Banderas and Rivera will discuss their roles in the current revival of Maury Yeston’s Nine at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre. Both Banderas and Rivera received 2003 Tony Award nominations for their performances as, respectively, Guido Contini and Liliane La Fleur. Banderas, best known for his work in such films as “Evita,” “The Mask of Zorro,” “Philadelphia” and “Mambo Kings,” is currently making his Broadway debut in Nine. A member of Spain’s prestigious National Theater of Spain acting company from 1981-1986, the actor studied at the School of Dramatic Art in Malaga. Rivera, a two-time Tony Award winner for her work in Kiss of the Spider Woman and The Rink, recently received the Kennedy Center Honor in Washington, D.C. Her numerous theatrical credits also include Chicago, Bye Bye Birdie, Jerry’s Girls, Guys and Dolls, Can-Can, Seventh Heaven, Mr. Wonderful, Born Yesterday, The Rose Tattoo and Call Me Madam.
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