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Newsweek hails her as "the greatest musical dancer ever!" Direct from Broadway, two-time Tony Award® winner Chita Rivera is bringing this dazzling new musical that celebrates her astonishing career to select cities across the country. Written by four-time Tony Award® winner Terrence McNally, directed by Tony nominee Graciela Daniele and featuring a cast of Broadway's most talented dancers and singers, Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life charts Chita's amazing journey from a 17-year-old aspiring ballerina to the Broadway legend she is today. In story and song, she relives fascinating moments from the years she spent working with such greats as Leonard Bernstein, Bob Fosse and Stephen Sondheim. Now you will get to see this Broadway legend perform the song and dance numbers she made famous in some of her biggest hits including West Side Story, Chicago, Bye Bye Birdie and Kiss of the Spider Woman. "America," "Somewhere," "All That Jazz," "Put On A Happy Face," "Big Spender" and more -- they're all performed live by Chita and her company. There will not be a performance on Christmas Eve Day, December 24, 2006.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Aronoff Center, Cincinnati