Chicago Calling

Kara Dioguardi is about to make her Broadway stage debut as a merry murderess.

By (AP)

Published: Tue 21 Jun 2011, 8:25 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 7:12 AM

The songwriter and former American Idol judge is the latest celebrity to step into the role of Roxie Hart in the Tony Award-winning revival of Chicago.

DioGuardi is now the head judge on Bravo’s Platinum Hit. She will be in the show for eight weeks.

Chicago is now the fifth longest-running production in Broadway history. It debuted in 1996.

Other big names have played the role include Ashlee Simpson and Christie Brinkley.

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