Chita Rivera News

Also Credited As:
  • Conchita Del Rivero

  • Date Of Birth:
    January 23, 1933 (81)
    Birth Place:
    Washington, DC, USA
    Gender:
    Female
    CHICAGO Set To Razzle Dazzle At Kansas City's Starlight 8/11-16
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2009

    The national tour of Chicago The Musical will entertain Starlight Theatre patrons with its scintillating story and showstopping song and dance numbers on Aug. 11-16. Now the seventh-longest running musical on Broadway, this tale of sin and intrigue is sure to give Kansas Citians a sample of the intrigue of 1920s' Chicago. (more...)

    AMTP At Northwestern University To Present 2009 Summer Music Theatre Festival 7/24-8/9
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 09, 2009

    The Theatre and Interpretation Center and American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University will present the 2009 Summer Music Theatre Festival (June 24 to Aug. 9), featuring new works and old favorites performed by both Broadway stars and Northwestern music theatre students. (more...)

    Marshall's NINE Dances Into Movie Theatres in December
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2009

    The much-anticipated film 'Nine', based on the award-winning Broadway musical, will now be released for Christmas Day, according to EW.com. The film had previously been scheduled for a late November release. (more...)

    Upright Cabaret Presents STEPHEN SCHWARTZ: MAKING GOOD At The Ford Amphitheatre 8/23
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2009

    Upright Cabaret, L.A.'s premier theatrical showcase featuring an eclectic mix of artists from stage, screen and recording, presents its third and final of its wildly successful 'WICKED' Summer Night at the Ford, featuring the man who has given the world such musical theatre treasures as Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, The Baker's Wife and many more, STEPHEN SCHWARTZ: MAKING GOOD, featuring the West Coast premiere of songs from his new opera Séance on a Wet Afternoon, with musical direction by Chris Bratten, directed by Upright Cabaret Artistic Director Billy Porter and performing ONE NIGHT ONLY, Sunday, August 23 at 7:30pm at the Ford Amphitheatre, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East in Hollywood. (more...)

    Santa Monica Kicks Off 'Jazz of the Lawn' Free Concerts with Valarie Pettiford, Jennifer Leigh Warren, Leslie Odom, Jr. and More 8/9
    by LA News Desk - Aug 07, 2009

    On Sunday, Aug 9 at 5pm - The City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division kicks off the 4th annual free 'Jazz on the Lawn' series at City Hall with a free concert from L.A.'s renowned Upright Cabaret featuring Tony Award-nominee Valarie Pettiford, Jennifer Leigh Warren, Leslie Odom, Jr, and Brenna Whitaker, and Music Director Brett Ryback. (more...)

    CHICAGO Set To Razzle Dazzle At Kansas City's Starlight 8/11-16
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2009

    The national tour of Chicago The Musical will entertain Starlight Theatre patrons with its scintillating story and showstopping song and dance numbers on Aug. 11-16. Now the seventh-longest running musical on Broadway, this tale of sin and intrigue is sure to give Kansas Citians a sample of the intrigue of 1920s' Chicago. (more...)

    Chita Rivera Will Return To Birdland October 14-17
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2009

    Two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera will return to Birdland (315 West 44 Street, NYC) to in October of this year. (more...)

    HOW NOW, DOW JONES With Paige, Hanlon, Berman Opens At Minetta Lane Theatre 8/15-23
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2009

    The new developmental production of How Now, Dow Jones (www.HowNowDowJones.com) starring Cristen Paige (Spelling Bee, The Visit, Cry-Baby), Colin Hanlon (Rent, I Love You Because) and Fred Berman (The Normal Heart, Room Service) will be presented at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane) as part of the 2009 New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

    THE CUBAN AND THE REDHEAD To Be Presented 8/14 During The Festival Of New Musicals At Village Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 03, 2009

    The Cuban and the Redhead, a new musical about Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, will be presented on Friday, August 14 as part of the Festival of New Musicals, 'Village Originals,' at Village Theatre where Next to Normal was developed. (more...)

    Rob Marshall To Take Over 'Pirates' Film Franchise?
    by Charlie Piane - Jul 31, 2009

    Could noted director Rob Marshall be next in line to helm the 'Pirates Of The Carribean' film franchise? Trade paper Variety is reporting this could indeed be the case. (more...)

    Chita Rivera Responds To President Obama's Medal Of Freedom Honor
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2009

    Two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera has released a statement in response to receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama. (more...)

    President Obama Names 2009 Medal Of Freedom Recipients; Rivera, Poitier And Milk Among Honorees
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2009

    President Obama today named 16 recipients of the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom. America's highest civilian honor, the Medal of Freedom is awarded to individuals who make an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Rachel York's One-Woman Show At The Magic Castle
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2009

    Rachel York's one-woman show, 'For The Love Of It,' performs at Cabaret at the Castle, located in the Inner Circle of the world famous Magic Castle. (more...)

    AMTP At Northwestern University To Present 2009 Summer Music Theatre Festival 7/24-8/9
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2009

    The Theatre and Interpretation Center and American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University will present the 2009 Summer Music Theatre Festival (June 24 to Aug. 9), featuring new works and old favorites performed by both Broadway stars and Northwestern music theatre students. (more...)

    BYE BYE BIRDIE Runs For 11 Matinee And Evening Shows At The Ethel M. Barber Theatre, Performances Begin 7/24
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2009

    Conrad Birdie, the hip-swiveling, gold lamé-clad rock star in the 1960 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, ?Bye Bye Birdie,? will be appearing at Northwestern University?s Evanston campus this summer. ?Bye Bye Birdie? will run for 11 matinee and evening shows at the Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive, during the Theatre and Interpretation Center of Northwestern University?s 2009 Summer Music Theatre Festival. (more...)

    HOW NOW, DOW JONES With Paige, Hanlon, Berman Opens At Minetta Lane Theatre 8/15-23
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2009

    The new developmental production of How Now, Dow Jones (www.HowNowDowJones.com) starring Cristen Paige (Spelling Bee, The Visit, Cry-Baby), Colin Hanlon (Rent, I Love You Because) and Fred Berman (The Normal Heart, Room Service) will be presented at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane) as part of the 2009 New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera Visits Broadway's IN THE HEIGHTS at the Richard Rodgers Theatre
    by Walter McBride - Jul 17, 2009

    Seven time nominee and two time Tony Award-winner Chita Rivera visited the cast of In The Heights at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City on Thursday, July 16th, 2009. The Tony winning original star of the show, Lin-Manuel Miranda, also dropped and BroadwayWorld.com was there! (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Hosts The Express Success 'Rack Relay Race'
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2009

    Vanessa Williams hosted the Express Success 'Rack Relay Race' and professional clothing drive to benefit Not-For-Profit Dress For Success in Grand Central Terminal in New York City on Monday afternoon June 30th. (more...)

    BYE BYE BIRDIE Runs For 11 Matinee And Evening Shows At The Ethel M. Barber Theatre, Performances Begin 7/24
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2009

    Conrad Birdie, the hip-swiveling, gold lamé-clad rock star in the 1960 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, ?Bye Bye Birdie,? will be appearing at Northwestern University?s Evanston campus this summer. ?Bye Bye Birdie? will run for 11 matinee and evening shows at the Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive, during the Theatre and Interpretation Center of Northwestern University?s 2009 Summer Music Theatre Festival. (more...)

    Graae, Grabeel, Harewood & More Set For Reprise's Broadway Under The Stars 6/27
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2009

    Reprise Theatre Company presents Broadway Under The Stars for one night only, on Saturday, June 27 at 8:30 pm at John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, starring six favorite Reprise performers -- Jason Graae, Lucas Grabeel, Dorian Harewood, Jean Louisa Kelly, Vicki Lewis, and Valarie Pettiford. The production is directed by Lee Martino, with music direction by Mary Ekler. (more...)

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