From the musical world in the ATL to the stage in Broadway! It seems Kandi is making some major moves in her career. Not only did the singer reunite with her gal pals from Xscape this year, but the Atlanta housewife/songwriter will be making an appearance in Chicago The Musical on Broadway in 2018.
There has been much speculation surrounding why she would not be making new music with Xscape. Some people felt she was being a diva, while others speculated it was because the singer couldn’t let go of some past hurt caused by fellow group members. But fret not, the lingering question has finally been answered.
“I can officially announce that I will be performing as Mama Morton in Chicago on Broadway January 15th- March 11th!!!!! I’m so excited!” Kandi recently announced on Instagram.
Kandi is the second Atlanta housewife to join a Broadway cast. Fellow cast member, NeNe Leakes also played the role of Mama Morton as well as appearing in Cinderella. The 41-year-old will be stepping into the shoes of LaVon Fisher-Wilson, who is currently playing the character at the Ambassador Theater.
The hit musical, recently celebrated its 21st anniversary on the Great White Way. The cast also includes YouTube sensation and Broadway star,Todrick Hall who is cheduled to appear in the musical as Billy Flynn (through January 14 only), and Tony Award nominee Charlotte d’Amboise as Roxie Hart, and original cast member Leigh Zimmerman as Velma Kelly.