She is probably best known for her work in the theatre. She was the original Anita in "West Side Story" and has also appeared in such musicals as "Pippin", "Chicago" and "Kiss of the Spider Woman". She has two Tonys.
Chita O'Hara | Conchita O'Hara
5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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I don't see the camaraderie [on Broadway
] as much anymore. Everyone wants to be a soloist before really learning how to relate. When you can relate to the person next to you without words and be alive, when you can keep the energy and interest going, it is magical.
Played "Rosie" in the original Broadway production of "Bye Bye Birdie" (early 1960s), opposite Dick Van Dyke
("Albert"), in a cast which also included Paul Lynde
, Michael J. Pollard
, and Richard Gautier
Jet Black Hair