Paige Davis and Carol Woods to Return to Broadway's Chicago, Prior to Tour with John O'Hurley
By Andrew Gans
Emmy Award nominee Paige Davis ("Home Made Simple") will return to the role of Roxie Hart in the record-breaking, Tony Award-winning revival of John Kander and Fred Ebb's Chicago beginning Aug. 13 at the Ambassador Theatre.
Davis, who succeeds Amy Spanger, will continue with the production through Aug. 28. She is joined on Broadway by Terra C. MacLeod as Velma Kelly (now through Aug. 18) and Olivier Award nominee Carol Woods as Matron "Mama" Morton (Aug. 20-28).
Following their Broadway engagements, Davis, MacLeod and Woods will kick-off the new 2013-14 national tour of Chicago, beginning Aug. 31 in Tacoma, Washington. The tour will also feature John O'Hurley ("Seinfeld," "Family Feud") as Billy Flynn; O'Hurley is set to appear in several cities including Tacoma, Portland, St. Louis, Madison, Ft. Lauderdale, Austin, Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
The current tour itinerary follows:
Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2013
Broadway's Chicago currently also stars Alexander Gemignani as Billy Flynn, Paul C. Vogt as Amos Hart and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine. (Amra-Faye Wright returns to the Broadway company as Velma Kelly beginning Aug. 20. Russian singer and actress Larisa Dolina will make her Broadway debut as Matron "Mama" Morton for one week only, Aug. 13-18.)
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