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Broadway’s Chicago starring Brandy by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino

Broadway’s Chicago starring Brandy Norwood by Celebrity Photojournalist Lisa Pacino of Under The Duvet Productions, New York.

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Brandy Norwood, New York, June 1, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

 Grammy Award winning singer and actress Brandy Norwood made her Broadway début in the role of “Roxie Hart” for an eight-week limited engagement in Chicago beginning April 28th through June 21st, she has now been extended through August 2nd at the Ambassador Theatre. Chicago the musical is by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Ebb and Bob Fosse, set in Prohibition-Era Chicago in 1926; it originally opened on Broadway in 1975. Other actresses who have played “Roxie Hart” include Marilu Henner, Lisa Rinna, Bebe Neuwirth, Sandy Duncan and Christie Brinkley. Last night, June 1, 2015, Brandy and her cast members celebrated Peruvian actor Marco Zunino who plays the role of “Billy Flynn”. Marco will soon return home to Peru to star in a new theatre production. After last night’s performance they gathered at E&E at The Pearl Hotel in New York for a private party sponsored by Hiro Sake.

Brandy began singing as a child, and released her self-titled début album in 1994; she starred as the title character in Moesha from 1996 to 2001; and on November 2, 1997 she starred in the re-make of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella on ABC- TV as the first African-American to play the title role; Cinderella‘s Fairy Godmother was played by Whitney Houston. Brandy has countless TV, film, and recording credits including a duet with Monica, “The Boy Is Mine”, and her second album, Never Say Never. “The Boy Is Mine” became the best-selling song of 1998 in the US, spending 13 weeks on top of the US Billboard Hot 100.

Photographs and Article by Celebrity Photojournalist Lisa Pacino of Under The Duvet Productions, NY. All Rights Reserved.

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Marco Zunino and Brandy, New York, June 1, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Marco Zunino and Brandy, New York, June 1, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Marco Zunino and Brandy, New York, June 1, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Marco Zunino “Billy Flynn” and NaTasha Yvette Williams, who plays the role of Matron “Mama” Morton, New York, June 1, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Cast Members, New York, June 1, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Cast Members, New York, June 1, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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NaTasha Yvette Williams, who plays the role of Matron “Mama” Morton, with a party guest, New York, June 1, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Brandy and a Hiro Sake waiter, New York, June 1, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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E&E, The Pearl Hotel, New York, June 1, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Marco Zunino and Brandy, Curtain Call at the Ambassador Theatre, New York, June 1, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Marco Zunino and Brandy, Curtain Call at the Ambassador Theatre, New York, June 1, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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