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Photo Flash: Amra-Faye Wright In CHICAGO


On Monday, February 2, the Broadway company of the record-breaking worldwide musical smash CHICAGO welcomed South Africa native Amra-Faye Wright to the starring role of Velma Kelly for an 11-week engagement through Sunday, April 19.

Since 2005, Amra-Faye Wright has played the role of Velma Kelly throughout the world -- including Broadway, London's West End; Johannesburg and Capetown, South Africa; and on tour throughout Europe and the United Kingdom. She also took part in both the Broadway and London 10th Anniversary productions of CHICAGO.

Wright's other theatrical credits include Vi Moore in Footloose (UK Tour), Sandy in Grease (Johannesburg Superbowl), Sheila in A Chorus Line (Civic Theatre, Johannesburg) and others. She has written and performed several one-woman shows, including It's Not Where I Start, Drinks on Me and Rouge Pulp.

CHICAGO plays Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. There are no Wednesday performances.

Tickets for CHICAGO are available by calling at 212-239-6200 or by visiting the Ambassador Theatre Box Office, located at 219 W. 49th St. Regular Box Office hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Noon to 7 p.m. Sunday.

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Photos by Catherine Ashmore


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