Producers Barry and Fran Weissler and the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announce that Grammy Award-winner Brandy Norwood will play “Roxie Hart” when the production returns to Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center. CHICAGO THE MUSICAL will play a limited two-week engagement from April 4-16, 2017.
Brandy Norwood made her Broadway debut as “Roxie Hart,” playing a limited run in the Broadway production from April 28 through August 2, 2015.
Chicago currently stars Terra C. MacLeod as Velma Kelly, Paul Vogt as Amos Hart, Roz Ryan as Matron “Mama” Morton, and C. Newcomer as Mary Sunshine.
With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb, CHICAGO is now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history.
CHICAGO runs from April 4 through April 16, 2017 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Performances are Tuesday through Sunday evenings at 7:30 p.m. with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 1:30 p.m. Tickets start at $49. For more information, visit the Kennedy Center website, in-person at the Kennedy Center box office, or call (202) 467-4600 or (800) 444-1324. For more about the show, visit www.ChicagoTheMusical.com.