Chita Rivera and Ben Vereen to Appear at Bristol Riverside Theatre

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Tony Award-winning performers Chita Rivera and Ben Vereen will perform their solo concerts at the Bristol Riverside Theatre as part of the Pennsylvania company's 25th anniversary season.

Ben Vereen
Ben Vereen

Special performances also include county music artist and Will Rogers Follies star Larry Gatlin, who will perform in concert Sept. 16 and 18.

Tony winner Rivera (Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Rink, West Side Story) will present her solo concert My Broadway Sept. 23-25. The evening will highlight her lengthy stage career and feature an 11-piece orchestra.

Steve Solomon will offer his solo show My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m in Therapy Nov. 2-6, followed by Pam Peterson's Who Am I Again? A Tuneful Guide to Mastering Change Nov. 11-13.

The children's musical Pinkalicious will also make a tour stop Feb. 25-26, 2012, with Rob Becker’s Defending The Caveman set for a Feb. 29-March 4, 2012, run.

Vereen (Pippin, Wicked, Jesus Christ Superstar) will close the season of special events with Steppin' Out Live April 20-22, 2012. The evening promises songs from his stage career, as well as music by Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr.

As previously reported, four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh will star in the Broadway classic Gypsy as part of Bristol's main-stage production season. Also scheduled are productions of Rent, Steel Magnolias, Barrymore and the world premiere of A Raw Space.

For tickets phone (215) 785-0100 or visit BRStage.

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