Tommy Tune and Chita Rivera Meet the Press for Their Upcoming Tour

Photos   Tommy Tune and Chita Rivera Meet the Press for Their Upcoming Tour The Broadway icons will go on the road together this fall.
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Tommy Tune and Chita Rivera Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Broadway legends Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune will hit the road this fall in a new concert act entitled Chita & Tune. The triple-threat performers, who have won a collective 12 Tony Awards, will be directed and choreographed by 10-time Tony Award nominee Graciela Daniele, with music directors Michael Biagi and Michael Croiter.

The tour premieres at Enlow Hall/Kean University September 16 and 17. Click here to purchase tickets.

Flip through photos of them meeting the press below:

Rivera has won two Tony Awards as Best Leading Actress in a Musical and received eight additional Tony nominations. Her career is highlighted by starring roles in West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie, The Rink (Tony Award), Chicago, Jerry’s Girls, Kiss of the Spider Woman (Tony Award), The Visit, and the original Broadway casts of Guys and Dolls, Can-Can, Seventh Heaven, and Mr. Wonderful. She was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009 by President Barack Obama. In 2002 she received the Kennedy Center Honors, becoming the first Hispanic woman ever chosen to receive this award.

Tune has been honored with 10 Tony Awards recognizing him as an outstanding performer, choreographer, and director: Best Actor in a Musical for My One and Only; Best Featured Actor in a Musical for Seesaw; Best Choreography for A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine, My One and Only, Grand Hotel, and The Will Rogers Follies; and Best Direction of a Musical for Nine, Grand Hotel, and The Will Rogers Follies. In 2015 he was the recipient of the Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

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