Chicago: D. Sabella-Mills, the original Mary Sunshine, plays a two-week return engagement.

David Sabella-Mills, Chicago's original Mary Sunshine is to return to the role for a two week engagement from 28 Aug - 9 Sep 2007. Sabella-Mills is stepping into the role while R. Lowe takes a two week vacation. Lowe returns to the role on 10 Sep 2007.

In other casting news, Rob Bartlett, who plays put-upon husband Amos Hart, returns to the musical on 28 Aug 2007 after his vacation.

As previously announced, George Hamilton will once again assume the role of Billy Flynn, from 14 Sep - 7 Oct 2007, when Tom Wopat leaves the show on 2 Sep 2007.

Michelle DeJean, who currently plays Roxie Hart, leaves the show to play a one week engagement from 3 - 9 Sep 2007 in the touring production of the musical as Roxie Hart, with George Hamilton playng Billy Flynn. The national tour production of the musical will end its ten year run when it makes it's final stop at San Diego's Civic Theatre from the 4 - 9 Sep 2007.

Tracy Shayne will play her sixth stint on Broadway as Roxie Hart when she performs the role during Michelle DeJean's absence.

Chicago currently features Brenda Braxton as Velma Kelly, Michelle DeJean as Roxie Hart, Tom Wopat as Billy Flynn, Adriane Lenox as Matron 'Mama' Morton and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine.

Chicago has been playing on Broadway since 14 Nov 1996, it moved to the Ambassador Theatre on the 29 Jan 2003 where it is currently booking to 23 Dec 2007.

Chicago has music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Book by Bob Fosse & Fred Ebb.

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. Featuring well known songs, 'All That Jazz,' 'Razzle Dazzle' and 'Mr. Cellophane'.

The musical is directed by Walter Bobbie, with choreography by Ann Reinking, scene design by John Lee Beatty, costumes by William Ivey Long, lighting by Ken Billington and sound by Scott Lehrer.

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