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Talk Show Queen Wendy Williams Brings Sass and Class to Her Big Broadway Bow in Chicago

Talk Show Queen Wendy Williams Brings Sass and Class to Her Big Broadway Bow in Chicago
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Wendy Williams, you’re officially a Broadway star! The talkative talk show host officially opened in the Tony-winning revival Chicago, and Broadway.com was there to catch this daytime diva’s bow as Matron "Mama" Morton. Chicago stars Amy Spanger and Amra-Faye Wright (the show’s resident Roxie and Velma) gave their newest co-star a hearty congratulations onstage as the ...

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Hot Topic! Talk Show Queen Wendy Williams Makes Broadway Debut in Chicago

Hot Topic! Talk Show Queen Wendy Williams Makes Broadway Debut in Chicago

The Tony Award-winning revival of Chicago welcomes talk show queen and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award host Wendy Williams to the company beginning June 28 at the Ambassador Theatre. Williams is playing a limited engagement through August 11.

Williams takes over the role of Matron "Mama" Morton, the matron of Chicago's Cook County Jail, succeeding funny lady Christine Pedi ...

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Watch Amy Spanger, Christine Pedi & More Give Wendy Williams Advice for Her Broadway Debut in Chicago

Watch Amy Spanger, Christine Pedi & More Give Wendy Williams Advice for Her Broadway Debut in Chicago

The cast of the Tony-winning revival of Chicago is being extra good to their new mama! Amy Spanger (Roxie Hart), Amra-Faye Wright (Velma Kelly) and Christine Pedi (Matron "Mama" Morton) took the time to give Williams some advice for her big Broadway debut on June 25. Spanger told the talk show queen to just be exactly who she is before ...

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Time for a Tap Dance! Alexander Gemignani Moves to Chicago as Smooth Lawyer Billy Flynn

Time for a Tap Dance! Alexander Gemignani Moves to Chicago as Smooth Lawyer Billy Flynn

The long-running, Tony Award-winning revival of Chicago welcomes Broadway favorite Alexander Gemignani to the razzling and dazzling company beginning June 18 at the Ambassador Theatre.

Gemignani takes over the role of cunning lawyer Billy Flynn, succeeding Tony nominee and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Adam Pascal, who ended his engagement June 16.

Set in the 1920s, Chicago follows Roxie ...

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Hotcha! Alexander Gemignani and Paul C. Vogt Join the Razzle Dazzle World of Chicago

Hotcha! Alexander Gemignani and Paul C. Vogt Join the Razzle Dazzle World of Chicago

Broadway favorites Paul C. Vogt and Alexander Gemignani are both set to join the cast of Broadway's Chicago this summer. Vogt will assume the role of "Mister Cellophane" Amos Hart beginning June 10, and Gemignani will slip on the tap shoes of slick lawyer Billy Flynn beginning June 18. Vogt replaces Raymond Bokhour, who wraps up on June 9 ...

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They Just Wanna! Leading Ladies Galore Celebrate 30 Years of ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’

They Just Wanna! Leading Ladies Galore Celebrate 30 Years of ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’

Ever imagine what Cinderella, Annie or Christine Daae would look like in a pair of flaming red boots?  Well, wonder no more. Broadway leading ladies Laura Osnes, Lilla Crawford, Chantel Riley, Holland TaylorSamantha Hill, Rebecca Faulkenberry and more joined TV legends Katie Couric, Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O’Donnell, Kelly Ripa and more to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Cyndi ...

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Mama's On Her Way! Broadway-Bound Wendy Williams Brings Some Sizzle on a Visit to Chicago

Mama's On Her Way! Broadway-Bound Wendy Williams Brings Some Sizzle on a Visit to Chicago

Things are pretty hot these days over at the Ambassador Theatre now that the one-and-only Wendy Williams is almost ready to make her Broadway debut in Chicago as Matron "Mama" Morton! The long-running musical received an extra dose of va-va-voom on June 1 when Williams came to check out the show. After watching Amy Spanger heat up the stage as ...

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The Name On Everybody's Lips! Paige Davis to Return to Chicago as Roxie Hart

The Name On Everybody's Lips! Paige Davis to Return to Chicago as Roxie Hart

Paige Davis will join the Tony-winning Broadway revival of Chicago for her second stint as Roxie Hart beginning April 18. Davis, who previously made her Broadway debut as the Merry Murderess in 2004, replaces Amy Spanger. Chicago continues its hit run at the Ambassador Theatre.

Davis has performed in the U.S. national tour and Las Vegas productions of Chicago ...

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How You Doin'? Wendy Williams to Make Broadway Debut in Chicago as Matron 'Mama' Morton

How You Doin'? Wendy Williams to Make Broadway Debut in Chicago as Matron 'Mama' Morton

Now here's a hot topic: Wendy Williams is joining the Tony-winning revival of Chicago as Matron "Mama" Morton, replacing current star Christine Pedi.

From June 25 through August 11, Williams will take over the role of the corrupt warden in the hit production of Chicago, the classic Kander and Ebb show about murderous women, sleazy lawyers and all the ...

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Adam Pascal & Christine Pedi Celebrate a Razzle-Dazzling First Performance in Chicago

Adam Pascal & Christine Pedi Celebrate a Razzle-Dazzling First Performance in Chicago
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Tony nominee and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Adam Pascal was the happiest guy on Broadway on April 8 when he celebrated his first performance as sly and cunning lawyer Billy Flynn in the long-running musical Chicago. Murderers Row also welcomed Christine Pedi to the show as Matron "Mama" Morton. With a now-classic score from John Kander & Fred Ebb ...

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