What role did Bebe Neuwirth play in Chicago?

What role did Bebe Neuwirth play in Chicago?

Bebe Neuwirth is bravely going where no actress has gone before—she’s tackling her third leading role in Broadway’s Chicago! After snagging the Tony Award in 1996 for her portrayal of merry murderess Velma Kelly, Neuwirth returned to play Roxie Hart a decade later.

Who starred with Bebe Neuwirth in Chicago?

Chicago won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical in 1997 as well as awards for actors Bebe Neuwirth and James Naughton, director Walter Bobbie, lighting designer Ken Billington and choreographer Ann Reinking. The original production was directed and choreographed by the late Bob Fosse.

When did Bebe Neuwirth star in Chicago?

November 14, 1996
Roles (21)

Chicago Opened November 14, 1996 as Velma Kelly (Original) as Roxie Hart (Replacement) as Velma Kelly (Replacement) as Matron “Mama” Morton (Replacement)
The 48th Annual Tony Awards – 1994 Opened June 12, 1994 as Participating Artist (Original)
Damn Yankees Opened March 03, 1994 as Lola (Original)

Did Ann Reinking replace Gwen Verdon in Chicago?

Reinking, who has died aged 71, was Fosse incarnate. Most famously, she recycled Fosse’s first production of John Kander and Fred Ebb’s Chicago – in which she had replaced Fosse’s wife, the musical star Gwen Verdon, in the role of Roxie Hart – as a smash hit 20 years later.

Who has played Mama in Chicago?

Kandi Burruss. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star performed in Chicago for three months in 2018. The Bravo star, who made her Broadway debut in the musical, played Matron “Mama” Morton, a mother figure of the Cook County jail’s women’s block, where Roxie waits for her trial.

Was Bebe Neuwirth on Broadway?

Photo: Emilio Madrid) Two-time Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth has starred on Broadway in A Chorus Line, Sweet Charity, Chicago, Dancin’, Little Me, Fosse and The Addams Family, and off-Broadway in Here Lies Jenny and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Who plays Kelly Peterson Blue Bloods?

Bebe Neuwirth
In season 4, we were introduced to Kelly Peterson. Played by Bebe Neuwirth, the beautiful and charming new Inspector General was known to bump heads with Police Commissioner Frank Reagan (Tom Selleck) as she oversaw his department. It was Peterson’s job to investigate corruption, fraud, and abuse.

Who starred in the Broadway show Chicago?

Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville opened on June 3, 1975 at the 46th Street Theatre, and ran for a total of 936 performances, closing on August 27, 1977. The opening night cast starred Chita Rivera as Velma Kelly, Gwen Verdon as Roxie Hart, Jerry Orbach as Billy Flynn and Barney Martin as Amos Hart.

What nationality is Bebe Neuwirth?

AmericanBebe Neuwirth / Nationality

Beatrice “Bebe” Jane Neuwirth (/ˈbiːbi ˈnjuːwɜːrθ/; born December 31, 1958) is an American actress, singer, and dancer.

Is Bebe Neuwirth married?

Chris Calkinsm. 2009
Paul Dormanm. 1984–1991
Bebe Neuwirth/Spouse

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