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  • Conchita Del Rivero

  • Date Of Birth:
    January 23, 1933 (82)
    Birth Place:
    Washington, DC, USA
    Gender:
    Female
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    @Chita_Rivera - 3/27/15 11:49am John Kander & Fred Ebb final Musical "The Visit" http://t.co/W5lR7AUdp7


    @Chita_Rivera - 3/25/15 05:02pm Richard Ridge peek before the sneak http://t.co/Vhcf3JwB8c


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    Broadwayworld.com interviewed John Tartaglia about his career and current role in George Street Playhouse's 'Buyer and Cellar.' (more...)

    Shayla Benoit Featured on Latest Episode of SOMETHING NEW PodcastShayla Benoit Featured on Latest Episode of SOMETHING NEW Podcast
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

    In Episode 309, award-winning musical theatre writer Joel B. New sat down with Shayla Benoit, an actor, singer, dancer, director, choreographer, producer, and Star Wars enthusiast (shaylabenoit.com). (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Swiss Ambassador Toasts THE VISIT at Special Breakfast with Chita Rivera & Roger Rees!Photo Coverage: Swiss Ambassador Toasts THE VISIT at Special Breakfast with Chita Rivera & Roger Rees!
    by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Mar 16, 2015

    The highly anticipated musical, The Visit, will begin performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26 with an Opening Night set for Thursday, April 23. The cast is led by Tony AwardŽ Winners Chita Rivera as Claire Zachannassian and Roger Rees as Anton Schell. The Swiss Ambassador just hosted a breakfast for the legendary duo at his home to celebrate the show, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the event below! (more...)

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    by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

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    by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

    DINNER WITH THE BOYS - a new play by the beloved actor and writer Dan Lauria (LOMBARDI, "The Wonder Years" and "Sullivan & Son")- will be given its Off-Broadway debut this spring at the Acorn Theatre at Theater Row (410 W. 42 St.) in New York City, with preview performances starting April 21 prior to an official opening night on May 4, it has been announced by the play's producer Pat Addiss. (more...)

    Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY, 3/17Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY, 3/17
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    THE MEMORY SHOW Cast Album, Featuring Leslie Kritzer & Catherine Cox, Now OnlineTHE MEMORY SHOW Cast Album, Featuring Leslie Kritzer & Catherine Cox, Now Online
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    by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

    George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint welcome New Jersey native John Tartaglia, from the original Broadway cast of Avenue Q, as well as TV's Sesame Street and the Emmy Award - nominated Johnny and the Sprites to New Brunswick as the sole cast member of Buyer & Cellar, the fourth production of the New Brunswick theatre's current season. Mr. Tartaglia will take the fictional journey to the fictional version of Barbra Streisand's fictional basement through March 29. Opening night is set for tonight, March 6. Mr. Saint helms the production. (more...)

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    by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

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