If there ever was one singular show business sensation, it is legendary Oscar-winning actress-singer-dancer Rita Moreno. She continues to wow audiences after more than six decades.
An internationally-acclaimed and honored performer and lecturer, Ms. Moreno provides an evening of song and story when she performs “An Evening with Rita Moreno”. According to The Washington Post’s chief theatre critic, “She rocks!”
With her quick wit and earthy candor, she’ll share experiences, anecdotes and encounters with some of show businesses’ biggest names. She has it all — being one of only 12 living performers who have the distinct honor of winning all of the industry’s most prestigious awards: The Oscar®, The Emmy®, The Tony® and The Grammy®.
Ms. Moreno was honored by The Kennedy Center for a lifetime of artistic achievement. Her status as a national treasure was previously recognized when President George W. Bush presented her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. President Obama awarded her the American National Medal of the Arts for her lifetime of service and contributions to the arts.
Her dozens of other honors include receiving the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award and the Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. She is most proud of being a trailblazer for Latinos in the entertainment industry.”
Currently starring in the “One Day At A Time” remake produced by legendary Norman Lear, now in it’s 3rd season on Netflix! Rita is co-executive producing and starring in the remake of Westside Story, directed by Steve Spielberg.