Musical Theatre Senior Named Semi-Finalist in National Search for ‘Chicago’ Cast on Broadway

Ginny Swanson Headshot

Belmont University Musical Theatre senior Ginny Swanson was named a semi-finalist in the national search for Broadway’s next Roxie Hart in the hit musical Chicago. Casting directors, producers and former stars of Chicago chose Swanson as one of only 10 semi-finalists from among hundreds of applicants who submitted video auditions. 

Now it’s up to her fans to help Swanson advance to the final three. Visit to cast your online vote from Nov. 1-8. The top three finalists will be flown to New York City in November to audition in person with the show’s directors and producers. will film and produce a five-episode video series documenting the audition process, including interviews with the cast and creative team of Chicago, former celebrity Roxie Harts and footage of the contestants learning the iconic Roxie songs and dances. This will culminate with the official Broadway debut of the show’s newest Roxie Hart onstage at the Ambassador Theatre in New York City.

Visit Broadway to view Swanson featured at minute-mark 2:18 in the “The Search for Roxie” episode 2, “Meet the Top 10 Semi-finalists.”