As previously reported, on June 18 Alexander Gemignani will make his Chicago debut in the role of slick lawyer Billy Flynn. Gemignani will succeed Tony nominee Adam Pascal, who plays his final performance June 16.
The Broadway company also features Amy Spanger as Roxie Hart, Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly, Christine Pedi as Matron "Mama" Morton (through June 23) and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine. As previously announced, talk-show host Wendy Williams will make her Broadway debut as Matron "Mama" Morton beginning June 25.
The revival of Chicago began life as one of the three annual Encores! presentations offered by City Center. The musical opened on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in November 1996 where it remained through February 1997. The musical transferred to the Shubert Theatre on Feb. 11, 1997, and played that house through Jan. 26, 2003. The revival reopened at the Ambassador Theatre, its current home, on Jan. 29, 2003. Read more about the revival in the Playbill Vault.
The Ambassador Theatre is located at 219 W. 49th Street.
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