NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Wednesday kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month, four weeks dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the contributions of Hispanic Americans.
At the hit Broadway musical “Chicago,” which opened Tuesday, Latin stars headline the hit show. Bianca Marroquin stars as Velma Kelly and Ana Villafane is Roxie Hart.READ MORE: Statue Of Liberty Celebrates 135th Birthday
CBS2 recently caught up with the leading ladies about what it means.READ MORE: Flight Attendant Attacked By Passenger, Flight From New York's JFK To John Wayne Airport Diverts To Denver
“It’s what we bring to the table, and we’re just as capable as anybody else. So it’s very exciting. It’s legendary. It’s iconic. And we’re here and we’re here to stay,” Villafane said.MORE NEWS: FDNY Union To Protest NYC Vaccine Mandate Thursday Outside Gracie Mansion
“Chicago” is set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s and is celebrating 25 years on Broadway this year.