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Chita Rivera stars in The Visit on Broadway by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino

Tony Award winner Chita Rivera stars in The Visit on Broadway by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino.

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Chita Rivera at her private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

Tony Award winner Chita Rivera is starring on Broadway in Kander and Ebb’s Musical The Visit with book by Terrence McNally at the Lyceum Theatre. Her co-star is Tony Award winning actor and Tony Award nominated director Roger Rees. The opening night was April 23rd, the last opening for the Broadway season. Guests included Rita Moreno, Harry Belafonte, Angela Lansbury, Alan Cumming, Matthew Broderick, Bebe Neuwirth, Mario Cantone, Andre de Shields, Cherry Jones, F. Murray Abraham, Joel Grey, Bernadette Peters, Marin Mazzie, Steve Guttenberg, Marilu Henner, Titus Burgess, Brian J. Smith, Tommy Tune, Jessie Mueller, Megan Hilty, Isabel and Ruben Toledo, Perez Hilton, Ana Villafane, Alison Cimmet, Tonya Pinkins, and more, along with Ms. Rivera’s co-star Roger Rees and the cast, choreographer Graciela Daniele, director John Doyle, playwright Terrence McNally, composer John Kander, and the family of Fred Ebb. The private After Party was at ESPACE, New York on 42nd Street sponsored by Hiro Sake.

Tony Award winner Chita Rivera was born Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero, on January 23, 1933, in Washington, D.C. She is of Puerto Rican, Italian, and Scottish decent. She began her career in 1950 as a theatre, film, and TV actress, dancer, and singer who is best known for her roles in musical theatre. She is the first Latin woman and the first Latino-American to receive a Kennedy Center Honors Award (December 2002); and she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009. She was nominated nine times for a Tony Award, and won in 1984 for The Rink and in 1993 for Kiss of the Spider Woman.

Photographs and Article by Celebrity Photojournalist Lisa Pacino of Under The Duvet Productions, NY. All Rights Reserved.

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Rita Moreno, Broadway’s The Visit, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Angela Lansbury, Broadway’s The Visit, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Andre de Shields, Broadway’s The Visit, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Rita Moreno, Broadway’s The Visit, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Cherry Jones, Broadway’s The Visit, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Bebe Neuwirth, Broadway’s The Visit, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Marilu Henner, Broadway’s The Visit, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Angela Lansbury, Broadway’s The Visit, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Rita Moreno, Broadway’s The Visit, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Alan Cumming, Broadway’s The Visit, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Bernadette Peters and guest with Mario Catone and Jerry Dixon, Broadway’s The Visit, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Bernadette Peters and guest with Mario Catone, Broadway’s The Visit, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Playwright Terrance McNally, Broadway’s The Visit, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Jessie Mueller and Alison Cimmet, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Alan Cumming, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Joel Grey, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Marilu Henner and legend John Kander, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Playwright Terrence McNally, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Matthew Broderick and Mario Cantone, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Jerry Dixon, Tonya Pinkins, and Mario Cantone, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Matthew Broderick and Guest, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Chita Rivera, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Chita Rivera, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Chita Rivera and Friends, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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The stars Chita Rivera and Roger Rees, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Chita Rivera and Carlos Arana, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Chita Rivera and Carlos Arana, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Chita Rivera and Carlos Arana, private After Party at ESPACE, New York, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Broadway’s The Visit, Lyceum Theatre, New York, Opening Night, April 23, 2015. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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