Chita Rivera News

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  • Maltz Jupiter Theatre Announces 2014-15 Season: LES MIS, THE WIZ, 'FIDDLER' & More!
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

    The 2014/15 season will begin with The Foreigner (October 26 - November 9), an uproariously funny adventure set in a rural Georgia fishing lodge that follows a shy man who adopts a persona as a non-English-speaking foreigner. We continue with Fiddler on the Roof (December 2 - 21), the Tony Award-winning classic musical that follows dairyman Tevye as he fights to maintain his family and heritage. Next up in The Wiz (January 13 - February 1), the spirited, rock gospel and soul Tony Award-winning musical based on the classic tale The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - perfect for the entire family. Then join us for Glengarry Glen Ross (February 8 - 22), David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece about a group of tough-talking Chicago real estate agents who will do anything to close a deal. Our incredible season ends with a four-week run of the Tony Award-winning phenomenon Les Miserables (March 10 - April 5), an epic and inspiring production not to be missed! (more...)

    Kim Criswell Stars as Ethel Merman in MERMAN'S APPRENTICE Reading at the Landor Theatre, Now thru 2/13
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

    Merman's Apprentice, a new musical fable with Book and Lyrics by Stephen Cole (Inventing Mary Martin, After the Fair, The Night of the Hunter, The Road to Qatar!) and Music by David Evans (Birds of Paradise, Children's Letters to God) has been chosen to be the opening show as part of London's Landor Theatre's 'From Page to Stage Festival' today, February 11th and 12th at 7:30pm. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/9- THE RINK
    by Stage Tube - Feb 09, 2014

    Today in 1984, The Rink opend at the Martin Beck Theatre (now the Al Hirschfeld Theatre), where it ran for 204 performances. With a book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander, the musical focuses on Anna, the owner of a dilapidated roller skating rink on the boardwalk of a decaying seaside resort, who has decided to sell it to developers. Complicating her plans are her prodigal daughter Angel, who returns to town seeking to reconnect with the people and places she long ago left behind. Through a series of flashbacks, revelations, and minimal forward-moving plot development, the two deal with their pasts in their attempt to reconcile and move on with their lives. (more...)

    BWW TV: Watch Zachary Levi, Audra McDonald & More Tribute Neil Patrick Harris at Drama League Gala!
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 07, 2014

    The Drama League honored Golden Globe Nominee and Emmy® Award winner Neil Patrick Harris Monday night at the 30th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street). The evening's one-of-a-kind all-star tribute, hosted by Emmy®, Grammy, Oscar and Tony® Award winner, Whoopi Goldberg, featured dozens of celebrities from Hollywood and Broadway in a one-night-only evening of musical selections drawn from Mr. Harris' career in theater, film and television, co-directed by Tony® Award winner and Drama League Alumnus Michael Mayer with Johanna McKeon, and co-produced by Roger T. Danforth and Trevor Tamashiro. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the big event, where he chatted with all of the evening's guests. Check out what they had to say and watch tributes from Zachary Levi, Audra McDonald and more below! (more...)

    THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 1 - 7
    by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 07, 2014

    Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix. Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include a look at the cast of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, Carly Rae Jepsen and Fran Drescher's debut performance of CINDERELLA, intermission and superbowl pictures from casts across Broadway, and more! (more...)

    George Chakiris to Host Miami City Ballet's West Side Story
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

    Academy Award and Golden Globe Winner, George Chakiris, is headed to Miami to host the Miami City Ballet for West Side Story. (more...)

    BWW TV: SUBMISSIONS ONLY to Return to BroadwayWorld.com for Season 3 on March 3, Check out the New Trailer!
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 06, 2014

    'Submissions Only,' Broadway's favorite webseries, is back with its highly anticipated third season. Season Three will be comprised of eight episodes spread over a 16-week period, and will air exclusively on BroadwayWorld.com beginning March 3, 2014. (more...)

    Drama League Announces New Beatrice Terry Fellowship for Emerging Female Writer-Directors
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

    The Drama League, and Tony Award winning-director and Drama League Alumnus, Michael Mayer (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), announced the establishment of the new Drama League Beatrice Terry Fellowship, named in honor of the late director Beatrice Terry, an alumna of The Drama League Directors Project, during last night's 30th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway Honoring Neil Patrick Harris, held at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street). (more...)

    Photo Coverage: David Burtka, Michael Mayer & More Celebrate Neil Patrick Harris at Drama League Gala
    by Walter McBride - Feb 04, 2014

    The Drama League honored Golden Globe Nominee and Emmy® Award winner Neil Patrick Harris last night at the 30th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street). The evening's one-of-a-kind all-star tribute, hosted by Emmy®, Grammy, Oscar and Tony® Award winner, Whoopi Goldberg, featured dozens of celebrities from Hollywood and Broadway in a one-night-only evening of musical selections drawn from Mr. Harris' career in theater, film and television, co-directed by Tony® Award winner and Drama League Alumnus Michael Mayer with Johanna McKeon, and co-produced by Roger T. Danforth and Trevor Tamashiro. BroadwayWorld was there for the special evcent and you can check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

    Photo Coverage: A Legen-Dary Tribute! Zachary Levi, Audra McDonald & More Honor Neil Patrick Harris at Drama League Gala
    by Walter McBride - Feb 04, 2014

    The Drama League honored Golden Globe Nominee and Emmy® Award winner Neil Patrick Harris last night at the 30th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street). The evening's one-of-a-kind all-star tribute, hosted by Emmy®, Grammy, Oscar and Tony® Award winner, Whoopi Goldberg, featured dozens of celebrities from Hollywood and Broadway in a one-night-only evening of musical selections drawn from Mr. Harris' career in theater, film and television, co-directed by Tony® Award winner and Drama League Alumnus Michael Mayer with Johanna McKeon, and co-produced by Roger T. Danforth and Trevor Tamashiro. BroadwayWorld was there for the special evcent and you can check out photos from the ceremony below! (more...)

    Don Rebic and Christine Reisner-Rebic to Debut LOOK WHO'S IN LOVE at the Laurie Beechman, 2/9 & 19
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

    On the heels of their one-year wedding anniversary, distinguished entertainers Christine Reisner-Rebic (an international cabaret chanteuse and dancer) and Don Rebic (Broadway and cabaret musical director and composer) will join forces for the New York City debut of their first full-length cabaret act as a duo. 'Look Who's in Love' features their original songs as well as songs by veteran Broadway composer Albert Hague (Christine's uncle) and timeless jazzy standards by Irving Berlin, Jule Styne, Jimmy Van Heusen, Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The show is directed by Michael Bush. (more...)

    Judy Kaye, Donna McKechnie and More Set for NOTHING LIKE A DAME Talk at Barnes & Noble, 2/10
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

    Eddie Shapiro will discuss his latest book 'Nothing Like a Dame: Conversations With the Great Women of Musical Theater' at Barnes & Noble on Monday, February 10, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the 86th & Lexington location (150 East 86th Street, New York, NY). (more...)

    Urban Stages to Present CHARACTER MAN, A MUSICAL MEMOIR, 2/28-3/30
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

    Urban Stages Founding Artistic Director Frances Hill and producer Peter Napolitano present the World Premiere of Character Man as part of its 30th Anniversary season. Jim Brochu's new musical memoir begins an Off-Broadway run at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street) February 28th, with opening night set for Wednesday March 5th. This limited run will continue through March 30th only. Robert Bartley directs, with musical direction by Carl Haan. Character Man will have scenic & video design by Patrick Brennan, lighting design by Meghan Santelli and sound design by Sean Hagerty. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 2/02/2014
    by BWW - Feb 02, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for St. Paul (more...)

    Kara Mikula Stars in CLO Cabaret's JUDGE JACKIE JUSTICE Musical, Beg. Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

    Pittsburgh CLO presents the WORLD PREMIERE of the hysterical original musical comedy Judge Jackie Justice, which will run tonight, January 31 through April 27 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

    VIDEO: Broadway Star Chita Rivera Talks Tour, History-Making Career and More on TAVIS SMILEY
    by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

    Popular PBS broadcaster Tavis Smiley interviewed Chita Rivera on his program yesterday, January 29, and you can watch the full appearance below, in which Rivera reflects on her history-making career! (more...)

    Breaking: JUNE MOON, LIVING ON LOVE, THE VISIT Revival with Chita Rivera and More Set for 2014 Williamstown Theatre Festival!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 30, 2014

    Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the 2014 Main Stage Season, the 60th Anniversary Season for the Tony Award-winning theatre company. The Main Stage Season will kick off on July 2, 2014 with a revival of Ring Lardner and George S. Kaufman's June Moon, directed by WTF favorite Jessica Stone (July 2-13); the season will also include the World Premiere of Living on Love by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro and Garson Kanin (based on Kanin's play Peccadillo), with celebrated soprano Renee Fleming in her Festival debut, directed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (July 16 - 26), and the highly anticipated revival of Kander and Ebb's The Visit, featuring Tony Award winner Chita Rivera, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle (July 31 - August 17). (more...)

    Erica Dorfler, Carter Calvert to Join Scott Richard Foster, Marcus Stevens in NYC Return of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

    The cast has been announced for Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, one of NYC's best-loved and highly anticipated productions, which happily returns to New York with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY; Alive and STILL Kicking on February 22nd at the newly refurbished Davenport Theatre (354 W. 45th Street, Between 8th and 9th Avenues). ERICA DORFLER (Book of Mormon, Memphis), CARTER CALVERT (Ain't Nothin' But The Blues, Smokey Joe's Cafe) and join SCOTT RICHARD FOSTER and MARCUS STEVENS, who starred in last year's edition. FORBIDDEN BROADWAY; Alive and STILL Kicking features brand new takes on the shows that opened in Forbidden Broadway's absence: Pippin, Kinky Boots, Matilda and Motown along with highlights from last season's acclaimed and very popular edition: Once, Evita, Newsies, Book of Mormon, among others. Over the course of the spring, Alessandrini will continue to add new material to reflect the season's openings, and unveil the new edition around the time of the Tony Awards. (more...)

    Riverdale Repertory Company to Present THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, 2/22-3/2
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

    Direct from its triumphant 2012 Broadway run, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD is coming to Riverdale! Riverdale Repertory Company presents the daffy Tony Award-winning musical comedy for six performances only, from February 22 to March 2, 2014. (more...)

    Nick Offerman and Stephanie Hunt to Join Megan Mullally in Concert in Santa Monica, 2/22
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

    Megan Mullally is a two-time Emmy-winning star of TV's Will & Grace, and star of Broadway's Young Frankenstein. On Saturday, February 22 she debuts Broadway@ The Broad: Megan Mullally, her live music and comedy concert special, in Santa Monica, CA's - for two shows only. (more...)

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