By Andrew Gans
18 Apr 2013
Davis is scheduled to play a limited return engagement through May 26.
She joins a cast that features Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly, Tony Award nominee Adam Pascal as Billy Flynn, Raymond Bokhour as Amos Hart, Christine Pedi as Matron "Mama" Morton and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine.
Davis is best known as the star of "Trading Spaces." She has also been seen on Broadway in Boeing Boeing, and her other theatrical credits include Sweet Charity, Beauty and the Beast, The Vagina Monologues, I Do! I Do!, The Sound of Music, A Chorus Line and Company. Her screen credits include "The Tonight Show," "Today," "The View," "The Dr. Phil Show," "The Wayne Brady Show," "The Martha Stewart Show," "Gameshow Marathon," "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and more.
Chicago won the Tony Award 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. The modern classic has music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Ebb and Fosse.
The Ambassador Theatre is located at 219 W. 49th Street.
Visit ChicagoTheMusical.com for more information.