Chita Rivera to perform in Williamstown Theatre Festival benefit

WILLIAMSTOWN — Broadway luminary and two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera will perform a one-night-only solo concert 7:30 p.m. July 9 in Williamstown Theatre Festival's Main Stage.

The performance is a benefit for the festival's New Play & Musical Development Initiative.

Rivera last appeared at Williamstown in the festival's 2014 season presentation of Kander & Ebb's musical, "The Visit," and its subsequent Broadway transfer. In "An Evening With Chita Rivera," she will recreate moments from her career, showcasing the artistry and history that has made her a star.

She will be accompanied by her long-time trio, Michael Croiter (music director/percussion/guitar), Gary Adler (associate music director/piano), and Jim Donica (bass).

Ticket information is available online at


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