Interview with Chita RiveraAdditional title: Chita Rivera in conversation with Richard Ridge
NamesLeague of Professional Theatre Women (Contributor)Character Generators/Video (Contributor)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Billy Rose Theatre Division., Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. (Producer)Rivera, Chita (Interviewee)Ridge, Richie (Interviewer)Rothe, Lisa (Speaker)Davis, Jacqueline Z.(Jacqueline Zurat), 1946- (Speaker)Villar-Hauser, Ludovica (Speaker)
Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Public Program Videos
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 2018Place: New York
Library locationsTheatre on Film and Tape ArchiveShelf locator: NCOW 422
TopicsRivera, ChitaRivera, Chita -- Friends and associatesVerdon, Gwen -- Friends and associatesBernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. West Side storyBernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 -- Friends and associatesRobbins, Jerome -- Friends and associatesStrouse, Charles. Bye bye BirdieKander, John. ChicagoKander, John. Kiss of the spider womanKander, John. VisitSweet Charity (Motion picture)Chita Rivera: the dancer's lifeMusical theater -- New York (State) -- New York
NotesStatement of responsibility: [Presented by] The League of Professional Theatre Women ; [video prod. company] Character Generators, Inc. ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Patrick Hoffman, director.Performers: Introductory remarks: Lisa Rothe, Jacqueline Davis, and Ludovica Villar-Hauser.Performers: Interviewed by Richie Ridge.Venue: Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive in the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York, N.Y., May 7, 2018.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (60 min.) :sound, color ;4 3/4 in.
DescriptionPerformer Chita Rivera discusses her life and career with theater journalist Richard Ridge. She begins with her childhood introduction to dance, her training, and her early experiences touring in various musical shows. She also speaks of a number of colleagues such as Gwen Verdon, Leonard Bernstein, and Jerome Robbins, and reminisces about some of the many shows in which she has performed.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 1079065565NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21710030NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b22760752Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8eeb26a0-eca7-0139-5b77-0242ac110003
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