Chita Rivera to Bring 80th Birthday Celebration to Bay Area Cabaret, Feb 23
Bay Area Cabaret invites audiences to Chita Rivera: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION, lauding a theatrical icon and one of Broadway's greatest triple-threat talents, as the fabulous Chita Rivera returns in a unique solo concert event celebrating her 80th Birthday.
The nine-time Tony nominee, two-time Tony Award winner (Kiss of the Spiderwoman, The Rink) and first Hispanic ever to receive the Kennedy Center Honor, will share perspectives and recreate signature moments from her legendary career, including showstoppers from West Side Story, Sweet Charity, and others. In addition to a special tribute to her dear friends John Kander & Fred Ebb, Ms. Rivera will perform the timeless music of Leonard Bernstein, Charles Strouse, Jerry Herman and Stephen Sondheim.
Concerts are set for 3:00pm and 7:30pm, Sunday, February 23, 2014 at the Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason Street, atop Nob Hill, San Francisco.
Tickets: $48 general, on sale at www.bayareacabaret.org or City Box Office (415) 392-4400. For Bay Area Cabaret patrons, the Fairmont Hotel offers a lavish buffet dinner in the Laurel Court for $40 plus tax and tip, including free parking for all who dine in the Laurel Court.
Photo Credit: Laura Marie Duncan