You probably figured former world-champion figure skater (And Yahoo! Sports Olympic analyst) Elvis Stojko could dance, right?
There was certainly an element of that in his first career, between the quadruple-triple jump combinations.
But Stojko, who turned 42 on Saturday, tried something new and pretty daring last week: treading the boards on Broadway at the Ambassador Theatre in New York City, as Billy Flynn in a revival of the classic stage musical Chicago.
It looks like he got an oustanding reception, from this video taken by fellow figure-skater Sarah Hughes on opening night. And he looks awfully suave and debonaire in that tux.
Stojko debuted on March 17 for a one-week engagement. But he's not done; he'll join the musical's North American touring troupe for its run at the Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto from March 26-30.
Here he is talking about it.
Stojko had a few show-biz credits on his resumé before this big leap, but nothing like this. He played himself on an episodeRead More »from Figure skater Elvis Stojko finds a new stage – on Broadway