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Photos: Get a First Look at Jinkx Monsoon and James T. Lane in CHICAGO

Celebrating 26 years on Broadway, Chicago is Broadway’s longest running American musical.

Get a first look at photos of Jinkx Monsoon as "Matron 'Mama' Morton" and James T. Lane as "Billy Flynn" in Chicago on Broadway below!

The Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago is now playing at New York's Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). Celebrating 26 years on Broadway, Chicago is Broadway's longest running American musical.

The cast of Chicago currently features Charlotte d'Amboise as Roxie Hart, Lana Gordon as Velma Kelly, Evan Harrington as Amos Hart, and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine. The current cast also includes David Bushman, Christine Cornish, Jennifer Dunne, Jessica Ernest, Jeff Gorti, Arian Keddell, Mary Claire King, Marty Lawson, Joseph London, Barrett Martin, Sharon Moore, Drew Nellessen, Celina Nightengale, Brian O'Brien, Denny Paschall, Emma Pittman, Jermaine R. Rembert, and Michael Scirrotto

With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, Chicago is now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history.

Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, by hiring Chicago's slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which might just as easily be ripped from today's tabloids.


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VIDEO: Jinkx Monsoon on How CHICAGO Inspired Her to Start Doing Drag Photo
Jinkx Monsoon appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers last night to discuss starring on Broadway in Chicago as Matron Mama Morton. Watch the interview video now, in which she discusses her family coming to see Chicago, the audience's energy on her opening night, and rehearsing the show in nine days.

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See photos of Jinkx Monsoon and James T. Lane taking their first bows in Chicago on Broadway!

Video: Drag Superstar Jinkx Monsoon Takes Her First Broadway Bows in CHICAGO Photo
Jinkx Monsoon took the stage for her first performance as 'Matron 'Mama' Morton' in Chicago last night, ahead of an 8-week limited engagement. She is the first drag queen to play the role on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there to capture the moment as she took her first bows after the show. Check out the video here!

Video: Drag Superstar Jinkx Monsoon Gets Ready for Her Broadway Debut in CHICAGO Photo
'Everyone has been talking about Broadway basically since I was three years old. This is a manifestation moment,' said the drag legend and two time winner of RuPaul's Drag Race on her upcoming Broadway debut. Jinkx will play 'Matron 'Mama' Morton' beginning Monday, January 16  in an 8-week limited engagement, becoming the first drag queen to play the role on Broadway. In this video, Jinkx tells us more about her Broadway dreams coming true!

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