Chita Rivera Set forTODAY’s Living Legends Series

Film & TV News   Chita Rivera Set forTODAY’s Living Legends Series
The two-time Tony Award winner’s interview with Al Roker will air February 20.
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Chita Rivera Laura Marie Duncan

Two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Chita Rivera will be featured on NBC’s TODAY Show February 20. Rivera sits down with Al Roker as part of the morning show’s Living Legends series.

The segment will air between 8:30 AM and 9 AM ET. Check local listings.

Rivera won Tony Awards for her performances in The Rink and Kiss of the Spider Woman. She originated the role of Anita in the 1957 premiere of West Side Story and has appeared in the Broadway productions of Chicago, Bye Bye Birdie, Jerry's Girls, Merlin, Bajour, Can-Can, and Nine, as well as her autobiographical show, The Dancer's Life. Rivera originated the role of Claire Zachanassian in the Kander-Ebb-McNally musical The Visit, which premiered on Broadway in 2015. She was awarded The Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama in 2009.


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