Cuba Gooding Jr. Joins Broadway Cast of Chicago October 6

Broadway News   Cuba Gooding Jr. Joins Broadway Cast of Chicago October 6
 
The Oscar winner steps into the role of Billy Flynn.
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Cuba Gooding Jr. Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr., recently seen as Billy Flynn in the London company of Chicago, reprises the role on Broadway beginning October 6.

The actor will play the smooth-talking lawyer in the Tony-winning revival through November 18 at the Ambassador Theatre.

Gooding Jr., who won the Academy Award for his work in Jerry Maguire, made his Broadway debut in 2013 in The Trip to Bountiful.

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Chicago currently stars Bianca Marroquin as Roxie Hart (returning to the cast October 6), Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly, Evan Harrington as Amos Hart, Raena White as Matron “Mama” Morton, and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine.

With a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, Chicago is now the longest-running American musical in Broadway history.

(Updated October 6, 2018)

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