Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Chita and the Rockettes

In 1986, following a performance of Jerry's Girls, Chita Rivera was seriously injured in a car accident, breaking her leg in 12 places, requiring surgeries and extensive rehabilitation. Two years later, after a significant recovery, Chita was back onstage headlining an international tour of Can-Can, accompanied by the Rockettes and Ron Holgate. Here is a clip (note this particular stop is being performed in the round):

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