Chita Rivera Will Return to Birdland

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28 Jul 2014

Two-time Tony winner Chita Rivera will return to Birdland for seven shows this fall.



The Broadway favorite will play the famed jazz venue Oct. 7-11.

In Chita's Back, the acclaimed singing actress will perform "some of her favorite songs, [offer] a special tribute to her dear friends John Kander and Fred Ebb, [and re-create] signature moments from her legendary career." She will be accompanied by her long-time music director Michael Croiter, associate music director/pianist Michael Patrick Walker and Jim Donica on bass.

Rivera will next be seen in The Visit, the Kander/Ebb/McNally musical, directed by John Doyle and choreographed by Graciela Daniele, which runs July 31-Aug. 17 at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

Show times at Birdland will be Oct. 7-9 at 8:30 PM and Oct. 10-11 at 8:30 PM and 11 PM.

Tickets are $50 (General Admission) and $40 (bar seating) and may be obtained by calling (212) 581-3080 or online at www.birdlandjazz.com. There is a $10 food/drink minimum per person.