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  • Conchita Del Rivero

  • Date Of Birth:
    January 23, 1933 (82)
    Birth Place:
    Washington, DC, USA
    Gender:
    Female
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    @Chita_Rivera - 4/20/15 08:29pm Congratulations on the FIVE Outer Critics nominations for The Visit! Including the remarkable Chita for Best Actress in a Musical.


    @Chita_Rivera - 4/15/15 04:01pm Chita Rivera on the Leap That Launched Her Dance Career http://t.co/sDnPADH53d


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    BWW Interviews: Anna-Jane Casey On JERRY'S GIRLS - And More Herman News!BWW Interviews: Anna-Jane Casey On JERRY'S GIRLS - And More Herman News!
    by Carrie Dunn - Mar 5, 2015

    Anna-Jane Casey is as effervescent as usual when she takes a break from rehearsing Jerry's Girls, a reveue of the work of Jerry Herman, which opened at the St James Theatre this week. (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at Anna-Jane Casey, Ria Jones & Sarah-Louise Young in West End's JERRY'S GIRLSPhoto Flash: First Look at Anna-Jane Casey, Ria Jones & Sarah-Louise Young in West End's JERRY'S GIRLS
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

    Featuring songs from classic musicals including Hello Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage Aux Folles, Jerry's Girls brings together an all-female cast to celebrate Jerry's special gift for writing songs that capture the true spirit of the great American musical, honouring the legacy of the multi Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist of some of the greatest Broadway musicals of all time. (more...)

    Anna-Jane Casey Headlines JERRY'S GIRLS, Opening Tonight at the St. James StudioAnna-Jane Casey Headlines JERRY'S GIRLS, Opening Tonight at the St. James Studio
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

    JERRY'S GIRLS started performances yesterday 3rd March at The St James Studio Theatre, London, Starring Anna-Jane Casey, Ria Jones and Sarah-Louise Young. Press night is tonight, 4th March 2015. (more...)

    John Tartaglia Leads BUYER & CELLAR, Beginning Tonight at George Street PlayhouseJohn Tartaglia Leads BUYER & CELLAR, Beginning Tonight at George Street Playhouse
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

    George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint welcome New Jersey native John Tartaglia, from the original Broadway cast of Avenue Q, as well as TV's Sesame Street and the Emmy Award - nominated Johnny and the Sprites to New Brunswick as the sole cast member of Buyer & Cellar, the fourth production of the New Brunswick theatre's current season. Mr. Tartaglia will take the fictional journey to the fictional version of Barbra Streisand's fictional basement beginning tonight, March 3 through March 29. Opening night is set for Friday, March 6. Mr. Saint helms the production. (more...)

    Anna-Jane Casey, Ria Jones, Sarah-Louise Young to Headline JERRY'S GIRLS at The St. James Studio TheatreAnna-Jane Casey, Ria Jones, Sarah-Louise Young to Headline JERRY'S GIRLS at The St. James Studio Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2015

    JERRY'S GIRLS opens on Tuesday 3rd March at The St James Studio Theatre, London, Starring Anna-Jane Casey, Ria Jones and Sarah-Louise Young. (more...)

    Carol Lawrence to be Honored at PDS' Annual Gypsy Awards LuncheonCarol Lawrence to be Honored at PDS' Annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

    Actress/Singer/Dancer Carol Lawrence has been named the honoree for the Professional Dancers Society's (PDS) annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon, it was announced by PDS President, Mitzi Gaynor and PDS Board Chairman, Joni Berry. Miss Lawrence will be honored on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel (9876 Wilshire Blvd.) and famed choreographers Alan Johnson, Miriam Nelson and Walter Painter will receive special PDS Choreography Awards, for their extraordinary contribution to dance. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 2/27/2015 - Cush Jumbo's JOSEPHINE AND I, LuPone Chats 'VERSAILLES' and More!WAKE UP with BWW 2/27/2015 - Cush Jumbo's JOSEPHINE AND I, LuPone Chats 'VERSAILLES' and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Feb 27, 2015

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: JOSEPHINE AND I begins off-Broadway and more! (more...)

    Casts of THE LAST SHIP and SIDE SHOW, Ben Vereen, Melissa Manchester & More Set for 54 Below Next MonthCasts of THE LAST SHIP and SIDE SHOW, Ben Vereen, Melissa Manchester & More Set for 54 Below Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

    This March, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. Below, find the schedule for upcoming events over the next month. (more...)

    Breaking News: Broadway Legend Donna McKechnie Will Standby for Chita Rivera in THE VISIT on Broadway!Breaking News: Broadway Legend Donna McKechnie Will Standby for Chita Rivera in THE VISIT on Broadway!
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

    Producers announced today that Tony® Award-winner Donna McKechnie will be the STANDBY for the lead role of Claire Zachannassian in the highly anticipated musical, The Visit, soon to open on Broadway. The Visit will begin performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26 with an Opening Night set for Thursday, April 23. Tickets are now available on Telecharge.com. (more...)

    BWW Interviews:  Erik Liberman in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill PlayhouseBWW Interviews: Erik Liberman in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill Playhouse
    by Marina Kennedy - Feb 25, 2015

    Broadwayworld.com interviewed Erik Liberman who will play the role of Clopin Trouillefou in Paper Mill Playhouse's production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. (more...)

    Well-Strung Bringing POPSSICAL to 54 Below, 3/27Well-Strung Bringing POPSSICAL to 54 Below, 3/27
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

    Now in the midst of their second international concert tour, Well-Strung, The Singing String Quartet, will return to New York's 54 Below with their latest production, 'POPssical' on Friday, March 27 at 9:30 PM for one show only. The group had also recently been featured at the club last October in Tony-winner Joanna Gleason's critically acclaimed new show. Please visit 54 Below's ticket page for more information. (more...)

    Ramsey Lewis & John Pizzarelli to Sing Nat King Cole at Bay Area Cabaret, 3/21Ramsey Lewis & John Pizzarelli to Sing Nat King Cole at Bay Area Cabaret, 3/21
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

    Bay Area Cabaret, the organization dedicated to presenting world renowned artists who expand the definition of cabaret, presents multi-Grammy-Award winning jazz pianist/composer Ramsey Lewis and jazz guitarist/vocalist John Pizzarelli in Straighten up and Fly Right: A Tribute to Nat King Cole. (more...)

    Perry Lambert Joins LOOPHOLES: A PAIN IN THE I.R.S., Opening 4/15 at The Hudson MainStage TheatrePerry Lambert Joins LOOPHOLES: A PAIN IN THE I.R.S., Opening 4/15 at The Hudson MainStage Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

    Theatre Planners is pleased to announce, Perry Lambert, a multi award-winning and critically acclaimed actor, with a distinguished career in film, television, and stage, agrees to join the cast of 'LOOPHOLES: A PAIN IN THE I.R.S' - The world premiere musical parody, based on a true story by Stan Rich, will open April 15th, at The Hudson MainStage Theatre. (more...)

    BWW TV Exclusive: Conversations with THE VISIT Team-  Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & Terrence McNally Explain the ShowBWW TV Exclusive: Conversations with THE VISIT Team- Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & Terrence McNally Explain the Show
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 17, 2015

    Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you the first of a series of videos, featuring Rivera, Rees and playwright Terrence McNally as they explain what the musical is about. Check out the premiere clip below! (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: Watch Chita Rivera in New TV Spot for  Broadway-Bound THE VISIT!STAGE TUBE: Watch Chita Rivera in New TV Spot for Broadway-Bound THE VISIT!
    by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2015

    When the world's wealthiest woman returns home for the first time in decades, it's the talk of the town. When that woman is portrayed by the legendary CHITA RIVERA, it's Broadway history in the making. This spring, the sensational two-time Tony® winner joins Tony Award® winner ROGER REES in a stunning tale of young love, timeless seduction, and sweet revenge sure to become the season's most delicious musical sensation. Check out a just-released TV spot for the show below! (more...)

    THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Here We Go Round THE RINK!THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Here We Go Round THE RINK!
    by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 12, 2015

    Today we celebrate a cult favorite that opened this very week back in 1984, THE RINK. (more...)

    Kings Theatre, MoMA PS1, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and More Set for CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY This WeekKings Theatre, MoMA PS1, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and More Set for CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY This Week
    by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

    The February 2015 edition of CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY, hosted by Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson from The Studio Museum in Harlem, begins Friday, Feb. 13 (2015) at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm on CUNY TV*. The Studio Museum is featuring the new exhibitions Harlem Postcards, Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art, and solo shows by artists Kianja Strobert and Titus Kaphar. (more...)

    BWW Preview: The World Goes 'Round at Scarborough Musical TheatreBWW Preview: The World Goes 'Round at Scarborough Musical Theatre
    by Dennis Kucherawy - Feb 7, 2015

    In the musical theatre today, it seems the world goes 'round the shows of composer John Kander & lyricist, the late Fred Ebb. On Broadway, one of their final musicals 'The Visit,' starring Chita Rivera with a book by Terrence McNally, begins previews next Month and opens in April. (more...)

    Photo Flash: 2015 'Heart & Soul' Gala Supports Career Transition For DancersPhoto Flash: 2015 'Heart & Soul' Gala Supports Career Transition For Dancers
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

    On January 29th, over 200 guests filled the Circle Ball Room at The Breaker's in Palm Beach for a thrilling evening of dinner, dance and music hosted by actor and singer Gianni Russo of "The Godfather" fame thanks to the efforts of a group of powerhouse chairs and committee members. International Chair was Herme De Wyman. Gala Co-Chairs were Anka Palitz, Jennifer Myerberg and Ann Van Ness. Dinner chairs were George J. Palladino and Jerrold St. George. Vice Chairs were Michele Herbert, Marsha & Carl Hewitt and Carol Jaeger. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

    Symphony Space Gala to Honor Harold Prince in Musical Tribute; Danny Burstein Will HostSymphony Space Gala to Honor Harold Prince in Musical Tribute; Danny Burstein Will Host
    by Anna Bencivengo - Feb 4, 2015

    Symphony Space's 2015 gala will celebrate Broadway impresario Harold Prince with a star-studded musical tribute to the legendary 21 time Tony Award® winning producer/director at 6:30 on May 18 at Capitale. (more...)

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