Breaking News: Broadway Legend Donna McKechnie Will Standby for Chita Rivera in THE VISIT on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - February 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 TV Exclusive: Conversations with THE VISIT Team- Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & Terrence McNally Explain the Show
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 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!
by Stage Tube - February 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...)
Jason Danieley, David Garrison & More Will Join Chita Rivera in THE VISIT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2015
Additional Broadway casting was announced today for 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. General on sale will begin on January 31, 2015. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Chita Rivera Returns To Broadway! A Career Celebration - WEST SIDE STORY, BYE BYE BIRDIE, CHICAGO, THE VISIT & Much More
by Pat Cerasaro - January 30, 2015
Today we are saluting one of the most iconic leading ladies in Broadway history in honor of her recently announced return to Broadway in Kander & Ebb's THE VISIT, the one and only Chita Rivera. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Chita Rivera in New Artwork for Broadway-Bound THE VISIT!
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015
Check out new artwork for the musical below! When asked about working with Chita Rivera to shoot the image, photographer Frank Ockenfels told NYT: 'She's a grand dame.There are not a lot people left like her. She was so present and giving. There was no, "We're done." She said, "Is there more I can do?" Sometimes with someone of her age, they are conscious of being overlit. But she was more about what makes sense for the photograph, which is tremendously helpful. It was amazing to see her work with other actors and how she moved gracefully and beautifully. She had to step up on a piece of steel and she got up and there were no complaints. She moves around like a 20-year-old.' (more...)
Move Over Chita! Oprah Winfrey Wants to Star in Tony Kushner's New Version of THE VISIT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2015
According to the New York Post, Chita Rivera wasn't the only star vying to bring The Visit to Broadway this season. Oprah Winfrey has reportedly been waiting for Tony Kushner to finish a new translation of Friedrich Durrenmatt's satirical 1956 play. (more...)
Broadway's THE VISIT Offers 1/26 Presale for Audience Rewards Members
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2015
Producers Tom Kirdahy, Tom Smedes, Hugh Hayes and Judith Ann Abrams announced today that the highly anticipated musical, The Visit, soon to open on Broadway, will have an exclusive presale for Audience Reward members beginning January 26, 2015. Please visit AudienceRewards.com to sign up and purchase. General on sale will begin February 1, 2015 and tickets will be available on Telecharge.com. (more...)
Breaking News: It's Official! Chita Rivera to Return to Broadway in THE VISIT This Spring; Theatre Booked and Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - January 8, 2015
Producers Tom Kirdahy, Tom Smedes, Hugh Hayes and Judith Ann Abrams announced today that John Kander and Fred Ebb's final Broadway musical, The Visit, featuring a book by four-time Tony Award winning playwright Terrence McNally, will open on Broadway this Spring, starring two-time Tony Award winning Broadway legend Chita Rivera and Tony Award winner Roger Rees. Helmed by Tony Award winning director John Doyle and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Graciela Daniele, 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. (more...)
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