Two-time Olympic silver medalist and three-time world champion figure skater Elvis Stojko is making his Broadway debut as Billy Flynn on March 17. Stojko will play the suave lawyer through March 23 before joining Chicago's North American tour for its Toronto engagement at the Princess of Wales Theatre.
Stojko is a seven-time Canadian figure skating champion and competed in four Olympics, winning silver medals in 1994 and 1998. He reigned as men's world champion in 1994, 1995 and 1997. He has guest-starred as himself on The Simpsons, appeared in the film Ice Angel and choreographed and performed skating sequences in the film Death to Smoochy. Stojko released the solo CD, 100 Lifetimes, in 2010.
The Broadway company of Chicago features Bianca Marroquin as Roxie Hart, Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly, Christopher Fitzgerald as Amos Hart and Roz Ryan as Matron "Mama" Morton.