PHOTO CALL: Christie Brinkley Joins Broadway's Chicago

News   PHOTO CALL: Christie Brinkley Joins Broadway's Chicago
Supermodel Christie Brinkley made her Broadway debut April 8 as merry murderess Roxie Hart in the long-running revival of Chicago at the Ambassador Theatre.

Brinkley, who had been scheduled to begin performances April 4, was forced to delay her arrival due to a minor muscle injury.

Brinkley will play an 11-week engagement as Roxie, joining a cast that includes Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly, Brent Barrett as Billy Flynn, Raymond Bokhour as Amos Hart and Roz Ryan as Matron "Mama" Morton.

Here is a look at Brinkley's opening night:

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 Nov. 1996 where it remained through Feb. 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.

The Ambassador Theatre is located at 219 West 49th Street.

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