“You leave this show walking on air!” –New York Times
Live on stage, the one and only Broadway legend Chita Rivera performs in a unique solo
concert event. The incomparable Tony Award winner will recreate signature moments from her legendary career, including numbers from West Side Story, Sweet Charity, Chicago, Kiss of the
Spider Woman, Bye, Bye, Birdie, The Rink and The Visit. In addition to a special tribute to her dear friends John Kander & Fred Ebb, the timeless music of Leonard Bernstein, Charles Strouse, Jerry Herman and Stephen Sondheim will also be featured, with live trio accompaniment.
An accomplished and versatile actress/singer/dancer, Chita Rivera has won two Tony Awards as Best Leading Actress in a Musical and received eight additional Tony nominations for an exceptional ten Tony nominations. She recently starred on Broadway in The Visit, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Nine. Chita was awarded The Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama in 2009. She received the coveted Kennedy Center Honor in 2002 and is the first Hispanic woman ever chosen to receive this award. Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ To Do, a retrospective on her extraordinary life, aired on Great Performances on PBS. Chita’s current solo CD is entitled And Now I Swing.
$40-$150 ($38-$145 Members)
The John Drew Theater in the Dina Merrill Pavilion at Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, New York 11937, 631.324.0806; Tickets available at GuildHall.org; Box Office; 631.324.4050; Theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
Free Saunders Student Rush tickets available