Headlines: Tom Hewitt to Join Broadway's Chicago as Billy Flynn
by Broadway.com Staff
Tom Hewitt is set to join the Broadway company of Chicago on November 3 as slick
criminal lawyer Billy Flynn. Hewitt replaces Tom Wopat, who’ll play his last performance
as Flynn on November 2 before kicking off Chicago’s tenth national tour in Charlotte,
North Carolina on November 11.
Hewitt received Tony and Drama Desk nominations for playing Dr. Frank N. Furter in
The Rocky Horror Show. His other Broadway credits include Dracula, the Musical; The
Boys from Syracuse; The Boys from Syracuse; The Lion King; School for Scandal and
The Sisters Rosenzweig. His TV and film credits include Third Watch, Frasier, All
My Children, Julie Taymor’s Fool’s Fire and narration for the Discovery, History
and National Geographic channels.
Chicago, which will soon celebrate its 12th anniversary on Broadway, continues its
run at the Ambassador Theatre.