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Tina Fey's Mean Girls Receives 12 Tony Award Nominations

Tina Fey's 'Mean Girls' musical has received 12 nominations for the 2018 Tony Awards.The acclaimed theatre production - which is based on the popular 2004 film of the same name - has been nominated for...

Chita Rivera And Kelli O'hara To Perform At Inauguration Day Charity Concert

The Tony Award-winning actresses have signed up for Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out!, the first in a series of monthly benefit concerts organised by musician Seth Rudetsky and his husband James Wesley...

Chita Rivera Postpones Shows Due To Hip Injury

The Chicago star had been due to perform a residency at the legendary Cafe Carlyle from 12 January (16), but she has now delayed the gigs as she recovers from a pelvic stress...

Chita Rivera Honours Stage Lover Roger Rees With Touching Tribute

The pair recently co-starred as former lovers in Kander & Ebb musical The Visit - until the Welsh actor was forced to bow out of the production in May (15) due to illness....

Chita Rivera's The Visit To Close On Broadway

Producers of the show announced on Monday (08Jun15) that the final curtain will come down this Sunday (14Jun15), just two months after its opening. The production, based on the satirical 1956 Friedrich...

Chita Rivera Appeals For Role On The Walking Dead

The Chicago star, 82, reveals she and her daughter, Lisa, are huge fans of the comic book adaptation and she is so impressed by the behind-the-scenes work that goes in to turning actors...

Chita Rivera's The Visit Co-star Takes Temporary Leave From Musical

The Welsh actor plays the former lover of Rivera's character in the Kander and Ebb production, but he has been replaced by his understudy for upcoming shows. A representative for the musical...

Chita Rivera Lands Top New York Drama League Award

The 82 year old beat out 44 other actors, including Dame Helen Mirren, Bradley Cooper, Kristin Chenoweth and Bill Nighy, for the accolade, which salutes performers in all types of New York productions....

Chita Rivera Was Tongue-tied During Pope Francis Meeting

The Chicago star, 82, was granted a private audience with a priest pal in September (14) and she felt honoured to receive the Catholic leader's blessing. She tells the New York Post,...

Chita Rivera Reprising Role In The Visit On Broadway

Veteran actress Chita Rivera is set to reprise the role she originated in Terrence Mcnally musical The Visit when it hits the Broadway stage this spring (15).The Latin star first took on the female lead...

Zeta-jones To Honour Rivera With Her Own Award

Welsh actress CATHERINE ZETA-JONES is to present her heroine CHITA RIVERA with a dance award named after her. The Chicago star will hand over the 2008 Catherine Zeta-Jones Award for a Legend in Dance at...

Chicago Revival Celebrates 10th Birthday

Epic musical CHICAGO became the longest-running revival in Broadway history yesterday (15NOV06) when the show celebrated its 10th anniversary. The milestone was marked with a star-studded New York gala at the Ambassador Theatre drawing together...

Stars Pay Tribute To Cy Coleman

LUCIE ARNAZ, BEA ARTHUR and CHITA RIVERA are among a host of stars who gathered in New York to pay tribute to theatre composer CY COLEMAN on Monday (10JAN05). The stars, along with ANN...

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