According to PageSix, NeNe Leakes will trade in her Real Housewives Of Atlanta drama, and trade up to "Mama" Morton of the famous musical Chicago.
The play, made abundantly MORE famous by the 2002 Film with Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Richard Gere, will be accepting NeNe as Mama, the role made most visible by Queen Latifah.
Sadly, were finding that Rumer Willis, daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore / Dancing With The Stars Champ will not be sharing the stage with NeNe, as her run as Roxie Hart will end November 1st.
Well, we know NeNe has the pipes, so let's hope she can kick butt at this "When You're Good To Mama" song. She's got some big shoes to fill - Queen Latifah nailed it.
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