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: Jury Begins Deliberations In R. Kelly Trial After 6 Weeks Of Testimony
CBS2 recently caught up with the leading ladies about what it means.READ MORE: NYC Teacher, Principal Unions Warn Of School Staffing Shortages When Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect; De Blasio Says Substitutes Standing By
“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: Mayor De Blasio Says He Will Visit Rikers Island Next Week Amid Growing Pressure
“Chicago” is set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s and is celebrating 25 years on Broadway this year.