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Jimmy looks forward to seeing Brum.

Byline: Diane Parkes

AMERICAN singer Jimmy Osmond arrived in Birmingham this week to promote his role as a devious lawyer in the musical Chicago which comes to the city next month.

The youngest member of the famous singing family The Osmonds, 46-year-old Jimmy will be on stage at Birmingham Hippodrome between June 1-13.

The clean-living Mormon will be playing tongue-twisting lawyer Billy Flynn, a role made famous by Richard Gere in the Hollywood film of the hit stage musical.

And Jimmy, who was the youngest person to top the singles charts in 1972 with the hit Long Haired Lover From

Liverpool, is looking forward to spending two weeks getting to know Birmingham better.

"When we tour with The Osmonds we only spend one or two nights in each place so this tour is a really good opportunity to get to see the different places," he said.

"I am really looking forward to having the time to get to know Birmingham better." Telling the story of night club singer Roxie Hart who finds fame in prison, Chicago is a multi-award winning musical with well-known songs including All That Jazz, Razzle Dazzle, Mr Cellophane and When You're Good to Mama.

For tickets contact 0844 * 338 5000 or see the www.


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Jimmy Osmond will play Billy Flynn in Chicago at the Hippodrome.
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Date:May 8, 2009
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