Isaac Mizrahi will make his Broadway acting debut as Amos Hart in “Chicago.”
The fashion designer and “Project Runway: All-Stars” judge is set to join the company for a three-week limited engagement beginning Nov. 7. He will succeed Evan Harrington.
While “Chicago” will mark Mizrahi’s first acting role on Broadway, his work as a costume designer has been seen in “The Women,” “Barefoot in the Park” and “The Threepenny Opera.”
Mizrahi will join a cast that currently features Angelica Ross as Roxie Hart (through Nov. 6), Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly, Brandon Victor Dixon as Billy Flynn, Charity Angél Dawson as Matron “Mama” Morton and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine.
The current cast also includes David Bushman, Jennifer Dunne, Jessica Ernest, Jeff Gorti, Arian Keddell, Mary Claire King, Joseph London, Barrett Martin, Sharon Moore, Drew Nellessen, Celina Nightengale, Brian O’Brien, Denny Paschall, Jermaine R. Rembert, Rachel Schur, Michael Scirrotto, Christine Cornish Smith and Brian Spitulnik.
“Chicago” is currently in its 25th year on Broadway at the Ambassador Theatre. The musical is produced by Barry and Fran Weissler.