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Producer Says Chita Rivera-Led THE VISIT Headed to Broadway This SpringProducer Says Chita Rivera-Led THE VISIT Headed to Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - December 9, 2014

According to the New York Post, John Kander and Fred Ebb's The Visit, which has been long-rumored for a Broadway run might be on its way to New York in 2015. Michael Riedel writes that book writer Terrence McNally, whose IT'S ONLY A PLAY is currently selling out the Schoenfeld Theatre, might be in the position to acquire funding from the play's producers and a theatre from the Shubert Organization. (more...)
Will Chita Rivera-Led THE VISIT Make It to Broadway in 2015?Will Chita Rivera-Led THE VISIT Make It to Broadway in 2015?
by Stage Tube - October 28, 2014

According to the New York Post, John Kander and Fred Ebb's The Visit, which has been long-rumored for a Broadway run might be on its way to New York in 2015. Michael Riedel writes that book writer Terrence McNally, whose IT'S ONLY A PLAY is currently selling out the Schoenfeld Theatre, might be in the position to acquire funding from the play's producers and a theatre from the Shubert Organization. (more...)
Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT, Starring Chita Rivera Closes Today, 8/17Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT, Starring Chita Rivera Closes Today, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2014

The newly staged version of Kander and Ebb's The Visit, starring Chita Rivera, concludes its run in the Williamstown Theatre Festival today, August 17. Under the direction of John Doyle, the show officially opened on August 2. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees and More!STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees and More!
by Stage Tube - August 12, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival presents The Visit, running on the Main Stage through August 17, 2014. Check out highlights from the production below! (more...)
BWW Interview: Jason Danieley Talks All About THE VISIT at Williamstown Theatre Festival!BWW Interview: Jason Danieley Talks All About THE VISIT at Williamstown Theatre Festival!
by Adrienne Onofri - August 11, 2014

Will they or won't they...bring the Berkshires production to NY? Chita Rivera's costar brings us the scoop on the Kander and Ebb show. (more...)
UPDATED Review Roundup: Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT Starring Chita RiveraUPDATED Review Roundup: Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT Starring Chita Rivera
by Review Roundups - August 7, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival opened The Visit, starring Broadway legend, Chita Rivera and Tony Award winner, Roger Rees. The production runs through August 17, 2014. (more...)
John Kander Remarks On THE VISIT In WilliamstownJohn Kander Remarks On THE VISIT In Williamstown
by Pat Cerasaro - August 5, 2014

Multi-award-winning stage and screen composer John Kander discusses the latest edition of his long-aborning musical adaptation of the classic Friedrich Durrenmatt play THE VISIT as part of a new interview. (more...)
Review Roundup: Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT Starring Chita RiveraReview Roundup: Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT Starring Chita Rivera
by Review Roundups - August 4, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival opened The Visit, starring Broadway legend, Chita Rivera and Tony Award winner, Roger Rees. The production runs through August 17, 2014. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Chita Rivera, Roger Rees and More in Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISITPhoto Flash: First Look at Chita Rivera, Roger Rees and More in Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT
by BWW News Desk - August 4, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival presents The Visit, running on the Main Stage from tonight, July 31 through August 17, 2014. Check out a first look below! (more...)
Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT, Starring Chita Rivera, Begins TonightWilliamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT, Starring Chita Rivera, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival presents The Visit, running on the Main Stage from tonight, July 31 through August 17, 2014. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of THE VISIT Rehearsals with Chita Rivera, John Kander & More!STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of THE VISIT Rehearsals with Chita Rivera, John Kander & More!
by Stage Tube - July 28, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival will soon present The Visit, which runs on the Main Stage from July 31 through August 17. In her Festival debut, Broadway legend Chita Rivera embodies Claire Zachanassian, the oft-widowed richest woman in the world, in The Visit. When Claire returns to the hardship-stricken town of her birth, the locals pray that her wealth will bring them a new lease on life, but the carefully plotted renewal she offers carries a dreadful price. Sardonic and morally complex, The Visit asks: What can your heart afford? Go inside rehearsals with the video below! (more...)
Jason Danieley, David Garrison & More Join Chita Rivera in Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT; Full Cast Announced!Jason Danieley, David Garrison & More Join Chita Rivera in Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - July 9, 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...)
Judy Kuhn & Howard McGillin Join Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT; Season Casting Announced!Judy Kuhn & Howard McGillin Join Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT; Season Casting Announced!
by 30 Days of NYMF 2012 - April 18, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced exciting casting for their Main Stage productions, along with a several special events for their 2014 Summer Season. On the Main Stage: Festival veterans including Nate Corddry, Holley Fain, Christopher Fitzgerald and Nancy Opel join the cast of June Moon, directed by Jessica Stone (July 2- 13); Justin Long returns to Williamstown, joining Renee Fleming in the World Premiere of Living on Love(July 16 - 26), and theater veterans Judy Kuhn, Howard McGillin, festival favorite Roger Rees, and more join Chita Rivera in the John Doyle-directed production of The Visit, with choreography by Graciela Daniele (July 31 - August 17). (more...)
VIDEO: Broadway Star Chita Rivera Talks Tour, History-Making Career and More on TAVIS SMILEYVIDEO: Broadway Star Chita Rivera Talks Tour, History-Making Career and More on TAVIS SMILEY
by TV News Desk - January 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!Breaking: JUNE MOON, LIVING ON LOVE, THE VISIT Revival with Chita Rivera and More Set for 2014 Williamstown Theatre Festival!
by BWW Special Coverage - January 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...)
CONFIRMED! Kander & Ebb's THE VISIT Starring Chita Rivera Set For Williamstown Theatre Festival Summer 2014; Runs 7/31-8/17CONFIRMED! Kander & Ebb's THE VISIT Starring Chita Rivera Set For Williamstown Theatre Festival Summer 2014; Runs 7/31-8/17
by Pat Cerasaro - November 21, 2013

The long-gestating late-career musical drama from John Kander and the late Fred Ebb based on Friedrich Durrenmatt's dark 20th century play THE VISIT is set for a new production at the Williamstown Theatre Festival this summer, starring the iconic Broadway legend who has taken on the major central role of the piece a few times prior, the one and only Chita Rivera. (more...)
Chita Rivera-Led THE VISIT Heading to Broadway in 2014 Following Williamstown Tryout?Chita Rivera-Led THE VISIT Heading to Broadway in 2014 Following Williamstown Tryout?
by BWW News Desk - October 2, 2013

On October 7, Broadway legend Chita Rivera will return to the stage in a special 80th Birthday concert benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, and according to a recent interview with the Huffington Post, that's not the only thing on the triple threat's plate coming up. Rivera revealed that the Kander and Ebb musical The Visit might be heading to Broadway in 2014, following a tryout in Williamstown, Massachusetts. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera, John Cullum & THE VISIT In RehearsalPhoto Coverage: Chita Rivera, John Cullum & THE VISIT In Rehearsal
by Walter McBride - November 23, 2011

The Actors Fund and the Vineyard Theatre will present a one-night-only benefit concert performance of THE VISIT, starring Broadway stage legends and Tony Award winners Chita Rivera and John Cullum. The company recently met the press below we bring you full coverage of the performance preview and the meet and greet! (more...)



 
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