Following Carnegie Hall, Chita Rivera Sets Additional Concert Dates

News   Following Carnegie Hall, Chita Rivera Sets Additional Concert Dates
The Broadway legend is set to play additional dates in the tri-state area in the coming weeks.
Chita Rivera
Chita Rivera Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Following her November 7 Carnegie Hall solo debut, two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera has lined up a series of intimate concert engagements with her cabaret act A Legendary Celebration.

Upcoming dates include The Tilles Center in Old Brookville, NY (November 18); On Stage at Kingsborough in Brooklyn (November 19); and The Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, CT (November 20).


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.

Flip through photos of Rivera's Carnegie Hall concert below:

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