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CHICAGO - THE MUSICAL

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The musical, considered too dark when it failed in 1975, today seems right in keeping with hard-learned cynicism about the American justice system.

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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Jennifer Nettles Poses for CHICAGO Promo Shoot

Jennifer Nettles, who just announced she will be making her Broadway debut as 'Roxie Hart' in Chicago, posted two photos from backstage at her photo shoot for the musical. Check out the sultry images below!

The Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and international music superstar will debut in the musical this winter. Nettles joins the Broadway company in the starring role for a limited eight-week engagement running Monday, February 2 through Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.)

CHICAGO is directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Tony Award winner Ann Reinking, with set design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by Tony Award winner William Ivey Long, lighting design by Tony Award winner Ken Billington and sound design by Scott Lehrer. The musical currently stars Amy Spanger as Roxie Hart, Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly, John O'Hurley as Billy Flynn, Raymond Bokhour as Amos Hart and NaTasha Yvette Williams as Matron "Mama" Morton.

Nettles has become one of the most popular singer-songwriters in music today and recently had a #1 Country Album with her solo debut CD "That Girl." As the lead vocalist of the country group Sugarland, the band exploded onto the music scene in 2004 and have worldwide sales of over 22 million (albums and singles) to date, have achieved eight No. 1 singles and have won numerous awards including trophies from the Grammys, AMAs, ACM Awards, CMT Music Awards and CMA Awards. Nettles has won five ASCAP awards for her songwriting abilities, and in 2008 individually received a Grammy Award, ACM Award and CMA Award for penning the emotionally charged, platinum-selling No. 1 hit "Stay."

At the 2009 ACM Awards, Nettles was honored with the "Crystal Milestone Award" for being the first woman to be the solo songwriter on an ACM "Song of the Year" winner since 1972. Nettles has been seen all over the media spectrum, with performances ranging from President Barack Obama's inauguration celebration to "Oprah," "Good MorningAmerica," "Ellen," "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno and "CNN Heroes," among others. Her fans have grown to expect Nettles to deliver memorable, heartfelt performances both individually and with surprise duet partners: At the 2007 AMAs, Beyonce joined Sugarland on stage for a countrified version of her hit single "Irreplaceable."

Two years later, at The Kennedy Center Honors, Nettles paid tribute to icon Bruce Springsteen, covering "Glory Days" and "I'm on Fire" with Ben Harper. In 2010, Nettles, Katy Perry and Keri Hilson opened "VH1 Divas: Salute The Troops" with a playful and sexy reprise of the WWII-era hit "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," and most recently Nettles treated fans to a show-stopping performance of "You and I" with Lady Gaga at the 2011 'Grammy Nominations Live' concert. Nettles and her Sugarland partner Kristian Bush have performed in numerous European countries and have headlined multiple U.S. tours that continue to sell out venues across the country.

With a legendary score by John Kander and Fred Ebb, and a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, Chicago is now the 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 Revivaland the Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording.

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Article reprinted with permission from www.BroadwayWorld.com

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