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NeNe Leakes Returning to Broadway in 'Chicago'

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    NeNe Leakes, on the evening of her Broadway debut in "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella."

    Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta” alum NeNe leakes will return to Broadway this holiday season, taking on the role of Matron “Mama” Morton in the long-running revival of John Kander and Fred Ebb’s “Chicago.”

    Leakes’ run will begin Nov. 23, and go through Dec. 20 at the Ambassador Theatre.

    The reality actress made her debut on the Great White Way in 2014, playing the wicked stepmother Madame in “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella.” Her past screen credits include NBC’s “The New Normal” and “The Celebrity Apprentice.”

    “Chicago” is currently in its 19th year -- making it the longest running revival in Broadway history, and the second longest-running show ever (behind “The Phantom of the Opera”).

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