Henshall has previously appeared on Broadway in Chicago, playing Velma Kelly, as well as Putting It Together and Miss Saigon. She's currently starring in the West End production of Chicago, playing Hart. Among her other U.K. credits are Marguerite, Cats, Les Miserables, and Oliver!.
The actress will join a company that will feature Gossip Girl's Matthew Settle, who, as previously announced, will make his Broadway debut playing Billy Flynn, Terri White as Matron "Mama" Morton, and Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly. Settle, White, and Wright's first performances with the show are April 19, April 26 and April 5, respectively.
Chicago has been directed by Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Ann Reinking. The creative team includes John Lee Beatty (scenic design), William Ivey Long (costume design), Ken Billington (lighting design), and Scott Lehrer (sound design).
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