June 16, 2021

Exclusive Photos! Bebe Neuwirth Gears Up to Play Matron ‘Mama’ Morton in Chicago

first_imgThe Countess of the Clink has got to be lookin’ classy! Bebe Neuwirth is getting ready to make her grand return to the long-running Broadway revival of Chicago, and Broadway.com has your exclusive first look at the star’s costume and wig fittings. Neuwirth, who won a Tony for her performance as Velma Kelly in 1997 and returned as merry murderess Roxie Hart in 2007, will take over the role of Matron “Mama” Morton for a limited engagement beginning January 14 at the Ambassador Theatre. Costume designer William Ivey Long created a sharp-fitting suit for Neuwirth, who will play the role in a wig inspired by the hairdo of actress Mary Astor. Get a good look at Jeremy Daniel’s classy pics, and then go see Bebe Neuwirth lord over Chicago’s Cook County Jail! Chicago View Comments Related Shows from $49.50 Star Files Bebe Neuwirthlast_img

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