Chita Rivera Dead At 91: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Rita Moreno & More Mourn ‘West Side Story’ Icon

Stars are mourning the loss of a Broadway legend. Award-winning musical theater icon Chita Rivera died on Jan. 30, just one week after her 91st birthday. Her daughter announced the news in a statement, sharing that her mother had died peacefully “after a brief illness.” Over her career, Chita starred in major roles on Broadway, including Velma in “Chicago,” Anita in “West Side Story,” and Aurora in “Kiss of the Spider Woman.” Following news of her passing, many stars took to social media to mourn the loss and honor her impact, including Catherine Zeta-Jones, Rita Moreno and Ariana DeBose.