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Robin Givens to join 'Chicago'

Sept. 6, 2005 at 4:26 PM

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- "Head of the Class" star Robin Givens is joining the Broadway cast of the Tony Award-winning musical, "Chicago."

Givens will take over the role of Roxie Hart on Jan. 16 and will stay with the show through March 26, Playbill reported Tuesday.

Givens is a veteran TV actress with roles on "Cosby,' "Diff'rent Strokes," "Moesha" and "Fresh Prince of Bell-Air" among others.

"Chicago" won Tonys for Best Revival of a Musical in 1997 and for actors Bebe Neuwirth and James Naughton, director Walter Bobbie, lighting designer Ken Billington and choreographer Ann Reinking.

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