Chita Rivera Packs March Slate With 54 Below Run, Plus Appearances With Tommy Tune and Seth Rudetsky

Cabaret & Concert News   Chita Rivera Packs March Slate With 54 Below Run, Plus Appearances With Tommy Tune and Seth Rudetsky
 
The Broadway legend has lined up appearances across the country, starting with a 10-performance New York City concert engagement.

Two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Chita Rivera will kick off a busy March with a 10-performance nightclub engagement at Feinstein’s/54 Below, running March 6–22.

Rivera will take audiences through her groundbreaking stage career, highlighting such shows as West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Visit, and more. She’ll be joined by long-time music director Michael Croiter with Gary Adler (piano) and Jim Donica (bass). Click here for tickets.

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On March 24 at 8 PM, Rivera will link up with fellow Broadway legend Tommy Tune for Chita & Tune: Just in Time at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, New Jersey. The concert is the final engagement in the duo’s cross-country tour that launched earlier this year. Click here for tickets.

Rivera will close out the month on the West Coast, joining SiriusXM radio host and Playbill columnist Seth Rudetsky at Beverly Hills’ Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts March 29 for two special performances as part of the Broadway @ the Wallis series. Show times are 7:30 PM and 9:30 PM. Click here for tickets.

Rivera won Tony Awards for her performances in The Rink and Kiss of the Spider Woman. She originated the role of Anita in the 1957 premiere of West Side Story and has appeared in the Broadway productions of Chicago, Bye Bye Birdie, Jerry's Girls, Merlin, Bajour, Can-Can and Nine, as well as her autobiographical show, The Dancer's Life. Rivera originated the role of Claire Zachanassian in the Kander-Ebb-McNally musical The Visit, which premiered on Broadway in 2015. She was awarded The Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama in 2009.

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Rivera has been a special guest performer on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway on the High Seas 10: Odyssey Through the Greek Isles cruise June 24–July 1, 2019, with a lineup of Broadway stars to be announced. Call Judy Perl Worldwide for tickets at (844) 561-3625. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information.

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