Chicago follows not your usual housewife, Roxie Hart, who gains dubious notoriety when she kills her boyfriend, invents her defense and manipulates everyone from her trustworthy husband to the fickle media and the unsuspecting public.
Erika Jayne On Stage - Theater Credits, Bio and Tickets
Born Erika Nay Chahoy on July 10, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia, Erika Jayne is a singer, actress and reality television star. She is perhaps best known for appearing on Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and as a recording artist in the dance music genre, topping the US Billboard Dance Club charts nine times.
Jayne attended North Atlanta High School, where she first discovered her love for musical theater, appearing in productions of A Chorus Line (as Val) and Pippin (as Frastrada). She began her career working as a model, performing in various girl groups and shooting commercials.
In television and film, she has appeared in “Law & Order” (1990 and 1991), “Alchemy” (1995), “Lowball” (1996), “High Incident” (1997), “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens” (2016), as Farrah Dubose on CBS soap opera “The Young and the Restless” (2016-18), and “Hit the Floor” (2018).
Her big break in the music industry came in 2007 when her first single “Roller Coaster” hit the top spot of the US Billboard Dance Club charts. She released her debut album “Pretty Mess” in August 2009. Alongside “Roller Coaster,” her #1 Dance Club chart hits also include “Stars,” “Give You Everything,” “Pretty Mess,” “One Hot Pleasure,” “Party People (Ignite the World),” “Painkillr,” “Crazy,” and “How Many F*cks”. Other notable songs include “Get It Tonight” (featuring Flo Rida) and “Xxpensive”. She embarked on “The Pretty Mess Tour” across the United Stated in the fall of 2018.
She shot to reality TV superstardom after becoming a main cast member on Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” in 2015. Since then, she has also appeared as a contestant on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” in 2017 and “Lip Sync Battle” in 2018, among countless other reality television specials. She has also hosted “American Music Awards Red Carpet Live” in 2017 and 2018 and “Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet Live” in 2018.
Jayne makes her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in long-running favorite Chicago at the Ambassador Theatre from January 6 through March 29, 2020.