The 2017 Chita Rivera Awards were announced last night at The Al Hirschfeld Theatre as performers took to the stage. Directed by four-time Tony® Award nominee Randy Skinner and hosted by Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth, were produced by American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) and its Founder and Producing Artistic Director, Nikki Feirt Atkins in association with Patricia Watt.
Marcia Milgrom Dodge and Pam MacKinnon presented Diane Paulus with the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theater as Director and Antonio Vendome was presented the Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts and Humanity. A performance of “Manson Trio ” performed by The America Dance machine for the 21st Century from Pippin was staged to honor.
Other attendees on the Red Carpet included: