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Japanese Superstar to Return to Broadway Cast of Chicago

JANUARY 24, 2017

Japanese singing actor Ryoko Yonekura will return to the Broadway production of the long-running, Tony-winning revival of Chicago July 3–13 in the role of merry murderer Roxie Hart at the Ambassador Theatre.

Yonekura originated the role of Roxie in the Japanese-language production of Chicago in 2008 and returned to the musical in 2010. She then learned the role in English and made her Broadway debut in 2012.

Photograph by Junji Ishiguro

Author: Andrew Gans
Source: Playbill

TAGS: BROADWAY, CHICAGO, RYOKO YONEKURA

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