Go Inside the Inaugural Chita Rivera Awards Honoring Dance on Stage and Screen

Photos   Go Inside the Inaugural Chita Rivera Awards Honoring Dance on Stage and Screen
 
Choreographers and dancers from Bandstand, Come From Away, The Great Comet, Hello, Dolly!, and more, were among the nominees.
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Chita Rivera Joseph Marzullo/WENN

The inaugural Chita Rivera Awards for Dance and Choreography, recognizing the work of choreographers and dancers on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and on film, were held September 11 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

Formerly presented as the Fred and Adele Astaire Awards, the honors were rebranded earlier this year to honor the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway dance legend who created roles in West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie, Chicago, The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman, and most recently, The Visit.

Flip through the photos of the night below:

Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago, Frasier) served as host for the ceremony that included performances from A Bronx Tale, Come From Away, and the Off-Broadway revival of Sweet Charity, which were among this year's nominees.

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