Chita: The Visit Legend in 25 Stunning Black & White Photos
June 9th, 2015
by BroadwayBox Staff
This is not a drill: you only have a few days left to see Broadway history in the making as living legend Chita Rivera stars in the final Kander & Ebb musical The Visit. And take it from us, the diva delivers—as this Tony Awards performance proves.
Below, is our Chita-centric playlist that you can enjoy as you scroll through 25 black and white photos of Chita living her life and serving you life.
And let's use this photo of Fosse and Chita to segue into the Chicago section of these photos.
If you have never seen her "Beale Street Blues" (choreographed by Jack Cole), get yourself to YouTube ASAP.
Chita & Carol Lawrence performing "A Boy Like That" from the original 1957 production of West Side Story.
Chita's December 1, 1957 wedding to West Side Story/Bye Bye Birdie co-star Tony Mordente and below with her daughter, Lisa.
There can only be one Chita Rivera. The Visit plays the Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre through June 14.