Two-time Tony winners Chita Rivera and Bebe Neuwirth, who originated the role of Velma Kelly in, respectively, the original and revival Broadway casts of Chicago, will both return to Feinstein's/54 Below in March 2018 for limited runs.
Broadway icon Rivera will play the nightspot March 6–22. The triple threat will revisit moments from her legendary career and celebrate music from timeless Broadway composers. Click here for ticket information.
Neuwirth will play the intimate cabaret March 28-31. She will offer an evening of story songs entitled Stories with Piano, #1. Attendees can expect to hear works by Kurt Weill, Kander and Ebb, Stephen Sondheim, Edith Piaf, and Tom Waits. Music director Scott Cady created all the arrangements. Click here for ticket information.
Two-time Emmy winner Neuwirth won Tony Awards for her performances in Sweet Charity and Chicago.
Rivera, a Tony winner for her performances in The Rink and Kiss of the Spider Woman, was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009 by President Barack Obama. In 2002 she received Kennedy Center Honors, becoming the first Latina to receive that award. Rivera is currently on a break from her national concert tour with Tommy Tune, Chita & Tune: Just in Time, which resumes in January.
Rivera has been a special guest performer on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway on the High Seas 10: Odyssey Through the Greek Isles cruise June 24–July 1, 2019, with a lineup of top Broadway stars to be announced. Call Judy Perl Worldwide for tickets at (844) 561-3625.