"Massan" TV Star Makes Broadway Debut in Chicago Tonight

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Charlotte Kate Fox, who can be seen in the NHK TV series “Massan,” makes her Broadway debut Nov. 2 in the long-running, Tony-winning revival of Chicago at the Ambassador Theatre.
Charlotte Kate Fox
Charlotte Kate Fox

Fox steps into the role of Roxie Hart for 16 performances only, through Nov. 15.

Following her stint on Broadway, Fox will reprise her role in the English-language production of Chicago in Japan at the Theater Orb in Tokyo, Dec. 4-23 and at the Umeda Art Theater in Osaka, Dec. 26-27.

Raised in Santa Fe, NM, Charlotte Kate Fox appeared in regional stage productions and smaller independent films before she landed the role of Ellie on the NHK Japanese morning drama “Massan.”

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 at that house through Jan. 26, 2003. The revival reopened at the Ambassador Theatre, its current home, on Jan. 29, 2003.

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 Ambassador Theatre is located at 219 W. 49th Street.

Visit ChicagoTheMusical.com for more information.

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