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Also Credited As: Conchita Del Rivero
 
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January 23, 1933 (84)
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Chita Rivera News

Date of Birth: January 23, 1933 (84)
Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA
Gender: Female
Photo Flashback: Stars of the Stage Who Left Their Mark on WILL AND GRACEPhoto Flashback: Stars of the Stage Who Left Their Mark on WILL AND GRACE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 22, 2017

Earlier today, production stills were released for the upcoming premiere of the re-boot of NBC's Will and Grace. In the episode, we pick up with Will (Eric McCormack), Grace (Debra Messing), Jack (Sean Hayes), and Karen (Megan Mullally) 11 years since we last saw them. Will and Grace both falter when their political beliefs are put to the test. Jack and Karen help Will and Grace hide their secret shame from each other, but the truth finally comes out. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Mourns Founder Frank M. YoungTheatre Under The Stars Mourns Founder Frank M. Young
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Frank M. Young, founder of Theatre Under The Stars, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 20. (more...)

Broadway Greats Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune Mentor Kean StudentsBroadway Greats Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune Mentor Kean Students
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Broadway legends Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune kicked off the Kean Stage 2017-2018 season with the world premiere of Chita and Tune, Just in Time at Kean University's Enlow Recital Hall on Saturday, September 16. (more...)

BWW Interview: Marilyn D'Honau on Dancing in the Original WEST SIDE STORYBWW Interview: Marilyn D'Honau on Dancing in the Original WEST SIDE STORY
by Bob Rizzo - Sep 21, 2017

Marilyn D'Honau is not only the youngest surviving cast member of the original production of West Side Story, she was also the youngest when the show opened in 1957. D'Honau was a sixteen- year-old high school senior when she was cast as Clarice, one of the Jet girls. Though she'd been performing professionally since she was twelve, she credits having good ballet training for her successful audition. (more...)

Jason Danieley, Marin Mazzie and Chita Rivera to Celebrate Terrence McNally in CSC Fundraiser at 54 BelowJason Danieley, Marin Mazzie and Chita Rivera to Celebrate Terrence McNally in CSC Fundraiser at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Doyle and Executive Producer Director Jeff Griffin, will present An Evening With Terrence McNally and Friends Thursday evening, October 5 at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Indian Wells Resort Debuts BROADWAY'S BEST With Welch And OlsenIndian Wells Resort Debuts BROADWAY'S BEST With Welch And Olsen
by David Green - Sep 21, 2017

Indian Wells Resort Hotel is excited to debut Broadway's Best in October, presenting an evening of enchanting entertainment with acclaimed performers Patricia Welch and Terri Olsen, along with musical director and pianist Alex Danson. Together they perform a selection of timeless Broadway show stoppers, solos and duets, while adorning fanciful costumes. The dinner and show will be held in Frank's Place at the resort in an intimate setting. The dinner service begins at 5:00 p.m. with the musical starting at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

The Sol Project's OEDPIUS EL REY Begins Next Month at The PublicThe Sol Project's OEDPIUS EL REY Begins Next Month at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

A friendly reminder that The Public Theater will begin previews on Tuesday, October 3 for the New York premiere of the electrifying play, OEDPIUS EL REY in collaboration with The Sol Project. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 21st, 2017: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, LES MISERABLES Tour Launches, and More!BWW Morning Brief September 21st, 2017: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, LES MISERABLES Tour Launches, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 21, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, SUMMER Cast Announced, and More! (more...)

BALLETBOYZ present Four Premiere DancesBALLETBOYZ present Four Premiere Dances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The International Emmy Award-winning, all-male dance company BalletBoyz are set to return to London's Sadler's Wells this autumn for the world premiere of their new show Fourteen Days before embarking on tour across the UK. The new work from the recent Rose d'Or winners has been created by four internationally celebrated choreographers, alongside four eminent and completely different composers, the new work comprises of four short pieces, and will run alongside their previously acclaimed Fallen. A coproduction with Sadler's Wells where BalletBoyz are an Associate Artist, and in association with artsdepot, Fourteen Days runs from 10th 14th October at Sadler's Wells with an Opening Night on Tuesday 10th October. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Baldwin and Kate Shindle Honored as 'Actors of the Year' by Sarah Siddons Society of ChicagoPhoto Flash: Kate Baldwin and Kate Shindle Honored as 'Actors of the Year' by Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago honored its 2017 recipients of the prestigious Actor of the Year Award in a lavish event this week at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston. Kate Baldwin, this year's HELLO DOLLY! Tony nominee for Best Supporting Actress, and Kate Shindle, 1998 Miss America, and current star of the national tour of FUN HOME, received their award at a Gala Awards event on Monday, September 18th, at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston. Both Baldwin and Shindle are alumnae of the Northwestern University Theatre Program. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Tony Award Winner Chita Rivera Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below this MarchTony Award Winner Chita Rivera Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below this March
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The two-time-Tony Award winning Broadway legend, Chita Rivera, returns to Feinstein's/54 Below for 10 performances this spring: March 6, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21 and 22 at 7PM. There is a $85 cover charge, and a $25 food and beverage minimum. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Make Venetian Room Debut This OctoberBrian Stokes Mitchell to Make Venetian Room Debut This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Bay Area Cabaret will present Tony Award-winner and Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell. The star of Broadway's Kiss Me Kate, Ragtime, Man Of La Mancha, Shuffle Along and August Wilson's King Headley II, will sing songs from his extensive Broadway career in his Venetian Room debut on Sunday, October 29 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIMECast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara & Faith Prince Headed for The Herbst in San FranciscoJessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara & Faith Prince Headed for The Herbst in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale's Broadway concert series hosted by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky will return to San Francisco for the 2017/18 season with a move to the Herbst Theatre at the iconic San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim & Chita Rivera Recall Creating a Classic, WEST SIDE STORYStephen Sondheim & Chita Rivera Recall Creating a Classic, WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

How did the classics come to be? Broadway legends Stephen Sondheim and Chita Rivera try to explain their experience creating West Side Story in a recent piece in the Guardian. (more...)

BRING BACK BIRDIE's Cleve Asbury Returns for One Night Only Concert at Feinstein's/54 BelowBRING BACK BIRDIE's Cleve Asbury Returns for One Night Only Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below and the acclaimed Second Act Series is pleased to present the short-lived musical sequel Bring Back Birdie in concert for one performance only on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of WEST SIDE STORY at Feinstein's/54 Below Next WeekCelebrate the 60th Anniversary of WEST SIDE STORY at Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a celebration of the groundbreaking musical masterpiece West Side Story on the 60th anniversary of the show's opening on Tuesday, September 26th at 7:00 pm at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street). (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/16/2017
by - Sep 16, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/16/2017. (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Dancers Get High Praise for High Kicks Inside the Chita Rivera Awards!BWW TV: Broadway Dancers Get High Praise for High Kicks Inside the Chita Rivera Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 16, 2017

Winners for the 2017 Chita Rivera Awards were announced earlier this week at The Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Following the show, guests celebrated at Sardi's and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the festivities! (more...)

Podcast: The Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli, Visits 'Keith Price's Curtain Call'Podcast: The Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli, Visits 'Keith Price's Curtain Call'
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Sep 15, 2017

Comedian, actress, Comedy Central roaster, fellow podcaster, and now playwright, Lisa Lamapanelli, takes time out of her busy schedule of touring and writing to talk to me about her upcoming Off Broadway Play, STUFFED. (more...)

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