Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Broadway Babe by Barry Gordin

Four Notable Nostalgic picks from Broadway Babe include Chita Rivera & Dick Van Dyke, together in 2006. February 21, 2024:  Broadway Babe, Randie Levine-Miller, has four notable nos…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:22PM
Sunday, February 18, 2024

Elaine Paige Honors the Memory of Radio DJ Steve Wright on Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige spotlights show tunes from Come From Awa…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:32AM
Saturday, February 17, 2024

Broadway Dims Its Lights in Memory of 3-Time Tony Honoree Chita Rivera February 17 by Logan Culwell-Block

The West Side Story, Chicago, and Bye Bye Birdie star died January 30 at the age of 91.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Friday, February 9, 2024

Broadway Games: The Many Roles of Chita Rivera by JK

Beloved Broadway legend, the late, great Chita Rivera had a Broadway career that spanned some 60 years, from her debut as a dancer in the original production of Guys and Dolls to her final …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:36AM
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Broadway Theaters Will Dim Lights in Honor of Chita Rivera by Darryn King

Broadway's theaters will dim their marquee lights on February 17 to honor the memory of two-time Tony Award-winning actress Chita Rivera. Rivera died on January 30 at the age of 91. The ligh…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:42PM

Broadway To Dim Lights For Chita Rivera by Greg Evans

Broadway will dim its marquee lights next week to honor the late, great Chita Rivera, the two-time Tony-winning star of the original West Side Story who died January 30 at the age of 91. The…

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:01PM

Broadway Will Dim Its Lights in Memory of 3-Time Tony Honoree Chita Rivera by Logan Culwell-Block

The West Side Story, Chicago, and Bye Bye Birdie star died January 30 at the age of 91.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM
Saturday, February 3, 2024

Broadway Babe by Barry Gordin

Historic Flashbacks from Broadway Babe include West Side Story, Carol Burnett, Donna McKechnie & the original Sandy from Grease, Carol Demas. February 3, 2024:  Broadway Babe, Randie L…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:15AM
Friday, February 2, 2024

Chita Rivera obituary by Michael Coveney

American actor, singer and dancer who found fame as Anita in the stage musical West Side Story Known for her dynamic personality and prodigious physical energy, Chita Rivera, who has died ag…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:32AM
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Chita Rivera, West Side Story Broadway star, 91 - BusinessWorld Online

CHITA RIVERA — PLAYBILL.COM. Facebook Messenger Twitter LinkedIn Share. NEW YORK — Chita Rivera, the musical theater legend and multiple Tony winner ...

SOURCE: Google at 01:06AM
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

THE IRREPLACABLE CHITA by Ron Fassler

Chita Rivera (1933–2024). Photo by Gregg Delman for The New York Times from “The Visit” (2015).January 31, 2024: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler. Chita Rivera first start…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 01:34PM

Video: Ariana DeBose Remembers Chita Rivera: 'Because She Was, I Am'

Oscar winner Ariana DeBose discussed the loss of Chita Rivera on Live! With Kelly & Mark this morning. The Chita Rivera Award-winner played Anita in the 2021 film adaptation of West Sid…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:51AM

Chita Rivera – a life in pictures by Guardian Staff

The Broadway star has died aged 91. Revisit her glittering career, including West Side Story, Chicago and Kiss of the Spider Woman Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:24AM

Broadway legend Chita Rivera was a triple threat, a trailblazer – and a hoot by Chris Wiegand

The actor, dancer and singer, who has died aged 91, did not just provide great entertainment on stage. She was an eloquent, mischievous chronicler of musical theatre Chita Rivera had been an…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:24AM

RIP Chita Rivera, Broadway Legend Starred in the Original “West Side Story,” Won Every Award Including 2 Tonys by Roger Friedman

Chita Rivera seemed like she’d live forever. She died today at 91, but will live on forever in Broadway history. She starred

SOURCE: showbiz411.com at 04:32AM
Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Broadway Legend Chita Rivera dies at 91 by bwaySHO

The legendary Broadway star Chita Rivera passed away at the age of 91. She was best known for her roles in West Side Story, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman and Bye Bye Birdie. The momen…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:19PM

Chita Rivera, Broadway's 'first great triple threat,' dies at 91 by Jeff Lunden

The three-time Tony Award-winning Broadway legend created indelible roles: Anita in West Side Story, Rose in Bye Bye Birdie and Velma Kelly in Chicago.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 07:18PM

Chita Rivera Found Her Emotional Voice for Shows Like ‘West Side Story’ by Jesse Green

Her dancing sometimes overshadowed her thrillingly dramatic way with a song: husky yet clarion, unaffected but full of comment and character.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 06:48PM

Chita Rivera, 91: A Look Back at Her Career by New York Theater

Chita Rivera died today at the age of 91. Born Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero, she originated roles in “West Side Story,” “Bye Bye Birdie,” “Chicago” and “Kiss of the S…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 05:31PM

Chita Rivera, Legendary Star of Bye Bye Birdie, West Side Story & Chicago, Dies at 91 by Broadway.com

Chita Rivera, the triple-threat performer whose career is highlighted by Tony-winning collaborations with John Kander and Fred Ebb, died on January 30 after a brief illness. Rivera's daughte…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:18PM

Chita Rivera, illustrious Broadway star, dies aged 91 by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

The actor, dancer and singer starred in musicals including West Side Story and Chicago Chita Rivera, one of Broadway’s most illustrious stars, has died at the age of 91. A consummate “tr…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:18PM

CHITA RIVERA, ILLUSTRIOUS BROADWAY STAR, DIES AGED 91 by Robert Shuman

The actor, dancer and singer starred in musicals including West Side Story and Chicago (Chris Wiegan’s article appeared in the Guardian, 1/30; Photo: Chita Rivera arrives at the 72nd annua…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 02:58PM

Broadway legend Chita Rivera dead at 91 by Johnny Oleksinski

Chita Rivera, the dazzling Broadway star who originated roles in the musicals "Chicago," "West Side Story" and "Kiss of the Spider Woman" died Tuesday, her daughter Lisa Mordente said in a s…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 02:58PM

Chita Rivera, revered and pioneering Tony-winning dancer and singer, dies at 91 by Mark Kennedy / Associated Press

Rivera first gained wide notice in 1957 as Anita in the original production of “West Side Story” and was still dancing on Broadway with her trademark energy a half-century later in 2015�…

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 02:49PM

Chita Rivera, Electrifying Star of Broadway and Beyond, Is Dead at 91 by Robert D. McFadden

Appearing in scores of stage productions, she dazzled audiences for nearly six decades, most memorably starring as Anita in “West Side Story” and Velma Kelly in “Chicago.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:42PM

Chita Rivera, Broadway Legend From ‘Chicago’ and ‘West Side Story,’ Dies at 91 by Jordan Moreau

Broadway legend Chita Rivera, a two-time Tony winner and nine-time nominee, died on Tuesday morning after a brief illness, her publicist announced. She was 91. The actor-singer-dancer origin…

SOURCE: Variety at 02:41PM

Chita Rivera Dies: Iconic Broadway Star Was 91 by Greg Evans

Chita Rivera, the beloved Broadway star of West Side Story, Chicago and Kiss of the Spider Woman, died today in New York following a brief illness. She was 91. Her death was announced by her…

SOURCE: Deadline at 02:29PM
Friday, January 26, 2024

Video: Ariana DeBose & Boy George Team Up For 'Electric Energy' Single From ARGYLLE

Listen to Ariana DeBose's new single with Boy George and Nile Rodgers, 'Electric Energy.' The song is from the upcoming action film Argylle. Watch the music video, featuring the West Side St…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:29AM
Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Buena Vista Social Club™ is "full of riches!" by Atlantic Theater

World premiere musical Buena Vista Social Club™ book by Marco Ramirez music by the Grammy Award winning Buena Vista Social Club creative consultant David Yazbek choreography by Patricia De…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:47PM
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Feliz Cumpleaños, Chita Rivera by Trav S.D.

January 23 is the birthday of Chita Rivera (Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero Anderson, b. 1933). I’ll risk getting New Yorkers’ backs up by being overexplainy about who she is, for h…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:32AM

Cast revealed for West Side Story on Sydney Harbour! by Aussie Theatre

Get ready to fall in love! Introducing the two extraordinary performers who will play West Side Story’s iconic star-crossed lovers:

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 12:52AM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards