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Chita: A Memoir

Author: Chita Rivera, with Patrick Pacheco.

Chita: A Memoir

Author: Chita Rivera, with Patrick Pacheco.

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Item #: D40741
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Publication Date: 2023
Publisher: HarperOne
ISBN: 9780063226791
Born Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero, multiple Tony Award winner Chita Rivera was influential in creating some of Broadway's most iconic roles, including Anita in West Side Story? Rosie in Bye Bye, Birdie, Velma in Chicago, and Aurora in Kiss of the Spider Woman. In an informal sit-down style she tells a captivating story, both as the upbeat, sparkling ... More
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Born Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero, multiple Tony Award winner Chita Rivera was influential in creating some of Broadway's most iconic roles, including Anita in West Side Story? Rosie in Bye Bye, Birdie, Velma in Chicago, and Aurora in Kiss of the Spider Woman. In an informal sit-down style she tells a captivating story, both as the upbeat, sparkling Chita and as the tough-as-nails Dolores, while also bringing us backstage to meet Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Bob Fosse, Jerome Robbins, Hal Prince, Liza Minnelli, Sammy Davis Jr, Gwen Verdon, Shirley MacLaine, and many, many others.

"Fans of musical theater and dance are in for a real treat."—Kirkus Reviews

"Playful and history-rich…. Broadway-loving readers will appreciate the play-by-play (pun intended) of this fizzy book."—NYTimes


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