Chita Rivera News

Also Credited As: Conchita Del Rivero
 
Date Of Birth:
January 23, 1933 (86)
Birth Place:
Washington, DC, USA
Bio:
An accomplished and versatile actress/singer/dancer, Chita Rivera has won two Tony Awards as Best Leading Actress in a Musical and received five additional Tony nominations. Most recently, she appeared on Broadway in Kander & Ebb's musical The Visit (2015). In 2018, she was awarded a special Tony ... (read more)
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@Chita_Rivera - 10/9/19 09:53am Thanks @StevieVanZandt @MVZaGoGo @BenVereen for being there last night. Lisa and I will be back @54Below Oct 10, 1… https://


@Chita_Rivera - 10/7/19 12:38pm See you @54Below! We're going to have a ball 10/8-16!


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Date of Birth: January 23, 1933 (86)

Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA

Bio:
An accomplished and versatile actress/singer/dancer, Chita Rivera has won two Tony Awards as Best Leading Actress in a Musical and received five additional Tony nominations. Most recently, she appeared on Broadway in Kander & Ebb's musical The Visit (2015). In 2018, she was awarded a special Tony ... (read more)
Tony Yazbeck to Headline SOPAC Nov 23Tony Yazbeck to Headline SOPAC Nov 23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Quintessential song-and-dance man Tony Yazbeck, a Tony Award nominee for his starring role in the 2014 Broadway revival of On the Town, performs his spellbinding An Evening with Broadway's Tony Yazbeck on Saturday, November 23 at 8 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: CHITA RIVERA Lives Out Loud at 54 BelowBWW Review: CHITA RIVERA Lives Out Loud at 54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 14, 2019

The Legendary Chita Rivera keeps on moving in her extraordinary nightclub act at 54 Below. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera Opens Her 7-Show Run At Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Flash: Chita Rivera Opens Her 7-Show Run At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

On Tuesday October 8, Chita Rivera opened her week-long engagement at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

BWW Interview: Christian Holder Gets Ready to Bring AT HOME AND ABROAD to Laurie Beechman TheatreBWW Interview: Christian Holder Gets Ready to Bring AT HOME AND ABROAD to Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Richard Ridge - Oct 9, 2019

On Friday, November 1, the venue will welcome the star for an intimate and elegant evening spotlighting Christian's vivid theatrical life in London and New York. His autobiographical performance features songs by Noel Coward, Cole Porter, Stephen Sondheim, Paul McCartney, Sting, Annie Lennox, and Al Green. These are interwoven with personal and surprising anecdotes and stories that illuminate the musical material. Christian was a star dancer with The Joffrey Ballet in New York in the 60s and 70s. He has choreographed and designed costumes for ballet companies across the US and Europe, as well as designing stage wardrobe for Ann Reinking and Tina Turner. (more...)

Theater Latté Da Extends Re-Imagined CHICAGOTheater Latté Da Extends Re-Imagined CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019

Theater Latté Da announces today a two-week performance extension for the company's re-imagined production of CHICAGO. (more...)

Dallas Summer Musicals Announces Buy One, Give One Ticket Deal for Gala ConcertDallas Summer Musicals Announces Buy One, Give One Ticket Deal for Gala Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) announced today that, through its new ConnecTix program, the nonprofit theatre company will distribute one complimentary ticket for every ticket sold to its upcoming gala concert, An Evening with the Best of Broadway on November 1 at the Music Hall at Fair Park. (more...)

Karen Mason Returns Home To Metropolis For Kander & Ebb Concert Nov. 14Karen Mason Returns Home To Metropolis For Kander & Ebb Concert Nov. 14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

Broadway's award-winning Karen Mason (and Arlington Heights native), star of the smash hit musicals LOVE NEVER DIES, MAMMA MIA!, HAIRSPRAY!, WONDERLAND and SUNSET BOULEVARD will make a special return concert appearance in her hometown after nearly a decade. Recipient of the 2019 MAC Lifetime Achievement Award, Karen Mason shares her love of the music of songwriters, John Kander & Fed Ebb, in her new show: KANDER & EBB & ALL THAT JAZZ! A homage to one of Broadway's and motion picture's most prolific songwriting teams, John Kander and Fred Ebb, the duo is noted for such landmark musicals as Cabaret, Chicago, Funny Lady and New York, New York. (more...)

THEN SHE FELL Celebrates 7th Anniversary on Oct. 6THEN SHE FELL Celebrates 7th Anniversary on Oct. 6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Third Rail Projects' award-winning THEN SHE FELL will celebrate its 7th Anniversary on Sunday, October 6, 2019. (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces Casting And Creative Team For A CHORUS LINESignature Theatre Announces Casting And Creative Team For A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Signature Theatre announced today the full cast and creative team for A Chorus Line with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and book by James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante. A Chorus Line will run from October 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, Billy Elliot) and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Tootsie, Signature's Crazy for You). (more...)

Photo Flash: Ana Villafañe Hosts Viva Broadway's EL CONJUNTO Concert Series!Photo Flash: Ana Villafañe Hosts Viva Broadway's EL CONJUNTO Concert Series!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

See photos from Viva Broadway's 'El Conjunto' Concert Series hosted by On Your Feet star Ana Villafañe! (more...)

The Broad Stage Announces Expanded ASL Interpreted Performances For 19/20 SeasonThe Broad Stage Announces Expanded ASL Interpreted Performances For 19/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

The Broad Stage announces an expanded number of American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted performances for the 2019-2020 season in an effort to create an inclusive environment for all audience members and ensure that as many people as possible are able to experience the magic of live performance. The first ASL interpreted performance will be The Moth Mainstage in Los Angeles on October 4. (more...)

Joe Mantello to Interview Angela Lansbury at Free Event Nov. 14Joe Mantello to Interview Angela Lansbury at Free Event Nov. 14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, will present an Oral History Project event with the legendary, five-time Tony Award-winning actress, Angela Lansbury on Thursday, November 14 starting at 6pm in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the event is FREE and seats are available on a first-come-first-seated basis. Doors will open at 5:30pm.  (more...)

Katie Thompson's R.R.R.E.D. Releases Original Off-Broadway Cast AlbumKatie Thompson's R.R.R.E.D. Releases Original Off-Broadway Cast Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

Steele Spring Stage Rights has acquired the theatrical performance rights to the original Off-Broadway musical comedy R.R.R.E.D., with music and lyrics by Katie Thompson and a book by Adam Jackman, Katie Thompson, and Patrick Livingston. (more...)

Educational Theatre Foundation Celebrates Successful Broadway Back to School GalaEducational Theatre Foundation Celebrates Successful Broadway Back to School Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

The Educational Theatre Foundation recently held their 2019 Broadway Back to School benefit gala to great success. (more...)

Mark Farris Returns To Boystown At Drew's On Halsted For Two Nights OnlyMark Farris Returns To Boystown At Drew's On Halsted For Two Nights Only
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Named by Chicago Free Press as 'BEST MUSICIAN AND ENTERTAINER', Mark Farris combines his lush baritone, exquisite piano stylings, and good-natured humor to dazzle audiences in piano bars and cabaret lounges throughout the world. (more...)

Bonnie Milligan & Natalie Walker, Betsy Wolfe, and More Highlight Next Month at 54 BelowBonnie Milligan & Natalie Walker, Betsy Wolfe, and More Highlight Next Month at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Congabop to Headline 11th Annual Noche LatinaCongabop to Headline 11th Annual Noche Latina
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

The Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities at the University of Saint Joseph announced today that local Latin jazz ensemble Congabop, led by drummer Ed Fast, will headline the venue's 11th Annual Noche Latina. The performance is Friday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m., with a pre-show reception at 6 p.m. in the Coleman Lobby. (more...)

Bob Fosse's SWEET CHARITY Announced At Film ForumBob Fosse's SWEET CHARITY Announced At Film Forum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Bob Fosse's SWEET CHARITY (1969), based on the smash Broadway hit written by Neil Simon, starring Shirley MacLaine, will run in a new 4K restoration at Film Forum on Sunday, October 13 at 4:30 and Monday, October 14 at 2:30. Both screenings will be introduced by Kevin Winkler, author of Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical (available both days at our concession), with book signings in the lobby following both events. (more...)

New Date Announced For An Evening With Rita Moreno At The Broad StageNew Date Announced For An Evening With Rita Moreno At The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents The Broad Stage debut of Rita Moreno, with her trio, on Saturday, November 9 at 7:30pm. The Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar and Tony winning legend is one of the busiest stars in show business. (more...)

Photo Flash: Apple CEO Tim Cook Goes Way Down To HADESTOWNPhoto Flash: Apple CEO Tim Cook Goes Way Down To HADESTOWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

Apple's CEO Tim Cook recently stopped by HADESTOWN at the Walter Kerr and visited with Tony Award winners André De Shields, Anais Mitchell, Rachel Chavkin, Rachel Hauck; cast members Patrick Page, Reeve Carney, Eva Noblezada and more backstage and posed for photos after the performance. (more...)

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