Tony Award Winner James Monroe Iglehart will be Broadway’s next Billy Flynn in Chicago beginning, Monday, January 17, 2022 at the Ambassador Theatre. James Monroe Iglehart is so excited to be a part of this legendary production. Bway credits: Hamilton (Lafayette/Jefferson), Genie in Disney’s Aladdin (Tony winner for Best Featured Actor), Freestyle Love Supreme, Memphis (Bobby), 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Mitch). TV/Film credits: “We are Freestyle Love Supreme,” “Maniac” (Carl), “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Coriolanus Burt), “Gotham,” “Elementary,” “Law & Order: SVU.” Host of HGTV show “Biggest Little Christmas Showdown”. Voice overs: Disney animated series Tangled, Disney’s DuckTales, & Vampirina. Upcoming film DisEnchanted on Disney Plus.
The Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago is now in its 25th year, Chicago is Broadway’s longest running American musical. The cast of Chicago currently features Ana Villafañe as Roxie Hart, Bianca Marroquín as Velma Kelly, Tom Hewitt as Billy Flynn, Tony Award-winner Jennifer Fouché as Matron “Mama” Morton, Raymond Bokhour as Amos Hart and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine. The cast also includes DavidBushman, C. Caballero, Jennifer Dunne, Jessica Ernest, Jeff Gorti, Arian Keddell, Mary Claire King, Barrett Martin, Sharon Moore, Drew Nellessen, Celina Nightengale, Brian O'Brien, Denny Paschall, Jermaine R. Rembert, Rachel Schur, Michael Scirrotto, Christine Cornish Smith and Brian Spitulnik.
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. Produced by Barry and Fran Weissler, Chicago is the winner of six 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording.