Chicago cast members R. Lowe, Ryan Silverman, Bianca Marroquin, Amra-Faye Wright, and Christopher Fitzgerald cheer on their new costar, Bebe Neuwirth, as she takes her first bow as "Mama" Morton.
Chicago cast members R. Lowe, Ryan Silverman, Bianca Marroquin, Amra-Faye Wright, and Christopher Fitzgerald cheer on their new costar, Bebe Neuwirth, as she takes her first bow as "Mama" Morton.
(© David Gordon)

Bebe Neuwirth made Broadway history on Tuesday, January 14 when she returned to the cast of the Broadway revival of Chicago for her third engagement. This time, Neuwirth takes on the role of Matron "Mama" Morton, after having won a Tony Award 17 years ago for her performance as Velma Kelly and taking on the role of Roxie Hart 10 years later. Neuwirth joins current Chicago stars Bianca Marroquin (Roxie Hart), Amra-Faye Wright (Velma Kelly), Ryan Silverman (Billy Flynn), Christopher Fitzgerald (Amos Hart), and R. Lowe (Mary Sunshine) through March 9.

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Amra-Faye Wright and Christopher Fitzgerald look on as Bebe Neuwirth says a few words about her experiences performing in Chicago over the course of 17 years.
Amra-Faye Wright and Christopher Fitzgerald look on as Bebe Neuwirth says a few words about her experiences performing in Chicago over the course of 17 years.
(© David Gordon)