The Entertainment Community Fund announced today that they will present And All That Jazz: A Celebration of the Legendary Chita Rivera, a one-night-only benefit concert celebrating Chita Rivera’s 90th birthday on Monday, February 20, 2023 at 7:30 pm ET at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th St.) The event will feature Laura Benanti, Jason Danieley, George Dvorsky, Andy Karl, Nathan Lane, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Bebe Neuwirth, Orfeh, Mary Beth Peil, John Riddle, Leslie Uggams, Betsy Wolfe, the American Pops Orchestra conducted by Luke Frazier and iconic dance numbers staged by Lloyd Culbreath.*
“Where to even begin when celebrating the legendary Chita Rivera? We’re so grateful for Chita’s years of support and dedication to the Fund. And I can’t wait to be on stage with so many of her friends and colleagues for an unforgettable evening of song, dance and stories,” said Entertainment Community Fund Chair Brian Stokes Mitchell.
Ms. Rivera commented, "Celebrating my birthday and benefitting the Entertainment Community Fund, all at the same time, is a dream come true. I couldn't be more honored to support their important work and I hope you will join me!”
This evening is executive produced by Nouveau Productions. All proceeds from this one-night only benefit concert will support The Dancers’ Resource and Career Transition For Dancers programs of the Entertainment Community Fund. To purchase tickets, please visit entertainmentcommunity.org/Chita2023.
*Performers and presenters subject to change.