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NEW YORK, Sep 06, 2005 (United Press International via COMTEX) -- "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.
Copyright 2005 by United Press International.