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Jinkx Monsoon Returns to Cast of Broadway's Chicago

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Two-time RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Jinkx Monsoon, who made her Broadway debut in Chicago in January 2023, returns to the Tony-winning revival June 27.

Monsoon again steps into the role of Matron “Mama” Morton, playing 20 performances through July 12 at the Ambassador Theatre. She succeeds NaTasha Yvette Williams.

In an earlier statement Monsoon said, “Most of my life, and my entire artistic career—I have known the roles I would play well, but I also knew the industry was not yet giving actors like me the chance to prove it. Over the last decade, I, and queer artists like myself have been chipping away at the antiquated ideas of gender and performance—leading to my life-changing run as Mama Morton in Chicago. During that one 10-week run, I learned so much about my craft and myself—and I cannot wait to take all of that back into this role and show. I am still just a kid, in shock and awe of this wonderful world I get to be a part of."

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