Manager
Fern Christie — Company Manager | Chelsea Adams — Stage Manager
Natalie Braid — Assistant Stage Manager
Rachel Marlow — Lighting Operator | Rory Maguire — Sound Engineer
Natasha Pearl — Props Master | Petra Verweij — Costume Assistant
Marion Olsen + Jo Hawke — Costume Cutters
Sally Bourner — Costume Assistant Intern | Minera Mallete — Machinist
Thomas Press — Flyman | 2Construct — Set Construction
Katrina Turkilsen — Intern Observing Operations
AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY WOULD LIKE TO THANK

 

 

 


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