The Boston Youth Moves’ (BYM) Producers’ Circle presents the 2012 Swellegance Gala Benefit with two-time Tony Award winner in CHITA RIVERA: MY BROADWAY at the Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre, Boston on Friday May 4, 2012 (8pm). Ms. Rivera will be accompanied by a 6-piece orchestra, led by musical director Michael Croiter, and will perform selections from her most celebrated musicals, including numbers from West Side Story (“America”), Sweet Charity (“Where Am I Going?” and “Big Spender”), Chicago (“All That Jazz” and “Nowadays”), Kiss of the Spider Woman, Bye, Bye, Birdie and The Rink, and featuring the music of Leonard Bernstein, John Kander & Fred Ebb, Charles Strouse, Stephen Sondheim and Cy Coleman among others. According to BYM (http://bostonyouthmoves.org) Co-Director Jeanette Neill, "We are honored for the opportunity to share this living legend, Chita Rivera, with Boston. Chita's generosity and commitment to fostering the next generation of young artists has lead to this extraordinary ONE NIGHT ONLY performance to benefit BYM and we couldn't be more thrilled!" BYM is a non-profit, after-school arts education program whose mission is to encourage young people, through training in the art of dance, to explore their limitless potential for artistic expression and realize personal success. Founded in 1990 BYM offers superlative dance training to teens in the Greater Boston area and provides subsidized tuitions. For event info. visit www.citicenter.org.
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