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Broadway Icon Chita Rivera Signs With HarperCollins For Her Memoir

From West Aspect Fable thru Bye Bye Birdie, from Chicago to Kiss of the Spider Girl, one actor has been a fixed – Chita Rivera.

Now, the two-time Tony winners is recapping her Broadway occupation for HarperOne, an ticket of HarperCollins Publishers, which announced her memoir this day. The book, e-newsletter liberate date set up of abode for early 2023 and title to be lag, will even be published simultaneously by Harper Español. Rivera will be writing with Emmy-a hit TV commentator and arts journalist Patrick Pacheco.

Lisa Sharkey, SVP director of creative trend, HarperCollins Publishers, got North American rights for English and World for Spanish, first serial, and audio from Mel Berger at WME. The book can own Rakesh Satyal as executive editor, HarperOne Publishing Community, and is also edited with HarperEspañol editor Ariana Rosado-Fernández.

Rivera is one of primarily the most nominated actors in Tony Awards history, garnering 10 bids throughout her long occupation. She plans to detail her associations with Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Bob Fosse, Hal Prince, Gower Champion, John Kander, Fred Ebb, Jerry Herman, and different titans of the Broadway world. She’s going to even share her tales about Gwen Verdon, Elaine Stritch, Dick Van Dyke, Liza Minnelli, and Sammy Davis Jr., amongst others.

“I’ve long thought to be writing my memoirs, but I’ve never been one to gape support…till now,” Rivera said in an announcement. “Now it feels ideal, and with Patrick Pacheco, I couldn’t be extra overjoyed to jog on my abilities to a new generation. I am hoping my words and thoughts about my life and occupation resonate and readers stunning can also gape some things about me they never knew.”

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