Film version of Neil Simon's Broadway musical about a dancehall hostess in search of true love. Fosse's directorial debut!
About as Bob Fosse as a number can be, the director offers the Cy Coleman/Dorothy Fields hit from his Broadway show, Chita Rivera and Paula Kelly featured, also Gloria Mills, Victoria Scruton, Louise Quick et al, though star Shirley MacLaine isn't involved, in Sweet Charity, 1969.
Newsweek magazine called Chita Rivera 'the greatest musical dancer ever.' She set the benchmark for such notable Broadway roles as the Spider Woman in Kiss of the Spider Woman, Anita in West Side Story and Velma Kelly in Chicago. Throughout her 50 year career, Chita has been referred to by critics as 'a force of nature' and a 'true Broadway star.'
Universally regarded as an American national treasure, Rivera reflects on her history-making career.
In 2000, musical theater star Chita Rivera appeared in THIRTEEN s My Favorite Broadway.'
Pioneers of THIRTEEN is a four-part documentary chronicling the history of public television and showcasing THIRTEEN s programming highlights over the last 50 years.
Chicago -- CT #1 Post Miramax Collector's Edition
Chicago -- Trailer
Chicago -- CT #1 Pre Collector's Edition
Chicago -- Winner of 6 academy Awards- Chicago is a dazzling spectacle cheered by audiences and critics alike! At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly (Zeta-Jones) and spotlight seeking Roxie Hart (Zellweger) both find themselves sharing space on Chicago's famed Murderess Row!
Rob Fisher's lively tribute to the music and musicals created by John Kander and Fred Ebb stars Broadway stars Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley and two of Kander & Ebb's best-known collaborators, Chita Rivera and Joel Grey. From 'Cabaret' to 'Chicago' to 'Kiss of the Spider Woman,' Kander & Ebb's work sparkles with wit even as it channels the deepest, sometimes darkest, reaches of the human heart.
Enjoy a special concert from Lincoln Center s 2013 American Songbook series celebrating the legendary songwriting duo of John Kander and Fred Ebb, who wrote All That Jazz and New York, New York. Broadway stars Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley perform, alongside theater legends Joel Grey and Chita Rivera, in a review conceived and conducted by Rob Fisher. 2/15/2013
The glorious Chita Rivera performs one of her signature songs in a role she originated and made famous - the title character of the Kander & Ebb musical 'Kiss of the Spider Woman.' Taking on subjects like political imprisonment and torture, this daring musical was initially judged by critics as a Kander & Ebb misstep, but went on to win the Tony Award.
Pippin movie trailer - starring William Katt, Martha Raye, Ben Vereen, Chita Rivera. Genre: Musical
Rating: Not Rated
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