Tony Winner Chita Rivera Will Return to the Café Carlyle

Playbill Universe   Tony Winner Chita Rivera Will Return to the Café Carlyle The Broadway favorite will begin a limited engagement in May.
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Two-time Tony winner Chita Rivera will return to the Café Carlyle next month.

The Broadway favorite will play the intimate nightspot May 9–20. Rivera will be accompanied by her music director, Michael Croiter, and his trio. Performances will take place Tuesday–Saturday at 8:45 PM.

Tickets are $75 ($125 for premium seating, $50 for bar seating) Tuesday–Thursday; $100 ($150 for premium seating, $75 for bar seating) on Friday and Saturday. Reservations made by calling (212) 744-1600 or by visiting Ticketweb. Café Carlyle is located in The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel (35 East 76th Street, at Madison Avenue).

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Chita 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.

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