Chita Rivera News

Also Credited As:
  • Conchita Del Rivero

  • Date Of Birth:
    January 23, 1933 (81)
    Birth Place:
    Washington, DC, USA
    Gender:
    Female
    THE BOOK OF MORMON's Gavin Creel to Make Provincetown Debut This Fall
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

    Two-time Tony Award Nominee Gavin Creel will make his long-awaited Provincetown debut with the acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House series on September 5 and 6 at 7:00 PM featuring series host and SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky on the piano. (more...)

    'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 20th, 2014
    by Paul W. Thompson - Aug 20, 2014

    The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. A BIC 'Beautiful' announcement, dates confirmed for Estefan musical 'On Your Feet,' both versions of 'The Wild Party' get local productions, Porchlight sings Disney, 'Toulouse' takes a stage, Tony winners Levi Kreis and Chita Rivera set solo dates here, and much more! (more...)

    William Blake's ECHOES OF ETTA Set for 9/4 at Joe's Pub
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

    Echoes of Etta, the award-winning Etta James Tribute, continues their Summer/Fall residency on September 4th, 9:30pm at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street). Echoes of Etta was the winner of the 2014 MAC Award for Show of the Year. (more...)

    William Blake and Michael Thomas Murray's ECHOES OF ETTA Set for 9/4 at Joe's Pub
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

    Echoes of Etta, the award-winning Etta James Tribute, continues their Summer/Fall residency on September 4th, 9:30pm at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street). Echoes of Etta was the winner of the 2014 MAC Award for Show of the Year. (more...)

    Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/16-8/17/2014
    by - Aug 17, 2014

    Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 17, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014. (more...)

    Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT, Starring Chita Rivera Closes Today, 8/17
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2014

    The newly staged version of Kander and Ebb's The Visit, starring Chita Rivera, concludes its run in the Williamstown Theatre Festival today, August 17. Under the direction of John Doyle, the show officially opened on August 2. (more...)

    Chita Rivera, Marilyn Maye, James Synder & More Will Take the Birdland Stage in September
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

    Birdland Jazz Club has announced its September 2014 schedule, featuring Ralph Alessi Baida Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Coltrane Revisited, Bud Powell Birthday Celebration, Barbara Carroll, Christian McBride Trio, Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

    Stephen Schwartz, Ana Gasteyer and More Set for Bay Area Cabaret's 2014 Opening Gala, 9/27
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

    Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, launches its 11th season this fall at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room with an Opening Night Gala celebrating the work of songwriter/composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, Enchanted, Prince of Egypt). The evening will feature two on-stage interviews with Mr. Schwartz by ASCAP's Director of Musical Theatre Michael Kerker, and performances by Saturday Night Live's Ana Gasteyer, who performed the role of 'Elphaba' in Wicked on Broadway, and by two masterful interpreters of Schwartz' work, Liz Callaway and Michael McCorry Rose. Bay Area Cabaret's Opening Night Gala Tribute to Stephen Swartz will take place 8 pm, Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason Street, atop Nob Hill, San Francisco. (more...)

    Bryan Batt to Make Provincetown Art House Debut, 8/24
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

    Bryan Batt - star of TV's "Mad Men" and the Academy Award Winning film "12 Years A Slave," and Broadway's "La Cage Aux Folles,' 'Sunset Boulevard,' 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,' 'Starlight Express,' and 'Cats.' Bryan will be joined by Michael Lavine at the piano, for one show only, on Sunday, August 24. For tickets please visit www.ptownarthouse.com, or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

    BREAKING NEWS: Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley to Star in Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Revival at Paper Mill; Full Cast Announced
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

    Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is proud to open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees and More!
    by Stage Tube - Aug 12, 2014

    Williamstown Theatre Festival presents The Visit, running on the Main Stage through August 17, 2014. Check out highlights from the production below! (more...)

    Lynne Shankel Presents New 54 Below Show, SHANKTUNES, 10/2
    by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 12, 2014

    Notable Broadway arranger, orchestrator and musical director Lynne Shankel will present an evening of original songs later this Fall at popular NYC cabaret venue 54 Below, titled SHANKTUNES: A NIGHT OF ORIGINAL SONGS BY LYNNE SHANKEL. (more...)

    The Broadway Experience Wraps Seventh Summer Season
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

    The Broadway Experience returned for a seventh summer program at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center from July 28th - August 10th. With over 20 professional educators from the Broadway community, TBE offered over 75 classes, workshops, lectures, a performance based second week and invited Jonathan Groff as guest speaker. Jonathan spoke about his life on and off the stage, and took the time to answer questions and offer advice and inspiration. He was even kind enough to give an impromptu performance from Disney's recent hit film, Frozen. (more...)

    BWW Interview: Jason Danieley Talks All About THE VISIT at Williamstown Theatre Festival!
    by Adrienne Onofri - Aug 11, 2014

    Will they or won't they...bring the Berkshires production to NY? Chita Rivera's costar brings us the scoop on the Kander and Ebb show. (more...)

    THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 2-8
    by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 08, 2014

    Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include The Public Theatre's KING LEAR, Constantine Maroulis' return to ROCK OF AGES, the opening of the Off-Broadway production of PHOENIX, and more! (more...)

    UPDATED Review Roundup: Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT Starring Chita Rivera
    by Review Roundups - Aug 07, 2014

    Williamstown Theatre Festival opened The Visit, starring Broadway legend, Chita Rivera and Tony Award winner, Roger Rees. The production runs through August 17, 2014. (more...)

    Encores! BAND WAGON, LADY, BE GOOD, ZORBA! and Four MTC World Premieres Set for NY City Center's 2014-15 Season; Full Lineup Announced!
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

    New York City Center's 2014-15 season features an exciting lineup of dance and musical theater that begins with the 11th season of City Center's acclaimed Fall for Dance Festival. The Festival features 24 acclaimed dance companies and artists from around the world, and will kick off in September with two free dance performances at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park in association with The Public Theater, followed by five unique programs at City Center in October. The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event starring Brian Stokes Mitchell, follows in November, and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns for a month-long engagement in December. (more...)

    Breaking: Brand-New Production of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Coming to Broadway; Rob Ashford to Direct!
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

    Those foot-stopping aggies, those friendly ladies of the night (and day), Miss Mona, Sherriff Ed Earl Dodd, the side-stepping Governor, and master media manipulator Melvin P. Thorpe will populate Broadway in the brand-new production of the Larry L. King - Pete Masterson - Carol Hall musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Chita Rivera Makes it Worth THE VISIT to Williamstown Theatre Festival
    by Nancy Grossman - Aug 07, 2014

    Broadway legend Chita Rivera makes her Williamstown Theatre Festival debut opposite Festival favorite and former Artistic Director Roger Rees in the newest incarnation of Kander and Ebb's THE VISIT, the musical based on the 1956 tragicomedy by Swiss playwright Friedrich Durrenmatt, with book by Terrence McNally. Director John Doyle has reimagined it as a one-act with a focus on the love story, and his collaboration with Choreographer Graciela Daniele results in a show that makes movement a vital component to convey elements of the narrative without words. (more...)

    Stephen Lee Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Cohenour and More to Lead Steve Martin's BRIGHT STAR at The Old Globe; Walter Bobbie Directs!
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

    The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical featuring music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, lyrics by Brickell, and book by Martin, based on an original story by Martin and Brickell. Directed by Walter Bobbie, Bright Star will run September 13 - November 2, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 13 - September 27. Opening night is Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. Single tickets go on sale on Friday, August 8 at noon. (more...)

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