Itzhak Perlman and Chita Rivera performing together at Carnegie Hall on November 7, 2016 (Photo credit: Charlotte Lee)
Superstar Itzhak Perlman made a surprise guest appearance on November 7th at legendary Chita Rivera’s show at Carnegie Hall. Together they performed Jacques Brel’s “Carousel” to a packed audience that included luminaries such as Whoopi Goldberg, Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming.
Rivera is best known for her roles in musical theater, most notably as Anita in the original Broadway premiere of West Side Story. She is a two-time Tony Award-winning actress and the first Latino American to receive a Kennedy Center Honors Award.