Rita Moreno News

Date Of Birth:
December 11, 1931 (82)
Birth Place:
Humacao, Puerto Rico
Gender:
Female
Mike Reiss Joins Bruce Vilanch and Jerry Adler in RUBBLE at The Provincetown Theater Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

EMMY Award-Winner Bruce Vilanch stars in a staged reading of RUBBLE, a new comedy by 4 time EMMY Award-Winning 'The Simpsons' writer, Mike Reiss at The Provincetown Theater. 'The Sopranos' star and Broadway veteran Jerry Adler also joins the cast. The staged reading of RUBBLE will be directed by James Valletti for one night only to benefit The Provincetown Theater. All proceeds go directly to support The Provincetown Theater. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch RIO 2 Rio 2 Sand Sculpting Time-Lapse Video!
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment invaded the Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival on July 14th and 15th to celebrate the Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD release of RIO 2 (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 16th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 16, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Seussical' splashes, 'The Beverly Hillbillies,' 'Clemente' and 'Hansel & Gretel' bow, 'Hank Williams' returns, 'Charlie Brown' takes a hike, plus 'Reefer Madness' at Mayne, Bill Larkin at Davenport's and showtunes at Ravinia. Plus:'Titanic' arrives as 'The Last Ship' sails! (more...)

Rita Moreno & More Set for 2014 VivaFest Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The organizers of ¡VivaFest!, San Jose's Latino destination festival, announced today its 2014 schedule. (more...)

Tectonic Theater Project to Bring CARMEN: A NEW AFRO-CUBAN MUSICAL to The Guggenheim, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Tectonic Theater Project to present excerpts of Carmen: A new Afro-Cuban musical in development at The Guggenheim's 'Works & Process' series Saturday, June 28th 7:30pm. Directed by Moisés Kaufman, Music Adaptation by Arturo O'Farrill, and Music Direction and Vocal Arrangements by Andrea Grody. (more...)

BWW CD Review: San Francisco Symphony's WEST SIDE STORY is a Triumph
by David Clarke - Jun 23, 2014

When it comes to contemporary classics in American musical theatre, just the sheer mention of Leonard Bernstein's WEST SIDE STORY is enough to get any fan of the medium listening. His clever orchestrations, drive and ambition, and unique construction made the show a hallmark of the genre that is still adored and studied today. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TONY Award Party - Barbara Cook, Florence Henderson, Constantine Maroulis and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

There may not have been 76 trombones, but Florence Henderson and Constantine Maroulis did excellent impersonations of librarian Marian Paroo and Harold Hill of 'The Music Man' fame, as they lead a 28 piece marching Broadway band into the Skirball Cultural Center in the new Guerin Pavilion/Herscher Hall to begin an evening of co-hosting for the Actors Fund's 18th Annual Tony Awards® Party. Check out the photos below! (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Presents A LIVING SELF-PORTRAIT: RITA MORENO, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Celebrate the life and work of Rita Moreno, actress, singer, and dancer, and the only Latina (and one of only a few performers) to have won four major annual American entertainment awards: an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony (EGOT). She has also won a Golden Globe and was recently the recipient of the Screen Actor's Guild Life Achievement Award. Join us to hear Moreno's life story as told to Taína Caragol, curator of Latino art and history at the Portrait Gallery. Moreno is represented in the special exhibition 'Dancing the Dream' on the first floor. (more...)

The Actors Fund to Honor Barbara Cook with Julie Harris Award at 2014 Tony Awards Viewing Party, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 08, 2014

Broadway legend, Barbara Cook, will be honored with The Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement at The Actors Fund's 18th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party on June 8th, 2014. (more...)

July at the National Portrait Gallery Includes Portrait Discovery Kits, A Living Self-Portrait: Rita Moreno and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Below is a full list of July events and programs at the National Portrait Gallery. All events are held at the National Portrait Gallery, located at Eighth and F streets, N.W., Washington, D.C., and are free unless otherwise noted. For information, call (202) 633-1000 or visit npg.si.edu. The National Portrait Gallery is open every day from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., except Dec. 25. (more...)

Actress and Playwright Lee Chamberlin Passes Away at 76
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Lee Chamberlin, an actress and playwright whose career spanned four decades on the stage, television and films, died of cancer at 76 on May 25, 2014. Her death was confirmed by her family. (more...)

ITALIAN BRED Opens at Hudson Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

ITALIAN BRED, a new comedy written and performed by Candice Guardino, is making its Los Angeles premiere this spring at the Hudson Theatre Mainstage, prior to opening at Off-Broadway's Theatre Row in the fall. ITALIAN BRED is set to open at the Hudson Theatre tonight (Thursday) at 8 PM. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson, Alexandra Silber and More Star in San Francisco Symphony's New Live Recording of WEST SIDE STORY; Set for Digital Release Today
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Beginning today, May 20, West Side Story will be available for an exclusive early download from iTunes.com/SFSymphony where it is now available for pre-order. (more...)

Lemon Andersen, Lin-Manuel Miranda Set for NYC Screening of THE WARRIORS Tonight
by Movies News Desk - May 18, 2014

The 1979 cult classic 'The Warriors', with an introductory performance by acclaimed poet Lemon Andersen., is the next screening in the 'Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda' series that features classic New York City films every month. It's set for tonight, May 18, 2014. Doors open at 4:00pm. Stage show begins at 5:00pm. Screening at 5:30pm. (more...)

Singer Ruth Carlin Returns to The Laurie Beechman Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Singer/songwriter Ruth Carlin returns to the Laurie Beechman Theater this spring with an illuminating exploration of the eclectic repertoire of iconic folkie turned cabaret favorite, Judy Collins. 'A Light in the Window - Songs of Judy Collins.' Performances are tonight, May 17th at 7:30pm and June 12th at 7pm. (more...)

Florence Henderson and Constantine Maroulis to Co-Host the Actors Fund's 2014 Tony Awards Party in LA, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Join co-hosts Florence Henderson and Constantine Maroulis as Broadway legend, Barbara Cook, receives The Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement at The Actors Fund's 18th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party on June 8th, 2014. Wells Fargo will sponsor the event, directed, produced and written by Luke Yankee. (more...)

Lemon Andersen, Lin-Manuel Miranda Set for NYC Screening of THE WARRIORS, 5/18
by Movies News Desk - May 12, 2014

The 1979 cult classic "The Warriors", with an introductory performance by acclaimed poet Lemon Andersen., is the next screening in the "Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda" series that features classic New York City films every month. It's set for Sunday, May 18, 2014. Doors open at 4:00pm. Stage show begins at 5:00pm. Screening at 5:30pm. (more...)

BLUE MAN GROUP Returns to Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre, Now thru 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

BLUE MAN GROUP returns to Washington for one week only at the National Theatre, today, May 6 though 11. (more...)

Beach Blanket Babylon Announces 2014 'Scholarship for the Arts' Finalists
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

Jo Schuman Silver, producer of Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon, announced today the nine Bay Area seniors selected as finalists for the Steve Silver Foundation and Beach Blanket Babylon 'Scholarship for the Arts.' Each of the finalists will perform live in front of friends, family and a panel of celebrity judges on Monday, June 2. One winner in each category will be presented with a check for $10,000 towards their college education. The nine high school seniors who will perform are: (more...)

Keep Memory Alive Honors Gloria and Emilio Estefan
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2014

Keep Memory Alive, the fundraising arm of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, and Bill Edwards Presents hosted an all-star tribute in honor of Gloria and Emilio Estefan at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The star-studded gala brought together entertainment and music legends to honor the Estefan's advocacy for spinal cord injuries and research, and raise funds for Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and its fight against degenerative brain diseases. (more...)

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