Since its debut in 1975, the musical Chicago has been a beloved mainstay on Broadway—it presently holds the title for the longest active-running manufacturing—and the trendy sneakers of its notorious murderess Roxie Hart have been crammed by a slew of noteworthy names. Initially portrayed onstage by Gwen Verdon, the position has since been performed by the likes of Liza Minnelli, Renée Zellweger (within the 2002 Oscar-winning movie adaptation), Michelle Williams, Ashlee Simpson, Christie Brinkley, Pamela Anderson, and Angelica Ross, to call a couple of.
Taking on the torch in its present run is actress and singer Olivia Holt. The 25-year-old, who starred in final 12 months’s hit sequence Merciless Summer time, kicked off her eight-week engagement on the Ambassador Theatre on April 10, taking over favourite musical numbers “Humorous Honey” and “Roxie.” The efficiency marks Holt’s Broadway debut and an exhilarating one at that. So earlier than the curtain falls on her closing June 4 present, we requested the actress to doc a typical day within the life taking part in one of the crucial iconic stage characters.