Simpson, whose dating life is regularly covered by online gossip sites, won't be playing Roxie for the first time. The singer previously appeared in "Chicago" on London's West End and in the long-running Broadway revival at the Ambassador Theatre.
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"Chicago" will be directed by Brooke Shields, who has also played Roxie on Broadway. The production will run for three performances at the Bowl from July 26 to 28.
Roxie, Simpson's character in "Chicago," is an aspiring entertainer who is accused of murder and becomes a media celebrity.