Christie Brinkley To Go on Broaadway

This undated photo provided by CoverGirl shows supermodel Christie Brinkley in her latest CoverGirl cosmetics advertisement. Brinkley had a 20-year contract with CoverGirl, then a 10-year hiatus. Now she's back. (AP Photo/CoverGirl) AP Photo/CoverGirl

The Tony Award-winning hit musical "Chicago" is getting a supermodel makeover - Christie Brinkley is joining the Broadway cast.

Brinkley will appear as the jailed killer Roxie Hart for an 11-week engagement from April 4 to June 19 at the Ambassador Theatre on 49th Street.

The 57-year-old model made her acting debut in 1983 opposite Chevy Chase in "National Lampoon's Vacation" and its 1997 sequel, "Vegas Vacation."

She also appeared on NBC's "Mad About You" and hosted Lifetime Television's InStyle Celebrity Weddings.

Brinkley is the latest to play Roxie in the hit musical, now in its 15th year on Broadway. Others include Brooke Shields, Sandy Duncan, Marilu Henner, Bebe Neuwirth, Ashlee Simpson, Michelle Williams and Melanie Griffith.
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