PHOTO CALL: Rita Moreno at the Café Carlyle

News   PHOTO CALL: Rita Moreno at the Café Carlyle
 
The stars came out to celebrate as Academy, Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Rita Moreno, who began her four-week engagement at the Café Carlyle Jan. 16.
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Moreno, whose new show is titled "Little Tributes," will play the intimate nightclub through Feb. 10. Show times are Tuesday-Saturday evenings at 8:45 PM with additional late shows Fridays and Saturdays at 10:45 PM. A native of Humacao, Puerto Rico, Rita Moreno won the Academy Award for her role as Anita in the film version of West Side Story. She earned a Best Featured Actress in a Play Tony for her work in Broadway's The Ritz and nabbed two Emmys: one for a guest appearance on "The Muppet Show" and another for a stint on "The Rockford Files." She was awarded the Grammy for her performance on "The Electric Company" album for children.

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At left (from top): Rita Moreno and Amy Tan; Donna McKechnie and Rita Moreno; Eli Wallach, Rita Moreno, Jerry Stiller; Tommy Tune and Liliane Montevecchi; Rita Moreno and Arlene Dahl; Maria Cooper Janis and Rita Moreno.

Below: Anne Jackson, Rita Moreno, Joy Behar and Anne Meara celebrate Rita Moreno's opening night at the Café Carlyle.

photos by Aubrey Reuben

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