Kandi Burruss is headed to Broadway!
The Real Housewives of Atlanta star revealed on Watch What Happens Live that she had plans to pursue a career in broadway and is now set to star as Matron “Mama” Morton in Chicago.
The show is one of the longest-running Broadway musicals of all time, from Jan. 15 through March 11 at the Ambassador Theatre in New York City.
The production stars Tony Award nominee Charlotte d’Amboise as Roxie Hart, original cast member Leigh Zimmerman as Velma Kelly, YouTube sensation and Broadway star Todrick Hall (through Jan. 14 only) as Billy Flynn, Raymond Bokhour as Amos Hart, LaVon Fisher-Wilson as Matron “Mama” Morton and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine.
Meanwhile, the ladies of Xscape are keeping it pushing as well, hiring Tamar Braxton’s estranged hubby Vince Herbert as their manager and dropping two new tracks sans Burruss.