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Chita Rivera News

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  • Conchita Del Rivero

  • Date Of Birth:
    January 23, 1933 (81)
    Birth Place:
    Washington, DC, USA
    Gender:
    Female
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    ECHOES OF ETTA to Play Final Performance at Joe's Pub, 11/06ECHOES OF ETTA to Play Final Performance at Joe's Pub, 11/06
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

    Echoes of Etta, the award-winning Etta James Tribute, concludes their 2014 residency on November 6th, 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...)

    Gregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More to Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC Next MonthGregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More to Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

    ?The new musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL is currently undergoing a New York workshop, concluding with invited rehearsals for industry members on November 6 and 7. (more...)

    Sonnet Repertory Theatre to Honor Celia Weston at 12th Annual Benefit & Cabaret, 11/23Sonnet Repertory Theatre to Honor Celia Weston at 12th Annual Benefit & Cabaret, 11/23
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

    Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents their Twelfth Annual Benefit and Cabaret on Sunday, November 23, at Joe's Pub to honor award-winning actress, CELIA WESTON. (more...)

    Jon Peterson's HE WROTE GOOD SONGS Comes to The Triad, 10/27Jon Peterson's HE WROTE GOOD SONGS Comes to The Triad, 10/27
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

    Monday, October 27 at 9:00 pm there will be a special performance at State 72 / The Triad, 158 West 72 Street (just off Broadway). Written and performed by Jon Peterson, "He Wrote Good Songs" is the story of Anthony Newley, the legendary British actor, singer, song-writer, director. (more...)

    Megan Mullally and More Set for 2014-15 San Antonio Broadway SeriesMegan Mullally and More Set for 2014-15 San Antonio Broadway Series
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

    The Broadway @ series originated at its now-famous home in Provincetown, MA in the summer of 2011. Since that time the series, hosted by SiriusXM radio star and pianist Seth Rudetsky and produced by Mark Cortale, has attracted Broadway's biggest stars, such as Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Sutton Foster, Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson, Chita Rivera, and many other marquee names. The series has also now leapt to ongoing seasons in New Orleans, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, the Poconos, Woodstock, NY, Hartford, Detroit, as well as Sydney, Australia and London's West End. (more...)

    Cheyenne Jackson to Make 'Broadway @ NOCCA' Debut in New Orleans, 11/7Cheyenne Jackson to Make 'Broadway @ NOCCA' Debut in New Orleans, 11/7
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

    When Broadway, TV and film star Cheyenne Jackson made his debut in the Broadway @ The Art House series hosted by Seth Rudetsky this past summer, the Cape Cod Times called him 'a singer with tremendous style' and raved that 'his vocal range goes deep' and 'his dance moves go from sultry to hip-swiveling rock.' On the heels of selling-out all six of his summer shows in Provincetown, Cheyenne Jackson make his debut in the Broadway @ NOCCA series on November 7th at 7:30PM for one show only. SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky will join him as pianist and host. For tickets, visit broadwaynola.com or call 800-838-3006. Broadway @ Nocca is sponsored exclusively by the New Orleans Hotel Collection, Gambit and the Mystic Krewe of Satyricon. (more...)

    Chita Rivera and John Doyle Will Reunite for Conversation at Classic Stage CompanyChita Rivera and John Doyle Will Reunite for Conversation at Classic Stage Company
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

    On Sunday, November 16 (7:30pm), Classic Stage Company Associate Director and Tony Award winner John Doyle will take a look back at the legendary work of Chita Rivera. Doyle and Rivera will discuss the stage and film star's six-decade career in which she became the first Latino American to receive a Kennedy Center Honors award, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and a nine-time Tony Award nominee. (more...)

    BC/EFA Adds Liza Minnelli to 'Broadway Legends' Ornament CollectionBC/EFA Adds Liza Minnelli to 'Broadway Legends' Ornament Collection
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

    Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS announces that the legendary Liza Minnelli is the 2014 addition to its Broadway Legends holiday ornament collection. (more...)

    AMERICAN IDOL Finalist Devin Velez to Join Donna McKechnie at Pride Films and Plays' SIMPLY SENSATIONAL Benefit, 10/20AMERICAN IDOL Finalist Devin Velez to Join Donna McKechnie at Pride Films and Plays' SIMPLY SENSATIONAL Benefit, 10/20
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

    Pride Films and Plays annual fall benefit Simply Sensational: Legends will reach new heights this year when Tony Award Winner Donna McKechnie headlines the event on October 20. She will be joined on stage by other musical guests American Idol Finalist Devin Velez, Colte Julian from Million Dollar Quartet, and Ryan Lanning from Bailiwick Chicago's The Wild Party. WGN's Dean Richards serves again as the emcee, which features a preshow reception at 6 pm, the performance at 7, and a post show champagne toast with Ms. McKechnie. (more...)

    Jon Peterson's HE WROTE GOOD SONGS to Play State 72/The Triad, 10/27Jon Peterson's HE WROTE GOOD SONGS to Play State 72/The Triad, 10/27
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

    Monday, October 27 at 9:00 pm there will be a special performance at State 72 / The Triad, 158 West 72 Street (just off Broadway). Written and performed by Jon Peterson, 'He Wrote Good Songs' is the story of Anthony Newley, the legendary British actor, singer, song-writer, director. (more...)

    Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/11-10/12/2014Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/11-10/12/2014
    by - Oct 12, 2014

    Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, October 12, 2014 - Sunday, October 12, 2014. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Terrence McNally, Alan Cumming, and More Attend CHITA'S BACK! at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Terrence McNally, Alan Cumming, and More Attend CHITA'S BACK! at Birdland
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2014

    There was a happening on West 44th Street! For a week, Chita Rivera brought her joyful, razzle-dazzling nightclub act to Birdland, which she calls her favorite room in the city. “These walls are filled with the best music! Playing Birdland just makes me feel cool,” she proclaimed. As if her iconic Broadway career wasn't cool enough, “Chita's Back” was a concert for the history books – with the ever-youthful legend in fine fettle; singing, dancing and telling some of the best insider stories any theater-lover could hope for. Material from Bye Bye Birdie, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, West Side Story and The Visitwere included, as well as a James Taylor duet with daughter, Lisa Mordente. The swinging was band led by guitarist/percussionist Michael Croiter, with Michael Patrick Walker on piano, Jim Donica on bass, and Dan Willis on saxophone. (more...)

    Sunday Special: Celebrating Broadway's High-Stepping Dance MusicalsSunday Special: Celebrating Broadway's High-Stepping Dance Musicals
    by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 12, 2014

    In celebration of this season's ON THE TOWN, we've collected 10 of our favorite dance musicals. From classics like ANYTHING GOES, 42ND STREET, A CHORUS LINE and WEST SIDE STORY to modern marvels such as NEWSIES and STRICTLY BALLROOM, the way choreography is used to tell a story continues to evolve and inspire. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Miss Coco Peru Comes to BirdlandPhoto Flash: Miss Coco Peru Comes to Birdland
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

    The Broadway at Birdland concert series was happy to present Miss Coco Peru in 'Have You Heard?' this past Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

    Photo Flash: Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, Chita Rivera, Michael Dameski and More at Career Transition For Dancers' 29th JubileePhoto Flash: Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, Chita Rivera, Michael Dameski and More at Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Jubilee
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

    ROLEX presented NEW YORK NEW YORK a helluva town -- Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, October 6th, 2014 at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th & 7th Aves.), NYC followed by dinner at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. Angela Lansbury received the 2014 Rolex Dance Award. James Earl Jones, Ms. Lansbury's Driving Miss Daisy co-star, presented her with the award. The 2014 Career Transition For Dancers Outstanding Contributions to the World of Dance Awards honorees went to Janice Galli Becker, Fe Saracino Fendi, and Joe Tremaine & Tremaine Dance Conventions & Competitions. Scroll down for photos of the performances and starry attendees! (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: Lindsay Mendez, Jenn Colella & More Sing Lynne Shankel at 54 Below!STAGE TUBE: Lindsay Mendez, Jenn Colella & More Sing Lynne Shankel at 54 Below!
    by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2014

    54 Below just welcomed SHANKTUNES- an evening of original songs by Drama Desk-nominated orchestrator/arranger Lynne Shankel. Lynne was joined onstage by some of New York's finest talent for a fun-filled evening of her blend of pop, R&B, swing and musical theatre. ShankTunes featured songs from the recent Off-Broadway production of bare, as well as premieres of brand new songs. The evening was directed by Stafford Arima. Check out highlights from the night below! (more...)

    Drama League Will Honor James Earl Jones at 2015 Gala- MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAYDrama League Will Honor James Earl Jones at 2015 Gala- MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

    The Drama League (Executive Director Gabriel Shanks; Artistic Director Roger T. Danforth) announced today they will honor the legendary Emmy®, Grammy®, Oscar® and Tony® Award (EGOT) winner James Earl Jones at the 31st Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway, to be held onMonday evening, February 2, 2015 at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street). The black-tie gala, which features dozens of stars from Hollywood and Broadway in a one-night-only musical tribute inspired by Mr. Jones' career in theater, film and television, supports The Drama League's educational initiatives for promising young artists. Tickets are available by calling (212) 244-9494. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the Career Transition for Dancers' 29th Anniversary JubileePhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the Career Transition for Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee
    by Jennifer Broski - Oct 7, 2014

    Just last night, ROLEX presented NEW YORK NEW YORK a helluva town - Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee at New York City Center. Angela Lansbury received the 2014 Rolex Dance Award. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special night below! (more...)

    Photo Coverage: John Kander, James Rado & More Celebrate Abe JacobPhoto Coverage: John Kander, James Rado & More Celebrate Abe Jacob
    by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 7, 2014

    Long-time friends, associates and family gathered last night (October 6) to celebrate the 70th birthday of one of the theatre community's most treasured members - award-winning sound designer Abe Jacob. (more...)

    CHITA'S BACK at Birdland TonightCHITA'S BACK at Birdland Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

    Birdland is proud to announce the return of Broadway icon Chita Rivera in Chita's Back! this week, October 7 - 11, 2014. (more...)

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