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Ann Reinking, Broadway star who played Roxie Hart in ‘Chicago,’ dies at 71

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Ann Reinking, Broadway star who played Roxie Hart in 'Chicago,' dies at 71

Ann Reinking, the Broadway star who performed Roxie Hart within the musical “Chicago,” has died, her supervisor Lee Gross confirmed to The News Observersin an e-mail late Monday. She was 71.

Reinking died in her sleep in a Seattle resort Saturday, her sister-in-law, Dahrla King, informed The New York Occasions. The reason for dying will not be but identified, NYT reported.
In a assertion to Selection, the household mourned the lack of her “lovely soul.”
“The world and our household have misplaced a vibrant, wonderful expertise and delightful soul. Ann was the center of our household and the lifetime of the social gathering,” the assertion mentioned. “She was visiting our brother in Washington state when she went to sleep and by no means wakened. We’ll miss her greater than we are able to say. Heaven has one of the best choreographer out there now. I am positive they’re dancing up a storm up there! Annie, we are going to love and miss you all the time!!!”
Ann Reinking, Broadway star who played Roxie Hart in 'Chicago,' dies at 71

Reinking then starred in John Huston’s “Annie” in 1982 as Daddy Warbucks secretary, Grace Farrell.
 Ann Reinking poses with her Tony Award for Best Choreography for the show "Chicago" during the 1997 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall.

As an alternative, she carried out on tv and stage, making an enormous Broadway comeback within the 1990’s as Roxie Hart in “Chicago,” which earned her the Tony Award for Finest Choreography.
Reinking acquired a number of different Tony nominations for her performances in “Fosse,” “Dancin,” and “Goodtime Charley,” in keeping with Playbill.com.

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