Brinkley previously played her role last year in both the Broadway and West End productions of the musical. She made her acting debut in 1983 opposite Chevy Chase in the hit feature film National Lampoon's Vacation and also appeared in its 1997 sequel, Vegas Vacation. Her television credits include NBC's Mad About You and Lifetime Television's InStyle Celebrity Weddings which she hosted.
Chicago has been directed by Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Ann Reinking. The creative team includes John Lee Beatty (scenic design), William Ivey Long (costume design), Ken Billington (lighting design), and Scott Lehrer (sound design).