Pasquale Aleardi & NaTasha Yvette Williams to Step Into B’way’s Chicago

first_img from $49.50 Chicago Williams takes over from Carmen Ruby Floyd, who also plays her final performance on November 30. She was last seen onstage as Queenie in the New York Philharmonic’s acclaimed production of Showboat. Her Broadway credits include A Night with Janis Joplin, The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess and The Color Purple. Chicago also currently stars Amy Spanger as Roxie Hart, Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly and Raymond Bokhour as Amos Hart. The Great White Way’s Chicago will welcome two new leading players to the cellblock on December 1. German stage and screen star Pasquale Aleardi will take over as Billy Flynn and Broadway fave NaTasha Yvette Williams will step into the role of Matron “Mama” Morton. The tuner is playing at the Ambassador Theatre. Related Shows With a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, the Tony-winning revival of Chicago is now the second longest-running musical in Broadway history. View Comments Aleardi replaces Christopher Fitzgerald, whose final performance in the production will be on November 30. He will play a limited week-long engagement with the Broadway company through December 7, after which he’ll return to Germany to star as Billy Flynn in the upcoming Stuttgart production of the classic tuner.last_img read more