NFL Superstar Eddie George Will Make B’way Debut in Chicago

first_img from $49.50 View Comments Chicago Related Shows All he cares about is love! NFL Legend and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George is set to make his Broadway debut in Chicago. He will begin performances on January 11, 2016 and is scheduled to play a limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre through February 28. Jason Danieley is currently playing the role.George has previously made stage appearances in such works as Matthew Lopez’s The Whipping Man (Nashville Repertory Theatre), Suzan-Lori Parks’ Topdog/Underdog (Amun Ra Theatre) and in the title roles of both Othello and Julius Caesar at the Nashville Shakespeare Festival. George won the Heisman Trophy in 1995 while playing for Ohio State University. That honor served as the prelude to a nine-year career in the NFL, which saw him lead the Tennessee Titans to Super Bowl XXXIV and selected to the Pro Bowl four consecutive years, finishing his career with the Dallas Cowboys.Chicago currently stars Rumer Willis as Roxie Hart (through November 1), Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly, Raymond Bokhour as Amos Hart, NaTasha Yvette Williams as Matron “Mama” Morton and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine.last_img