Robert Cuccioli, Sam Harris, Chita Rivera, et al. to Speak at In Celebration of Tony Stevens
As previously reported, Stevens passed away in July.
As a performer, Stevens appeared on Broadway in The Fig Leaves are Falling, Jimmy, The Boy Friend, Georgy, and the 1971 revival of On the Town before becoming the assistant to choreographer on Irene and Chicago.
In 1976, he became co-choreographer with Gower Champion of Rockabye Hamlet and later choreographed the Broadway revue Perfectly Frank and staged the musical The Wind in the Willows.
In 2006, he worked with his good friend Chita Rivera on her Broadway show, Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life, restaging choreography by the late Bob Fosse. He also worked with Rivera on her nightclub acts.