Former Housewives of Atlanta star Nene Leakes is headed to broadway again to star in Chicago the musical. Nene Leakes recently walked away from reality TV and decided to take her acting skills seriously and even though her appearances on Glee, The New Normal, and Dancing with the Stars was a short one she didn’t let that hold her back. Nene Leakes debuted her acting skills for the first time on broadway playing the angry step mother in

and now she’s starring in Chicago the musical. Nene launched her career by starring on the hit reality show Housewives of Atlanta but I guess sometimes you have to walk away from where you started from in order to grow and Nene Leakes has definitely grown as an actress!


Nene announced via her Instagram the news about her starring in Chicago

I’m so excited to say I am headed back to BROADWAY in CHICAGO as Matron Morton!
#neneismama #doingwhatilove #broadwaybaby #movingbacktonewyork

Nene Leakes will be playing Matron “Mama” Morton, who was played by Queen Latifah in the 2002 film adaptation. The show will debut on Nov. 23 and last until Dec. 20th!

Way to go Nene on your opportunities that just keep coming, keep up the good work.