Angelica Ross, known for her roles in Pose and American Horror Story, steps into the leading role of broadway show Chicago from next month.
The casting was confirmed by the production team on 4 August and the star begins performances on 12 September. She will play Roxie Hart, a narcissistic murderer obsessed with fame.
Pamela Anderson made her broadway debut in the role earlier this year. The 41-year-old is the first trans woman to play Roxie and one of the first trans women to play a leading Broadway role.