NEW YORK – Huey Lewis (search) is coming to Broadway, starring as rapscallion lawyer Billy Flynn in the long-running revival of "Chicago."
Lewis, lead vocalist and founding member of Huey Lewis and the News (search), starts performances in the Kander-and-Ebb musical on Nov. 1.
The group is best known for such rock hits as "The Power of Love," "The Heart of Rock and Roll," "Stuck with You," "I Want a New Drug" and "Workin' for a Livin'.
Lewis has appeared in such movies as "Sphere," "Shadow of a Doubt" and "Duets," and television series "Just Shoot Me" and "One Tree Hill."
Brooke Shields joins "Chicago" (search) as Roxie Hart on Sept. 9, appearing in the show through Oct. 30.
The current cast of "Chicago" includes Charlotte d'Amboise as Roxie, Luba Mason as Velma Kelly, Christopher McDonald as Billy Flynn and Carol Woods as Matron Mama Morton.