Chita Rivera Postpones Café Carlyle Engagement Following Injury

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Two-time Tony winner Chita Rivera has postponed her January engagement at the Café Carlyle due to an injury she sustained over the Christmas holiday.

Following a fall, it was discovered that Rivera suffered a pelvic stress fracture. The Broadway favorite said in a statement, "I’m so sorry that I must postpone these dates at the Café Carlyle and disappoint my fans, but we will reschedule and I’ll be back!"

Chita Rivera
Chita Rivera Photo by Laura Marie Duncan

Originally scheduled for a Jan. 12-23, 2016, engagement at the nightspot, Rivera will now play the intimate venue April 19-30. At the Carlyle, Rivera will be joined by music director Michael Croiter (percussion and guitar), associate music director Michael Patrick Walker (piano), Jim Donica (bass) and Dan Willis (reeds).

Rivera’s career is highlighted by starring roles in 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 West Side Story, Can-Can, Seventh Heaven and Mr. Wonderful.

Reservations may be made online at Café Carlyle is located in The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel (35 East 76th Street, at Madison Avenue).

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