Chita Rivera News

Also Credited As:
  • Conchita Del Rivero

  • Date Of Birth:
    January 23, 1933 (81)
    Birth Place:
    Washington, DC, USA
    Gender:
    Female
    Supporters Rise Up Behind Women's Project Theater Following Artistic Director's Departure
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

    Though Women's Project Theater may have lost its Artistic Director, support for the New York-based company continues to grow. (more...)

    Renee Fleming Stars in Williamstown Theatre Festival's LIVING ON LOVE, Opening Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

    Williamstown Theatre Festival welcomes Renee Fleming in the World Premiere of LIVING ON LOVE, opening today, July 16, and continuing through the 26th. This World Premiere by Joe DiPIetro and Garson Kanin is based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin and directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. (more...)

    From Sea to Shining Sea- Where to Find the Brightest Stars at Regional Theaters This Summer!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 15, 2014

    New York City is the place where stars flock to take their turns on the grandest stages in the world. Throughout the past year, Broadway has welcomed such film and television stars as Daniel Radcliffe, Patrick Stewart, Bryan Cranston, Debra Messing and Ian McKellen, as well as a slew of celebrated Broadway favorites such as Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris and many more. The Great White Way isn't the only place for stars to shine on stage though. During the summer months, many cherished performers travel to regional theatres around the country to share their extraordinary talents with the rest of America. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of this summer's starriest productions at a theatre near you! (more...)

    Signature Theatre Seeks Contestants for 2014 SIGNATURE IDOL Competition; Deadline 7/23
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

    Are you the next Broadway or pop sensation? The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA is looking for the next 'Signature Idol,' as the popular Signature Idol Competition returns for one day only during the theatre's annual Open House on August 2nd. Held in Signature's MAX Theatre, the competition enters its fifth year with a panel of three celebrity judges in search of the best undiscovered singers in the DC region. (more...)

    Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre's Cabaret Camp Showcase with Avery Sommers Now Set for 8/26
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

    Donna Carbone, Managing Director of the Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre (Institute), announced a date change for the Cabaret Camp Showcase to be presented at the Lake Park Mirror Ballroom, inside the Lake Park Town Hall. "We apologize for the confusion. Coordinating the many details that go into a show can be daunting," she said when explaining why changes had to be made. (more...)

    Claybourne Elder & Brynn O'Malley to Lead Signature Theatre's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE; Full Cast Announced
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

    Signature Theatre is proud to announce the cast of Sunday in the Park with George, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony AwardŽ-winning musical (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 7/10/14 - Broadway in Bryant Park, 'RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY', Leslie Uggams as 'Mama Rose' and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Jul 10, 2014

    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: BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK launches its summer season today, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY begins off-Broadway, Leslie Uggams stars in GYPSY in Connecticut and more! (more...)

    NYMF to Present THE MUSIC BOX: AN EVENING OF LADY COMPOSERS, 7/23
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

    The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) will present The Music Box, An Evening of Lady Composers July 23. Performances will take place at 6 and 9 PM at the Ford Foundation Studio Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. (more...)

    Jason Danieley, David Garrison & More Join Chita Rivera in Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT; Full Cast Announced!
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

    Williamstown Theatre Festival Producer Stephen M. Kaus just announced the full cast and creative team for The Visit, which runs on the Main Stage from July 31 through August 17. (more...)

    Anthony de Mare to Debut I THINK ABOUT YOU, Featuring New Work by Duncan Sheik and More, 7/18-19
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

    'I Think About You' is the cabaret version of Anthony de Mare's latest initiative, 'Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano.' July 18-19, 2014, during Bear Week 2014, will mark the premiere of 'I Think About You,' which is exclusively tailored for Provincetown audiences, directed by Jef Hall-Flavin. (more...)

    PCA Presents BYE BYE BIRDIE, 7/17-20
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

    PCA presents Bye Bye Birdie.Directed by Jon Meyer, Musical Director Chris Tenney, and Choreography by Amanda Woolsey. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for youth. Performances are July 17, 18, & 19 at 7:30 PM and July 19 & 20, 2013 at 2:00 PM. (more...)

    Women's Project Theater Begins Nationwide Hunt for New Artistic Director
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

    As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Women's Project Theater is going through some major changes. A national search has begun for a new Artistic Director to lead the company for the coming 2014-15 season and beyond. The new Artistic Director will succeed Julie Crosby, who recently departed the company as Producing Artistic Director, a position she held since 2006. During her tenure, Ms. Crosby led and nurtured the institution immeasurably, producing more than 25 plays by women playwrights and directors, and championing the careers of its alumnae lab artists. (more...)


    by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014


    DESSA ROSE to Make European Premiere at Trafalgar Studios, July 29-Aug 30
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

    This July, the European premiere of the uniquely stirring musical drama Dessa Rose is coming to London's West End. Dessa Rose is based on the book by Sherley Anne Williams with lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island, Seussical and Rocky The Musical) who have won Tony Awards, Drama Desk Awards and Outer Critics Circle Awards and been nominated for Grammys, Academy Awards and a Golden Globe. (more...)

    Jinkx Monsoon Debuts at Provincetown's Art House Theatre for Summer Run, 6/27-9/20
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

    Jinkx Monsoon, the alter ego of Jerick Hoffer and season five winner of RuPaul's Drag Race, will star in Off-Broadway's hit production "The Vaudevillians" at one of New England's most prestigious music and comedy venues summer of 2014. Hosted by Provincetown's Art House Theatre, the drag-comedy sensation will reprise her role as Kitty Witless, alongside co-star and co-writer Richard Andriessen, better known as Dr. Dan von Dandy. Extended for the fifth time in New York, the show will leap to this popular Cape Cod summer destination from June 27 through September 20, 2014. For tickets and information, please visit www.ptownarthouse.com, or call 1-800-838-3006. (more...)

    Ogunquit Playhouse to Shine the Spotlight on Creators of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, 6/28
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

    The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre, is pleased to present the first installment of a new post-show discussion series featuring the dynamic creators of Billy Elliot the Musical following the Saturday matinee on June 28 at 6PM. The one-hour discussion from the stage, moderated by Associate Producer Jayme McDaniel, will shine the spotlight on director BT McNicholl and choreographer Adam Pelty. (more...)

    ECHOES OF ETTA Set for Residency at Joe's Pub, Begin. 7/3
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

    Echoes of Etta, the award-winning Etta James Tribute, celebrates America's birthday weekend on July 3rd, 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...)

    Chita Rivera Performs at 2014 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Gala
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

    Last night, the legendary Chita Rivera wowed the packed Marriot Marquis ballroom for the 45th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Gala. She was greeted with cheers and a standing ovation as she sang a medley from WEST SIDE STORY, which included 'A Boy Like That' and the show-stopping 'America', in a program designed to mix past and future sounds. (more...)

    THE TIN WOMAN to Premiere at Peninsula Players, Begin. 6/17
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

    Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theater and Door County's theatrical icon, opens its 79th season June 17 with the world premiere comedy "The Tin Woman" by Sean Grennan. The Players premiered another of Grennan' s comedies "Making God Laugh" in 2011. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera & More RAISE THE ROOF at National Yiddish Theatre Benefit Concert
    by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 11, 2014

    Tony Award-winners Chita Rivera and Karen Ziemba, Norman Norman Jewison, Academy Award-winning director of the 1971 film version of Fiddler on the Roof (Irving Thalberg Award Recipient), and Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Counsul General of Israel, were just some of the stars who took part in Raising the Roof, an all-star benefit concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene, the 50th Anniversary of iconic American musical, Fiddler on the Roof, and the 90th birthday of its Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning lyricist, Sheldon Harnick, last night, June 9 at New York's The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage from the special night below! (more...)

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