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Broadway's Chicago Welcomes Real Housewife Erika Jayne as Roxie Hart

The singer, actor, and TV personality is known for appearing on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills veteran Erika Jayne will join the cast of Broadway's Chicago.
(photo provided by Boneau/Bryan-Brown)

The Broadway company of Chicago will welcome singer, actor, and TV personality Erika Jayne (Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills) to the company beginning January 6. The performer will be making her Broadway debut in the role of Roxie Hart through March 29.

With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, Chicago is produced by Barry and Fran Weissler. Chicago is the winner of six 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording.

Directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Tony Award winner Ann Reinking, Chicago features set design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by Tony Award winner William Ivey Long, lighting design by Tony Award winner Ken Billington, sound design by Scott Lehrer, and casting by Stewart/Whitley.

Set amid the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, by hiring Chicago's slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines.

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