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Brent Barrett Returns to Chicago on Broadway Next Week

Barrett will reprise his long-running role as lawyer Billy Flynn. logo
Brent Barrett will return to the role of Billy Flynn in Walter Bobbie's revival of Chicago at the Ambassador Theatre on January 20.
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The long-running Broadway revival of Chicago will welcome Broadway veteran Brent Barrett back to the cast on Monday, January 20, in the role of Billy Flynn. Ryan Silverman, who currently plays the role at the Ambassador Theatre, concludes his run on January 19.

Barrett was most recently seen in a national tour of Peter Pan opposite Cathy Rigby. His Broadway credits include Annie Get Your Gun, Grand Hotel, West Side Story, and Kiss Me, Kate, for which he received an Olivier Award nomination in London.

Chicago currently stars Bianca Marroquin as Roxie Hart, Amra-Faye Wright as Velma, Christopher Fitzgerald as Amos Hart, Bebe Neuwirth as Matron "Mama" Morton, and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine. The musical features a score by John Kander and Fred Ebb and a book by Ebb and Bob Fosse. Walter Bobbie directs.

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