Christie Brinkley To Penetrate ‘Chicago’ On BroadwayFebruary 8th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 8, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Chicago’ is the widely lauded and triumphant musical, which has acquired honors historically at the Tony Awards. ‘Chicago’ is now obtaining a supermodel renovation as Christie Brinkley is geared up to accompany the cast of Broadway’s newest production of ‘Chicago.’
Brinkley is a renowned American supermodel, who has had a fairly satisfactory career as an actress as well. She has hitherto emerged in the covers of more than 500 magazines. The 57-year-old Brinkley has functioned with companies such as Chanel, Mastercard as well as Danskin, Nissan and Got Milk? Brinkley had also been selected in 1998 by Playboy as one of the 100 most sensual females of all time. She has also been the recipient of an honor from Ask.com for being, as per the website, one of the ‘top 10’ supermodels ever.
In ‘Chicago’, Brinkley will come into sight as the imprisoned slaughterer, Roxie Hart, for a commitment that will last 11 weeks from April 4 to June 19. The location will be the Ambassador Theatre on 49th Street. Brinkley is the newest celebrity to enact the character of Roxie in the successful musical, which is, presently, in its 15th year on Broadway.
‘Chicago’, the musical, is located in Chicago, Illinois, in the Prohibition Era. The musical rotates around the aspirant star, Roxie Hart. Subsequent to Roxie slaughtering her lover, Fred, she is locked up. Nevertheless, due to her resourceful solicitor, Billy Flynn, Roxie becomes a cause célèbre for the folks of Chicago. Finally, her trial is brought before the courthouse and she is freed only to become a luminary on the dais with fellow previous prisoner, Velma Kelly. Chicago is the sixth most well-liked play on Broadway.
Brinkley debuted as an actress in 1983 opposite Chevy Chase in ‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’ and she was also present in its 1997 follow-up, ‘Vegas Vacation.’ She has also come into view on NBC’s ‘Mad About You’ and has also hosted InStyle Celebrity Weddings that is associated with Lifetime Television. Brinkley commenced her career in the world of modeling in 1973 subsequent to being discovered by a photographer while Brinkley was studying in the French capital, Paris.
Other personalities, who have acted out the character of Roxie, consist of Brooke Shields, Sandy Duncan as well as Marilu Henner, Bebe Neuwirth, Michelle Williams, etc.
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