Christie Brinkley Roped In To Play Broadway RoleFebruary 8th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez
Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All the ardent followers of the supermodel Christie Brinkley are in for an added treat very soon when the famed Sports Illustrated model makes an appearance in the multiple-award winning Broadway musical ‘Chicago.’ According to reports, the supermodel has been signed in by the makers of the hit Broadway musical to star in the show for a period of eleven week. With Christie Brinkley edging one of the characters in the ‘Chicago,’ the musical would surely get a fresh breath of life while keeping the audiences waiting in anticipation.
It has been reported that the 57-year-old model-turned-actress would be making an appearance on the show at the Ambassador Theatre on 49th Street from April 4 to June 19 for a time-span of eleven weeks. Although it has been revealed that Christie Brinkley would be edging the role of jailed killer Roxie Hart, any further details about the supermodel’s Broadway stint has not be available. The super sexy former Sports Illustrated model is the latest star who has been roped in to play the character of Roxie in the Broadway show, which is currently in its 15th year.
Apart from Christie Brinkley who would be debuting on the Broadway on April 4, the other actresses who have edged the interesting character earlier on are Brooke Shields, Melanie Griffith, Marilu Henner, Michelle Williams, Ashlee Simpson, Sandy Duncan as well as Bebe Neuwirth. The supermodel made her acting debut in the 1983 release “National Lampoon’s Vacation” opposite Chevy Chase and also starred in its sequel “Vegas Vacation” that released in the year 1997.
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