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Country Star Jennifer Nettles Hits The Broadway Stage In 'Chicago'

Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014, in New York City. (Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
Jennifer Nettles behind the scenes of her photo shoot for her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart In 'Chicago' on December 10, 2014, in New York City. (Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)

The name on everybody’s lips is going to be Jennifer Nettles, as she stars in the Broadway musical “Chicago.”

Nettles, who is best known for the Grammy-winning country duo Sugarland, is playing the role of Roxie Hart, a murderess awaiting trial in 1920s jazz-age Chicago.

Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with the country star about her debut and the challenges of going from singer to Broadway actor.

Watch The New York Times video about Jennifer Nettles:

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