Chita Rivera is an American actress, dancer, and singer best known for her roles in musical theatre. She is the first Hispanic woman and the first Latino American to receive a Kennedy Center Honors award. source
You can feel whether an audience is tightened up and pulled back. Of course...
The show did go on, but came very close to not going on at all.
Somebody told me once I wasn't Latin enough, and that made me laugh.
San Francisco has just blown us all away. I also understand Angels in America...
I'm an old-fashioned girl.
I'd like to get the word out there, the word has to be spread.
I have to make this love affair believable enough. It's very European.
I have been very lucky, I have only had one bad experience.
I've played American, Italian, Greek, French. I've been really lucky that way.
I was busy welcoming a new experience. I had never done a movie before.
I can tell you where my Tonys are. They're in a beautiful place in my living...
I'm not comfortable with just me, me, me. That's boring.
Beauty is not everything!
After about 15 minutes, you feel that you're winning them over.
You take a plug and put it in a socket, and that's what the theatre is-it...
Southern California, they have been amazing. They're totally with us.
My hairdresser and I found ourselves shopping at Bloomingdale's with nothing...
It's communication - that's what theatre is all about.
Theatre is immediate gratification.
We're going to Puerto Rico, where we're gonna close. And we're so excited, we...
All our best men are laughed at in this nightmare land.