Chicago: Terra C. MacLeod and Roz Ryan join cast
On 7 May 2012 Terra C. MacLeod, Roz Ryan and D. Micchich, will play 'Velma Kelly,' 'Mama Morton' and 'Mary Sunshine,' respectively, in the Tony Award-winning hit musical Chicago, for a four week engagement ending on 3 Jun 2012.
They assume their roles from Amra-Faye Wright (Velma Kelly,) Carol Woods (Mama Morton) and R. Lowe (Mary Sunshine), who played their final performance on 6 May, and are set to return to the show on 4 Jun 2012.
Terra C. MacLeod has a long history with 'Velma Kelly,' having starred in the French world premieres of Chicago in Montreal (2003) and Paris (2004), in addition to prior engagements with the Broadway production and the national and international touring productions.
This is Roz Ryan's twelfth appearance as 'Mama Morton,' a role she first played in 2002. Ryan's other Broadway credits include: 'Ain't Misbehavin' (1978), 'Dreamgirls' (1981), 'One Mo' Time' (2002) and 'The Pajama Game' (2006 revival). She is known to many as 'Amelia Hetebrink' from the NBC series "Amen."
D. Micchiche understudies the role of 'Mary Sunshine.' She has previosusly starred in National/international tours of Chicago.
Chicago now stars Tara C MacLeod (Velma Kelly), Tracy Shayne (Roxie Hart), Tony Yazbeck (Billy Flynn), Roz Ryan (Mama Morton), Raymond Bokhor (Amos Hart) and D. Micchiche (Mary Sunshine).
Now in its sixteenth year on the Great White Way, Chicago is the second longest-running production currently playing on Broadway, as well as Broadway's longest-running musical revival, as well as the longest-running American show in Broadway history.
The show 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 period through to 6 Jan 2013.
Chicago follows not your usual housewife, Roxie Hart, who gains dubious notoriety when she kills her boyfriend, invents her defence and manipulates everyone from her trustworthy husband to the fickle media and the unsuspecting public. The show features the well known songs, 'All That Jazz,' 'Razzle Dazzle' and 'Mr. Cellophane'.
Chicago has music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Book by Bob Fosse & Fred Ebb.
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.
Chicago is the winner of six 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording. It is the fouth longest-running production in Broadway history, as well as Broadway's longest-running musical revival.Tara C MacLeod as Velma KellyRoz Ryan as Mama Morton
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