On Monday, you may have caught our gushing for Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life and, in particular, Deidre Goodwin. She was fabulous in the revival of Chicago as both Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart. Even her performance in the ensemble of the screen adaptation was brilliant. Here are a few captures from the "Cell Block Tango" number where Deidre, Catherine and the girls bring down the house with "He had it coming ..."
Of course, there's another reason why we're re-visiting this film: Screenwriter Bill Condon turns director for Dreamgirls. Of course, these are two different types of musicals but it's absolutely amazing to witness what he and Rob Marshall did for Chicago. Cannot. Wait.