Dear Nominees, Please Boycott Chita Rivera Awards Until Ben Vereen is Removed as Host

Dear Nominees, Please Boycott Chita Rivera Awards Until Ben Vereen is Removed as Host

On May 19th, the Broadway community will gather to present the 2019 Chita Rivera Awards. The mission of the awards is “to promote and recognize dance and choreographic excellence on Broadway, Off-Broadway and in film.” Shows such as Ain’t Too Proud, The Prom and The Cher Show share multiple nominations along with films such as Mary Poppins Returns.

While I would love to celebrate this evening of excellence, I can’t and I won’t. Because hosting the awards is Ben Vereen.

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