By: Jennifer Hong - Staff Writer
Feb 8, 2021
Christie Brinkley on Broadway. Christie Brinkley will be joining the Broadway Tony Award-winning hit musical ‘Chicago’ this spring. She will appear as the jailed killer Roxie Hart.
Brinkley will appear for an 11-week Broadway series from April 4 to June 19 at the Ambassador Theatre on 49th Street. The 57-year-old model made her acting debut in 1983 opposite Chevy Chase in “National Lampoon’s Vacation” and its 1997 sequel, “Vegas Vacation.” She also appeared on NBC’s “Mad About You” and hosted Lifetime Television’s InStyle Celebrity Weddings.
She is the latest to play Roxie in the hit musical, now in its 15th year on Broadway. Others include Brooke Shields, Sandy Duncan, Marilu Henner, Bebe Neuwirth, Ashlee Simpson, Michelle Williams and Melanie Griffith. Brinkley has also famously appeared in her ex-husband Billy Joel’s classic music videos “Uptown Girl,” “Keeping the Faith” and “All About Soul,” as well as Mick Jones’s music video “Just Wanna Hold.”
The supermodel is also best known for her three consecutive appearances on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in the late 1970s and early 1980s. She also had a longest-running contract with CoverGirl of any model in history. Brinkley has also worked as an actress, illustrator, photographer, writer, and designer, and as an activist for human and animals rights and the environment.Entertainment News Join The Conversation
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