Rumer Willis is the winner of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” season 20. She began her acting career as a child starring opposite her mother Demi Moore in the films Striptease and Now and Then. Her stage credits include Love, Loss and What I Wore (Off-Broadway); For the Record Live’s Dear John Hughes, Baz Luhrmann’s DBA and FTR: Tarantino. Her TV credits include “Workaholics,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “Hawaii 5-0,” “Songbyrd” (E! pilot) and more. Her film credits include House Bunny, Sorority Row, Diary of Preston Plummer and more. Rumer is working on her debut album alongside producer Linda Perry. Her band had a nearly 2 year Artist Residency at Hollywood’s The Sayer’s Club. Follow her on Twitter: @TheRue and on Instagram: @RueLaRue
AMRA-FAYE WRIGHT(Velma Kelly)
Amra-Faye Wright has played this role worldwide since 2001, and on Broadway and the West End since 2005, including both 10th Anniv. productions, and in Japan in Japanese. She received the Naledi and Fleur du Cap Awards (South Africa's Tony equivalent). Credits include: UK — Vi Moore/Footloose; South Africa — Sandy/Grease, Sheila/A Chorus Line, Mother Superior/Nunsense, Jack/Jack and the Beanstalk, Mrs. Darling/Peter Pan, Star/Viva Sun City, Lead/Elvis Las Vegas (Vita Award) and musical extravaganzas throughout the world. Solo shows include: "It's Not Where I Start" (Vita Award), "Drinks on Me," "Rouge Pulp" (Vita Award), "Sittin' on Top of the World." Guest appearances: SPAR Intern'l, VIP Gala, Sydney Olympics, World-Cup Rugby/Jo'burg Phil. Orch., AquABBA/Cape Phil Orch.
RYAN SILVERMAN(Billy Flynn)
Ryan is happy to be back playing Billy Flynn. He most recently received his second best actor Drama Desk nomination for his starring role in Side Show on Broadway. Other Broadway credits include Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera and Cry Baby. Other credits: Passion (Drama Desk and Drama League nominations), Into the Woods (MUNY), Camelot alongside Brian Stokes Mitchell (Kennedy Center), West Side Story (Olivier nominated production). Concert performances: The New York Pops (Carnegie Hall), Seattle Symphony with Marvin Hamlisch, Philadelphia Orchestra, Philly Pops, The Cincinnati Pops, Houston Symphony, Detroit Symphony, etc. Visit RyanSilverman.com and Facebook.com/RyanSilvermanOnline
RAYMOND BOKHOUR(Amos Hart)
Raymond made his Broadway debut with Chicago in 2001 (Helen Hayes Best Actor nom.). National Tour: Da in Once. Film: Man on the Moon, Changing Lanes, I'm With Lucy. Television: "30Rock," "Flight of the Conchords," "SNL," "Third Watch," "The Job," "L&O." Also a composer recorded by London Symphony, Warsaw and Moravian Philharmonics, and performed at Carnegie Recital Hall. He is co-author of The Suicide: A Musical Comedy, directed in concert at Barrington Stage by John Rando. RaymondBokhour.com
NaTASHA YVETTE WILLIAMS(Matron "Mama" Morton)
NaTasha is delighted to join Chicago! Last seen Showboat (Queenie) NY Philharmonic. Broadway: A Night with Janis Joplin (Aretha, Joplinaire), The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess (Mariah), The Color Purple (Sofia). Featured Vocalist/Concerts: Carnegie Hall (Irving Berlin), Avery Fisher Hall (Ragtime), Indianapolis Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Naples Philharmonic, Ottawa Symphony, just to name a few. NaTasha is also a recording artist. Love to Gregory and the little Lees! www.natashayvettewilliams.com.
R. LOWE(Mary Sunshine)
Happy to be celebrating 10 years in this incredible role! Opera: Turandot, L’Elisir D’Amore, Carmen, Così fan Tutti, Marriage of Figaro. Favorite musicals include Brigadoon, A Little Night Music and Candide. Many thanks to KV, BB, BW and family.
DONNA MARIE ASBURY(June)
Donna Marie made her B'way debut at age 11 in the revival of Gypsy starring Angela Lansbury. Next she played Terry Turner in the Stephen Sondheim/Harold Prince musical Merrily We Roll Along. At age 19, Ms. Asbury was chosen by Mr. Prince to portray Eva Peron in the national tour of Evita (the youngest actress ever to perform the role). Other B'way: Smile, Jerome Robbins' Broadway. Other nat'l tours: Chicago (Velma Kelly). Favorite Role: Cleve's wife. Favorite production: Daughter, Jacqueline.
Nicole has performed on and off Broadway and has done several National tours as well as many regional productions. She is thrilled to be here and thanks God and family for life and living.
DAVID BUSHMAN(Swing/Dance Captain)
David Bushman is honored to be making his Broadway debut with Chicago. French prod. and nat'l tours of Chicago (Dance Capt, Ensemble, Amos u/s). Re-staged the current nat'l tour. Love and gratitude to friends and family.
Broadway: Curtains, Oklahoma!, Chicago. Tours: Annie, A Chorus Line (Europe), Spamalot (Germany), Chicago (Japan). Outside the cellblock, Jenn is a digital artist & retoucher. www.thepixelcake.com
KELCY ANN GRIFFIN(Annie)
Broadway: Bullets Over Broadway. National Tours: Memphis, Dreamgirls. TV: "Power" (Starz), "Blue Bloods" (CBS). Love to Mom, Dad, John and Nicholas. Thanks to Judy Boals Inc. and Duncan Stewart Casting.
ADAM JEPSEN(Bailiff/Court Clerk)
Adam Jepsen is 'jazzed' to be doing Chicago. Broadway: Cinderella (Original Broadway Cast). Tour: Wizard of Oz (Scarecrow). Regional: MUNY, Ogunquit Playhouse. BFA: Penn State University. Gratitude: Duncan Stewart & Co. and the Chicago creative team. For Rosie. www.AdamJepsen.com
JAMES T. LANE(Harry/Martin Harrison)
B’way & West End: Scottsboro Boys, A Chorus Line. Tours: Jersey Boys, Cinderella, Fame. Regional: Kiss Me, Kate; Once on This Island, The Wiz. Concerts: Carnegie Hall with NY Pops, Ottawa Symphony.
J. LOEFFELHOLZ(Standby Mary Sunshine)
J.Loeffelholz is thrilled to be a part of this amazing production for the past 19 years. Original revival cast (Richard Rodgers, Shubert, Ambassador theatres). Many thanks to everyone!!
Broadway credits: Fosse; Once Upon a Mattress; Hello, Dolly! (with Channing). Also, Oh, Kay!; Encores! Golden Boy; Radio City productions, South Pacific.
BRIAN O'BRIEN(Fred Casely)
Broadway: Promises, Promises; The Pirate Queen; Beauty and the Beast; Annie Get Your Gun; Steel Pier. International tour: Spamalot. Signature Theatre: Kander & Ebb's The Visit.
Denny Pashcall is excited to return to Chicago. Credits include: Beauty and the Beast, Shrek, Anyone Can Whistle, Sondheim: The Birthday Concert. Love to my families in Denver and LA. Special thanks to Haven and Hudson -- you guys are the best.
Thrilled to be back! Chicago B'way: u/s Roxie/Velma (played), Kitty, Annie. Recently: TUTS Victor/Victoria (Norma), Goodspeed Damn Yankees (Lola). Favorite credits: Wicked (Elphaba u/s-played), Follies, Hugh Jackman in Performance. www.angelreda.com
JASON PATRICK SANDS(Doctor/The Judge)
Broadway: A Chorus Line (Don), Legally Blonde, The Producers. National Tour: Chicago (Billy Flynn). Film and television: Kinsey, The Producers, "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. Much love and thanks to Mom and Dad, Mamaw and Papaw.
MICHAEL SCIRROTTO(The Jury)
NY: Camelot, Lincoln Center. Nat'l Tours: A Chorus Line, West Side Story. Regional: Paper Mill; Goodspeed; Barrington Stage; Maltz & Northern Stage. International: Tokyo Disney. Proud Graduate of Dreyfoos S.O.A. & New World S.O.A.
Brian Spitulnik holds a BFA from the University of Michigan and a MFA from Columbia University. Winner of the Hopwood Award for Nonfiction, Brian is the author of McSweeney's "The Chorus Boy Chronicles;" "A Good Boy;" "Angels, Twice Descending" and "Hollywood and Vine," a new TV drama.
Tonya Wathen has dance captained or assisted on the national tours of Jersey Boys; Sweet Charity; Chicago and Hello, Dolly!. Nat'l Tour credits: Beauty and the Beast, Chicago (Roxie), We Will Rock You. TV: "VH1 Divas Live" and FX's "Rescue Me."
LARA SEIBERT YOUNG(Go-To-Hell Kitty)
Lara is thrilled to be joining this incredible show! Broadway: Pippin, Big Fish, A Christmas Story, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway, Young Frankenstein. Thanks to Duncan Stewart casting and Frontier. For my husband, Andrew.
ANDREW FITCH(Sergeant Fogarty)
Pippin (Broadway, A.R.T.); Spamalot (Broadway); Jack Cole Project (Queens Theatre); Follies, Girl Crazy (Encores!); Fosse Project (Toronto); Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Tours: Billy Elliot, Spamalot.