Pose star Angelica Ross is set to make her Broadway debut in Chicago this fall, becoming the first openly transgender actor to play the murderous vixen Roxie Hart in the long-running musical.Ross, 41, whose credits also include American Horror Story: 1984, will start an eight-week run beginning September 12 at the Ambassador Theatre.She will join a Broadway opening its arms to transgender actors.

Glowing:Pose star Angelica Ross is set to make her Broadway debut in Chicago this fall, becoming the first openly transgender actor to play the murderous vixen Roxie HartIn 2018, Ru Paul´s Drag Race star Peppermint became the first openly trans woman to originate a principal role on Broadway, starring in the Go-Go´s jukebox musical Head Over Heels.This spring, L Morgan Lee made history as the first openly transgender person to be nominated and go on to win a Tony Award for her work as a featured actress in the musical A Strange Loop.

Other principal and featured Broadway actors who have identified as trans include Alexandra Billings in The Nap, Becca Blackwell in the play Is This a Room, and Kate Bornstein and Ty Defoe in Straight White Men.Set in the 1920s, Chicago is a scathing satire of how show business and the media make celebrities out of criminals.