'Real Housewives of Atlanta' 's Kandi Burruss Joins the Cast of 'Chicago' on Broadway

Kandi Burruss will make her Broadway debut in the role of Matron "Mama" Morton

From the ATL to the Big Apple!

PEOPLE can exclusively reveal that Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss is joining the cast of Chicago on Broadway for an eight-week run beginning this January.

The hit musical, which recently celebrated its 21st anniversary on the Great White Way, will welcome Grammy award-winning Burruss, 41, as she makes her Broadway debut from Jan. 15 to March 11 at the Ambassador Theater. The Xscape singer will play Matron “Mama” Morton.

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The production currently 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.

Visit ChicagoTheMusical.com for more information.

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