Chita Rivera News

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    Date Of Birth:
    January 23, 1933 (82)
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    Washington, DC, USA
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    Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY AwardsPhoto Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
    by Walter McBride - Jun 3, 2015

    The 2015 Lilly Awards were held on June 1, 2015 and celebrated and honored women of distinction in American theater. The Lilly Awards are given out by The Lilly Award Foundation. This years event was hosted by 2015 Tony Award nominee LISA KRON (Fun Home) and it was held at Playwrights Horizons. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Inside The 2015 LILLY AWARDS ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: Inside The 2015 LILLY AWARDS Arrivals
    by Walter McBride - Jun 3, 2015

    The 2015 Lilly Awards were held on June 1, 2015 and celebrated and honored women of distinction in American theater. The Lilly Awards are given out by The Lilly Award Foundation. This years event was hosted by 2015 Tony Award nominee LISA KRON (Fun Home) and it was held at Playwrights Horizons.  (more...)

    Breaking News: Find Out Who Is Performing What at the Tony Awards; Plus, New Presenters Announced!Breaking News: Find Out Who Is Performing What at the Tony Awards; Plus, New Presenters Announced!
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

    The Tony Awards today announced that more than 175 performers will join Josh Groban on-stage for a special performance - the most performers in a single number in Tony Awards history - at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday night for the 69th Annual Tony Awards. The 2015 Tony Awards will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on CBS, on Sunday, June 7th 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay) and are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/3/15- CHICAGOSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/3/15- CHICAGO
    by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2015

    Today in 1975, Chicago opened at the 46th Street Theatre (now the Richard Rogers Theatre), where it ran for 936 performances. Chicago is a musical set in Prohibition-era Chicago, with music is by John Kander with lyrics by Fred Ebb and a book by Ebb and Bob Fosse. The story is a satire on corruption in the administration of criminal justice and the concept of the 'celebrity criminal'. The original cast starred Chita Rivera as Velma Kelly, Gwen Verdon as Roxie Hart, Jerry Orbach as Billy Flynn and Barney Martin as Amos Hart. (more...)

    Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 6/3 - 6/9 on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 6/3 - 6/9 on NBC
    by TV Scoop - Jun 3, 2015

    Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 6/3 - 6/9, airing on NBC (more...)

    Christiane Noll, Christine Pedi, Mitchell Jarvis & More Among Signature's 2015 Sizzlin' Summer LineupChristiane Noll, Christine Pedi, Mitchell Jarvis & More Among Signature's 2015 Sizzlin' Summer Lineup
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

    Virginia's Signature Theatre opens its' air-conditioned doors once again for the annual Sizzlin' Summer Nights Series. Two and a half weeks of live music and performances by Signature favorites, DC area stars, and some of New York's most exciting Broadway performers. The cabaret series runs July 8 through July 25, with a different performance each night. (more...)

    BWW TV: Jason Danieley Sings from THE VISIT at Stars in the Alley!BWW TV: Jason Danieley Sings from THE VISIT at Stars in the Alley!
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2015

    STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held earlier today, May 27th in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. Hosted by HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Darren Criss, Broadway's best turned out for the annual performance - including The Visit's Jason Danieley, who performed 'I Was the Only One'- check it out below! (more...)

    Heidi Schreck, Diedre Murray, Jim Nicola & Linda Chapman Surprised with 2015 Lilly AwardsHeidi Schreck, Diedre Murray, Jim Nicola & Linda Chapman Surprised with 2015 Lilly Awards
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

    The Lilly Awards Foundation, celebrating and honoring women of distinction in American theater, held their 6th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony last night, June 1, 2015 at Playwrights Horizons (416 West 42nd Street) that was hosted by twice nominated 2015 Tony Award nominee Lisa Kron (Fun Home). (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: Stage Vets Announce 2015 AWARESIE AWARD Winners!STAGE TUBE: Stage Vets Announce 2015 AWARESIE AWARD Winners!
    by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2015

    Annoying Actor Friend enlisted a pack of theatre talent to present the inaugural AWARESIE AWARDS today, June 1. Click below to see them announce the winners (full list below)! The AWARESIE AWARDS honor excellence on Broadway, Broadway Internet, and more specifically: Shit the Tonys Leave Out. (more...)

    BWW's 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees': Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - MusicalBWW's 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees': Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Musical
    by Caryn Robbins - Jun 1, 2015

    Leading up to Broadway's biggest night, the 2015 TONY AWARDS, BWW brings you our 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide to this year's nominees in the top categories. (more...)

    AUDIO Exclusive: First Listen- Company of THE VISIT Sings 'Yellow Shoes' on Cast Album; Hits Shelves on 6/26!AUDIO Exclusive: First Listen- Company of THE VISIT Sings 'Yellow Shoes' on Cast Album; Hits Shelves on 6/26!
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 1, 2015

    The company of Broadway's The Visit gathered in the studio on April 27th to record the musical's original cast album. The Visit is the final musical ever written by legendary Oscar Award, Grammy Award and Tony Award-winning composer John Kander and his writing partner lyricist Fred Ebb, before Mr. Ebb passed away. Produced by the Emmy Award-winning and Grammy nominated producer Michael Croiter (Matilda, Big Fish, Heathers), The Visit album will be released June 26th, 2015. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive preview of 'Yellow Shoes,' as performed by the company on the cast album! (more...)

    Chita Rivera & Daryl Roth Honored at Lilly Awards Tonight; Lisa D'Amour, Shakina Nayfack Among WinnersChita Rivera & Daryl Roth Honored at Lilly Awards Tonight; Lisa D'Amour, Shakina Nayfack Among Winners
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

    The 2015 winners of the Lilly Awards, celebrating and honoring women of distinction in American theater, were recently announced by The Lilly Awards Foundation. The winners will be celebrated at the 6th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony tonight, June 1, 2015 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Playwrights Horizons (416 West 42nd Street) and hosted by double 2015 Tony Award nominee Lisa Kron (Fun Home). (more...)

    2015 Theatre World Awards Honor Betty Comden & ON THE TOWN Tonight2015 Theatre World Awards Honor Betty Comden & ON THE TOWN Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

    The 71st Annual Theatre World Awards -- the first award created in 1945 to recognize a debut theatre performance on or off-Broadway -- will be honoring the legacy of Betty Comden and On The Town with a special recognition for 'Outstanding Contribution to the Theatre World.' The 71st Annual Theatre World Awards will take place tonight, June 1, 2015 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W. 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

    HAMILTON and More Win Big at 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards- ALL the Winners!HAMILTON and More Win Big at 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards- ALL the Winners!
    by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

    For the first time since 1983 with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, an Off-Broadway musical, HAMILTON, has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical! Check out all the winners below! (more...)

    ALADDIN's James Iglehart to Co-Host Broadway Spring Preview on WABC, TodayALADDIN's James Iglehart to Co-Host Broadway Spring Preview on WABC, Today
    by TV News Desk - May 29, 2015

    This half-hour special airs on today, May 30 at 7 p.m. and is hosted by WABC-TV's Reporter/Anchor, Michelle Charlesworth and James Monroe Iglehart, the Genie in Disney Aladdin and winner of the Tony last year for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. (more...)

    UPDATE: Roger Rees on Medical Leave from THE VISIT; Producers Release StatementUPDATE: Roger Rees on Medical Leave from THE VISIT; Producers Release Statement
    by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

    As previously reported, The Visit's Roger Rees has taken a leave from his role in the new Broadway musical The Visit, with Tom Nelis stepping in for the time being. Today, producers have released a statement on Rees' departure, confirming it's due to medical reasons. (more...)

    DVR Alert: THE VISIT's Chita Rivera to Guest on NBC's 'Tonight Show'DVR Alert: THE VISIT's Chita Rivera to Guest on NBC's 'Tonight Show'
    by TV News Desk - May 29, 2015

    NBC has announced that Tony nominated actress Chita Rivera will be a guest on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on Thursday, June 4th. (more...)

    Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON - 529 - 6/5 on NBC - Wednesday, May 20, 2015Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON - 529 - 6/5 on NBC - Wednesday, May 20, 2015
    by - May 29, 2015

    Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON - 529 - 6/5, airing on NBC on Wednesday, May 20, 2015! (more...)

    69a Entrega de los Premios Tony69a Entrega de los Premios Tony
    by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

    Por 15° año consecutivo, la pantalla de Film&Arts transmitira en vivo y en directo el mayor evento del teatro de Broadway: la 69ª Entrega Anual de los Premios Tony. La ceremonia conducida por la actriz y cantante Kristin Chenoweth y el actor Alan Cumming se podra seguir en directo desde el Radio City Music Hall de Nueva York para toda Latinoamerica, el domingo 7 de junio desde las 21 (hora Chile/Arg). El sabado 13 a las 21 el canal emitira la repeticion en idioma original con subtitulos en Español, para revivir el imponente show de la maxima premiacion al teatro en Broadway.    (more...)

    Broadway Loves Chita! Stars Gush Over THE VISIT Legend at LunchBroadway Loves Chita! Stars Gush Over THE VISIT Legend at Lunch
    by Richard Ridge - May 28, 2015

    At a celebration lunch was held at New York City's swanky Four Seasons Restaurant earlier this week, May 26, in honor of Chita Rivera's Tony nominated performance in Broadway's THE VISIT. Hosted by Liz Smith and Edgar Bronfman, Jr., a slew of special guests came to celebrate the Broadway icon. Scroll down to see what they had to say about Chita, and click here for all the photos from the luncheon! (more...)

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