‘DWTS’ Finalist Ariana Madix to Make Broadway Debut in ‘Chicago’
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After placing third on Dancing with the Stars Season 32, Ariana Madix is set to make her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in the musical Chicago. The Vanderpump Rules star shared the exciting news on Live with Kelly and Mark Wednesday morning.
Ariana Madix to Make Broadway Debut in Chicago
Madix has a degree in Theater and has spoken about her dream of appearing on Broadway. Now that dream is becoming a reality, as she’s set to take on the role of Roxie Hart in the musical Chicago for an eight-week run starting in January.
“It is just the biggest dream come true. I cannot believe this is real life. I’m gonna cry,” Madix told the co-hosts after sharing the news.
Madix will appear in the show from January 29 to March 24, 2024. As People points out, she’s not the first Bravo celebrity to perform in Chicago. Previous stars include Erika Girardi and Lisa Rinna from Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, as well as Kandi Burrus and NeNe Leakes from Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Chicago is the longest-running musical on Broadway, with the revival opening in 1996. The show is set in the 1920s and focuses on female criminals, including the main character Roxie Hart.
Madix Finished in Third Place on DWTS
On Tuesday night, Madix competed in the finale of Dancing with the Stars Season 32. Ultimately, she and her dance partner Pasha Pashkov finished the competition in third place, behind runner-up Jason Mraz and winner Xochitl Gomez.
During the finale, Madix danced a redemption Samba to “Spice Up Your Life” by the Spice Girls, earning a score of 29 out of 30. Later, she and Pashkov earned a perfect score of 30 for their Freestyle to “Run the World (Girls)” by Beyoncé and “Level Up” by Ciara.
Fans can also see Madix in the upcoming new season of Vanderpump Rules, premiering on Bravo in January.