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2021 Billboard Music Awards - Backstage

Priyanka Chopra Jonas & Nick Jonas Join Chicken & Biscuits Producing Team

The new Broadway comedy is welcoming global superstars and entrepreneurs to their producing team! Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas have joined the producing team of Douglas Lyons’ Chicken & Biscuits, which is currently in previews at Broadway’s Circle in the Square Theatre.

“Broadway is back, but this time it’s a new Broadway. It’s time we see some more diversity on the stage, and this cast and production team is making history on that front,” said Priyanka Chopra Jonas. “This is a monumental moment for the industry, and I’m overjoyed to be a part of it. This is also my first foray into Broadway, so to bring this show to audiences with my husband Nick, who has so much experience in the medium, and at a time when we need it most, is a very proud moment for me.”

Nick Jonas visited the cast and creative team at Circle in the Square Theatre on Sunday, September 26, to celebrate joining the team. The moment reunited Jonas with his upcoming Jersey Boys film co-stars E. Clayton Cornelious (Producer) and Michael Urie (Logan in Chicken & Biscuits) – the latter with whom he also co-starred in the Broadway musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying – and his Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary co-star Norm Lewis (Reginald).

Broadway has always had a special place in my heart, it helped launch my career. And after the last year and a half, Broadway is exactly what we need in this world,” said Nick Jonas. “This play highlights the importance of love, laughter, and family. It’s got energy, it’s got style, and it’s got heart. The kind of vibe that is so unique to live theatre.”

Priyanka Chopra Jonas is an award-winning actor, producer, entrepreneur, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, and New York Times Best Selling Author. With more than sixty international and Hollywood films to her credit, Priyanka is one of the most recognized personalities in the world. Most recently she starred in and produced the Academy Award nominated feature, The White Tiger, and up next will be seen in The Matrix 4, Text For You (Sony Pictures), and the Russo Brother’s Citadel series (Amazon.)

Nick Jonas is a Golden Globe and Grammy nominated singer, songwriter, actor, producer, and entrepreneur. He started his career on Broadway at age 7 and has received critically-acclaimed solo success. Jonas has been recognized by the Songwriters Hall of Fame and is one-third of the preeminent male group of this century, Jonas Brothers.

Directed by Zhailon Levingston(Assoc. Director,TINA – The Tina Turner Musical)who is the youngest black director in Broadway history at age 27 – Chicken & Biscuits celebrates its official Opening Night on Sunday, October 10, 2021, for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 2, 2022. 

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