Broadway legend Chita Rivera will recreate signature moments from her seven-decade Broadway career in her solo concert, Chita: A Legendary Celebration, 7:30 PM January 23, 2018 at Centennial Hall in Tucson, Arizona.
The two-time Tony Award winner will recreate signature moments from her Broadway musicals West Side Story; Sweet Charity; Chicago; Kiss of the Spider Woman; Bye, Bye, Birdie; The Rink; and The Visit. In addition to a special tribute to the songwriting team of John Kander & Fred Ebb, Rivera will perform numbers by Leonard Bernstein, Charles Strouse, Jerry Herman, and Stephen Sondheim, accompanied by an instrumental trio.
Rivera was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009 by President Barack Obama. In 2002 she received Kennedy Center Honors, becoming the first Latina to receive that award.
Rivera is currently on a break from her national concert tour with Tommy Tune, Chita & Tune: Just in Time, which resumes in January.
Rivera has been a special guest performer on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Tickets are now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas July 2018 cruise to Iceland, accompanied by Judy Kuhn, Christine Ebersole, Rob McClure, Jarrod Spector, Carmen Cusack, and Sierra Boggess.
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