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  • Conchita Del Rivero

  • Date Of Birth:
    January 23, 1933 (82)
    Birth Place:
    Washington, DC, USA
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    VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Tonight at Paper Mill PlayhouseVANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Tonight at Paper Mill Playhouse
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

    Paper Mill Playhouse presents its winter comedy, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. This touching and wickedly hysterical Tony Award-winning best play features Broadway, television and film veterans: Philippe Bowgen (Spike), Gina Daniels (Cassandra), Carolyn McCormick (Masha), Mark Nelson (Vanya), Michele Pawk (Sonia) and Jamie Ann Romero (Nina). Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be directed by Don Stephenson. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, January 21 through February 15, 2015. The official press opening night is Sunday, January 25, at 7:00pm. (more...)

    Career Transition For Dancers to Host 10th Annual LATIN DANCE PARTY This SpringCareer Transition For Dancers to Host 10th Annual LATIN DANCE PARTY This Spring
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

    Career Transition For Dancers presents the 10th anniversary LATIN DANCE PARTY on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at the beautiful Columbus Citizens Foundation, 8 East 69th Street (off Fifth Avenue), New York, New York 10021. Sponsored by Rolex Watch USA, the benefit includes cocktails/open bar & hors d'oeuvres at 7:00 pm, a three-course sit-down dinner at 8:00 pm, and dancing to the sounds of Louis Bauzo & Musicians along with a special performance by Arthur Murray Dance Center, Columbus Circle. There will also be a Latin dance lesson. (more...)

    Move Over Chita! Oprah Winfrey Wants to Star in Tony Kushner's New Version of THE VISIT on BroadwayMove Over Chita! Oprah Winfrey Wants to Star in Tony Kushner's New Version of THE VISIT on Broadway
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

    According to the New York Post, Chita Rivera wasn't the only star vying to bring The Visit to Broadway this season. Oprah Winfrey has reportedly been waiting for Tony Kushner to finish a new translation of Friedrich Durrenmatt's satirical 1956 play. (more...)


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    Angela Lansbury Stars in BLITHE SPIRIT, Coming to D.C.'s National Theatre This SpringAngela Lansbury Stars in BLITHE SPIRIT, Coming to D.C.'s National Theatre This Spring
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

    Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansburyreturns to the stage in an exciting North American tour of Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play, BLITHE SPIRIT. The tour makes its Washington premiere Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, March 29 at the National Theatre, where Ms. Lansbury made her first pre-Broadway stage debut nearly 58 years ago to the day in Hotel Paradiso. (more...)

    Broadway's THE VISIT Offers 1/26 Presale for Audience Rewards MembersBroadway's THE VISIT Offers 1/26 Presale for Audience Rewards Members
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

    Producers Tom Kirdahy, Tom Smedes, Hugh Hayes and Judith Ann Abrams announced today that the highly anticipated musical, The Visit, soon to open on Broadway, will have an exclusive presale for Audience Reward members beginning January 26, 2015. Please visit AudienceRewards.com to sign up and purchase. General on sale will begin February 1, 2015 and tickets will be available on Telecharge.com. (more...)

    Ann Morrison, Pamela Myers and Chip Zien Set for SONDHEIM ORIGINALS: OLD FRIENDS This Weekend at 54 BelowAnn Morrison, Pamela Myers and Chip Zien Set for SONDHEIM ORIGINALS: OLD FRIENDS This Weekend at 54 Below
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

    54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Broadway favorites Ann Morrison ('Merrily We Roll Along'), Pamela Myers ('Company') & Chip Zien ('Into The Woods') in 'SONDHEIM ORIGINALS - OLD FRIENDS' this weekend, January 16 & 17, 2015. (more...)

    FLASH FRIDAY: Gimme Love! KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Is Ready To Weave Another Web Over BroadwayFLASH FRIDAY: Gimme Love! KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Is Ready To Weave Another Web Over Broadway
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 16, 2015

    Today we are revisiting a dynamic 1990s Best Musical winner poised for a Broadway revival should the recent all-star reading having proved worthwhile, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN. (more...)

    Broadway's Chita Rivera Comes to The Alden in McLean, 2/24Broadway's Chita Rivera Comes to The Alden in McLean, 2/24
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

    Come celebrate the one and only Broadway legend CHITA RIVERA in a unique solo concert event, coming to The Alden in McLean for one night only on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

    2014 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Winners Announced - Chita Rivera, Christine Ebersole, Vanessa Williams & More!2014 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Winners Announced - Chita Rivera, Christine Ebersole, Vanessa Williams & More!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 14, 2015

    Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 60 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2014 Los Angeles winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 1/14/2015 - ROMEO AND JULIET, NEVERMORE and More Land Off-Broadway!WAKE UP with BWW 1/14/2015 - ROMEO AND JULIET, NEVERMORE and More Land Off-Broadway!
    by Jessica Showers - Jan 14, 2015

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: It's a big night off-Broadway with 'ROMEO AND JULIET', 'NEVERMORE', DA and more beginning previews! (more...)

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    by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

    Lincoln Center is expanding its Lincoln Center Local series, offering free screenings of world-class performances to library branches around New York City's five boroughs. The Lincoln Cente­­r Local: Free Screenings series, running from January to June 2015, is part of a pilot program run by Lincoln Center Education, and expands upon last year's Lincoln Center Local HD series. (more...)

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    by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

    According to the New York Times, a revival of KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN could be heading to Broadway! A reading for the show was held just last week starring Audra McDonald, Alan Cumming, and Steven Pasquale in the roles of Aurora, Molina, and Valentin respectively. Tony winner John Tiffany (Once, The Glass Menagerie) directed the reading. Producer Tom Kirdahy, who put the reading together, told NYT: "I think everyone is interested in having further conversations, but there is no game plan for a production at this point." (more...)

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    by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

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    by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

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    by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

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