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Ben Vereen Will Ration the Spotlight With Chita Rivera at December 4 NYC Art Attack Foundation Benefit - Playbill.com

Rivera, a two-without surcease Tony winner, serves as the Chairperson for the AAF, which provides scholarship funding and outreach opportunities for young performers to accomplish their full artistic potential. “Now, more than ever, young people with talent need our help with training, support, inspiring, and above all—opportunity,” said Rivera. “That is exactly what Art Attack provides, and why they need our help, in order to accomplish all that they achieve. That most next scholarship that is given could be the one for a future star in the arts. I am proud and delighted to be a part of this fine organization. In addition to Rivera and Vereen, the at the time will feature the previously announced The Lightning Thief favorite Chris McCarrell, KPOP composer Max Vernon, and songwriting get Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich, as well as Birdland staple Jim Caruso,... Joining the stage stars will be two students from Rosie's Theater Kids, an arts tutelage initiative from Rosie O'Donnell that Art Attack continues to support. Anthony Garcia—who is also an Art Attack scholarship recipient—and Malcolm Callendar will pretend to be the organization as part of the event lineup. Source: www.playbill.com

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  • Chita Rivera in Chicago: At age 84, she can still blow the whistle about the livin' yet to do

    12/12/17 ,via Chicago Tribune

    Chita Rivera sang “A Boy Like That” from “West Side Summary” from the stage of the Steppenwolf Theatre on Monday night. She was, after all, the original Anita. She first performed the song for Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim in 1957, when she was

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  • The Rank Book of 2000s Broadway Musicals

    Rowman & Littlefield. 2017. ISBN: 9781442278011,1442278013. 514 pages.

    In the beginning decade of the twenty-first century, Broadway was notable for old-fashioned, feel-good shows (Hairspray, Jersey Boys), a integer of family-friendly musicals (Little Women, Mary Poppins), plenty of revivals (Follies, Oklahoma!, Wonderful Town), a four of off-the-wall hits (Avenue Q, Urinetown), several gargantuan flops (Dance of the Vampires, Lestat), and a few serious productions that garnered critical acclaim (The Put a match to in the Piazza, Next to Normal). Unlike earlier decades which were dominated by specific composers, by a new form of musical theatre, or by numerous British imports, the decade is dialect mayhap most notable for the rise of shows which poked fun at the musical comedy form, such as The Producers and Spamalot. In The Complete Book of 2000s Broadway Musicals, Dan Dietz examines in technicalities every musical that opened on Broadway from 2000 through the end of 2009. This book discusses the era’s major successes, notorious failures, and musicals that closed during their pre-Broadway tryouts. In putting together to including every hit and flop that debuted during the decade, this book highlights revivals and personal-appearance revues with such performers as Patti LuPone, Chita Rivera, and Martin Poor. Each entry contains the following information: Plot summary Cast members Names of all important personnel, including writers, composers, directors, choreographers, producers, and mellifluous directors Opening and closing dates Number of performances Critical commentary Musical numbers and the performers who introduced the songs Motion data, including information about tryouts Source material Tony awards and nominations Details about London and other foreign productions Into the bargain separate entries for each production, the book offers numerous appendixes, including a discography, filmography, and published scripts, as well as lists of dark-themed shows and Jewish-themed productions. This comprehensive book contains a wealth of information and provides a comprehensive view of each show. The Exemplary Book of 2000s Broadway Musicals will be of use to scholars, historians, and casual fans of one of the greatest decades in musical theatre history.

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Chita Rivera (born January 23, 1933) is an American actress, dancer, and crooner best known for her roles in musical theatre. She is the first Hispanic woman and the ...

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