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Chita: A Legendary Celebration

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 7:30pm
Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

Headlining the 2016-2017 Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture season is Broadway legend and theatrical icon Chita Rivera in Chita: A Legendary Celebration. The incomparable Tony Award-winner will recreate signature moments from her legendary career, including numbers from “West Side Story,” “Sweet Charity,” “Chicago,” “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” “Bye Bye Birdie,” “The Rink” and “The Visit.” In addition to a special tribute to her dear friends John Kander & Fred Ebb, the timeless music of Leonard Bernstein, Charles Strouse, Jerry Herman and Stephen Sondheim will also be featured, accompanied by her long-time band conducted by Michael Croiter. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $30 for adults, $25 for seniors and $20 for students/youth. Tickets are available at or by calling the box office at 814-824-3000.