Brent Barrett will return to Chicago as Billy Flynn beginning December 19 at the Ambassador Theatre. Current star John O'Hurley will play his final performance December 18.
Barrett's many Broadway credits include Annie Get Your Gun, Grand Hotel, Dance a Little Closer, West Side Story and Candide. He also starred as the Phantom of the Opera in Phantom - the Las Vegas Spectacle. His off-Broadway credits include Silence!, Time of the Cuckoo, Closer Than Ever and The Death of Von Richtofen as Witnessed From Earth.
The Tony-winning revival currently stars Charlotte d'Amboise as Roxie Hart, Bahiyah Sayyed Gaines as Velma Kelly, Carol Woods as Mama Morton and Chris Sullivan as Amos Hart. Chicago veteran Raymond Bokhour will also take over the role of Amos Hart on December 19 through January 1, 2012.