50 minutes | Apr 9, 2018

Chita Rivera and Daughter Lisa Mordente: A Broadway Legend Looks Back

The two-time Tony Award winner, Chita Rivera looks back at her sensational career from charming the master choreographer George Balanchine, to wowing audiences in the American classic West Side Story... and beyond. This episode includes her journey with the composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb and their winning collaboration in Kiss of the Spider Woman. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Ms. Rivera and her daughter Lisa Mordente provide colorful stories and rare insight into what it was like to grow up inside a musical family and on a Broadway stage. As part of our Broadway series, the former NY Times theatre critic Charles Isherwood hosts this lovely ride down memory lane with the series producer Brad Newman. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram. We want to know what you think. Pitch us an artist, or simply spread the word and find out more about the series. #childrenofsong
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