BREAKING NEWS: Acclaimed Israeli actress and singing sensation Shiri Maimon – ???? ????? has been tapped to make her Broadway Debut as “Roxie Hart” in the long running Broadway revival of Chicago The Musical this September 2018 at the Ambassador Theatre. No official start date has been announced.
For those who may not know, Maimon is a well known star in Theatre, Film, TV, and the music scene in Israel. She was first discovered in 2003 as the runner-up on the first season of KOCHAV NOLAND (translated as A STAR IS BORN) which was the Israeli version of the IDOL. She then went on taking on 4th place in the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest with the song HASHAKET SHENISHAR earning rave reviews. In addition, she recorded four albums. She also went on to be a judge on the Israeli version of The X Factor.
Maimon’s Israeli Theater stage work have been a lot of shows at the Habima Theatre (????? ???????? ??????) which is known as the National Theatre of Israel. Several roles include “Noa” in a musical adaptation of a well known 1978 Israeli film called THE TROUPE (?????) and most recently played “Eva Peron” in a recent production of Evita – The Musical there. For CHICAGO, the show will mark as Maimon’s American and Broadway Debut!!
SHALOM & CONGRADULATIONS SHIRI!! Welcome to Broadway.
Who is excited?
Following a successful run on the stage in Israel, singer and actress Shiri Maimon is set to play the role of Roxie Hart in Chicago come September.
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