Chita Rivera presents And Now I Sing at the Regency. This all-new show is an intimate evening of song featuring works by Jerry Herman, Cy Coleman, Jacques Brel, Carol Hall, Jule Styne, and Kander & Ebb. She will be joined by a trio led by Musical Director Mark Hummel.
CHITA RIVERA is an accomplished and versatile actress, singer and dancer who has won two Tony Awards as Best Leading Actress in a Musical (Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Rink) and received six additional Tony nominations. In December 2002, she received a Kennedy Center Honor in Washington, DC. Chita created the role of Velma Kelly in the original Broadway production of Chicago opposite Gwen Verdon in 1975 and appears in the film version. Recent starring roles include the Tony Award winning Broadway revival of Maury Yeston's Nine with Antonio Banderas and Jane Krakowski; the new John Kander / Fred Ebb / Terrence McNally musical The Visit; the London, Las Vegas and Toronto productions of Chicago: The Musical; the role of Reno Sweeney in the Paper Mill production of Anything Goes; and Chita & All That Jazz, a musical celebration of her spectacular life in the theatre.