Charlotte d'Amboise, the much-in-demand singer-dancer actress who starred in the just-closed Broadway company of Contact — her final performance was aired live on PBS Sept. 1 — will return to the New York cast of Chicago on Sept. 17. D'Amboise will portray merry murderess Roxie Hart through Oct. 27. The actress received the L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award, the L.A. Ovation Award and the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for her work as Roxie in the musical's national tour.
Bob Fosse, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Chicago, presented by Barry and Fran Weissler, plays the Shubert Theatre, 225 W. 44th Street. It won the Tony for Best Revival of a Musical in 1997 as well as awards for actors Bebe Neuwirth and James Naughton, director Walter Bobbie, lighting designer Ken Billington and choreographer Ann Reinking. The original production was directed and choreographed by the late Bob Fosse. For ticket information, call (212) 239-6200.