Jane the Virgin Star Extends Run in Broadway's Chicago

News   Jane the Virgin Star Extends Run in Broadway's Chicago Jaime Camil plays Billy Flynn in the Tony-winning revival.
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Jaime Camil, who stars as Rogelio de la Vega on TV's Jane the Virgin, has extended his run in the Tony-winning, record-breaking production of Chicago.

The Latin actor, who stepped into the role of slick lawyer Billy Flynn for a five-week engagement at the Ambassador Theatre May 3, was originally scheduled through July 3. He will now continue in the part until July 31.

Camil, who made his Broadway bow in 2005 in Latinologues, has starred in over 20 award-winning films, including Pulling Strings and 200 Cartas (alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda). Camil has led the highest-rated telenovelas of all time, including La fea más bella, Por ella soy Eva and Qué pobres tan ricos. He has recorded four platinum-selling albums and has starred in many musicals in his native Mexico City, including West Side Story, Hook, Aladdin, El diluvio que viene and more. In 2005 he led the Broadway-bound musical The Mambo Kings.

Chicago currently stars Charlotte d’Amboise as Roxie Hart, Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly, Raymond Bokhour as Amos Hart, NaTasha Yvette Williams as Matron “Mama” Morton and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine.

With a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Ebb, Chicago is the winner of six 1997 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Revival and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording.

Directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Tony Award winner Ann Reinking, the musical features set design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by Tony Award winner William Ivey Long, lighting design by Tony Award winner Ken Billington and sound design by Scott Lehrer.

(Updated June 10, 2016)