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Chita Rivera to Perform at Garden Theatre


Chita Rivera to Perform at Garden Theatre

Legendary Broadway icon and Tony Award-winner Chita Rivera will headline the Garden Theatre's annual Encore celebration on March 9, 2019. Ms. Rivera will perform her signature songs and share behind-the-scenes stories from her illustrious career. Individual tickets and corporate sponsorship packages are available now for the Garden's benefit gala. Encore 2019: An Evening with Chita Rivera is presented by Orlando Health.

Guests will enjoy an evening of sparkling champagne, elegant food, exquisite desserts, and a special appearance by the incomparable Chita Rivera. Ms. Rivera joins her longtime friends - moderator Richard Ridge and pianist Gary Adler for this special event.

Nao Tsurumaki , Garden Theatre's Executive Director, is thrilled to host Ms. Rivera for this special performance: "We are honored to have someone of Ms. Rivera's caliber perform at the Garden - I think it really speaks to the organization's growing reputation," says Tsurumaki. "Ms. Rivera, truly a national treasure, is the perfect guest to elevate this unique cultural experience for the Winter Garden community."

Encore 2019 will also feature performances from former Garden education students Aiden Bjortvedt, Caitriona Fallon, Sarah Isola, and Andre Torres. The students will perform selections from the 2019-2020 season.

Tickets begin at $125. VIP tickets are sold out. Corporate sponsorship packages begin at $3,500.

Tickets may be purchased by calling 407-877-4736 ext. 0, in person at the Garden Theatre Box Office at 160 West Plant Street in Winter Garden, or online at

Photo by Laura Marie Duncan

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