By Robin Clutters

(CBS4) – Rita Moreno is coming to the Newman Center at the University of Denver next month. The show will feature a candid conversation with the Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Grammy-award winning actress.

Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno walks the carpet at the 15th Annual WIF Oscar Party at Bar Lis in Hollywood, California, on March 25, 2022. (Photo by Lisa O’CONNOR / AFP) (Photo by LISA O’CONNOR/AFP via Getty Images)

“A Conversation with Rita Moreno” will be moderated by Aisha Ahmad-Post, the Executive Director of the Newman Center. It will take place Thursday, May 12th at 7:30pm in the June Swaner Gates Concert Hall. Audiences will get to enjoy a Q&A with the actress and will be able to enjoy clips from performances throughout her career.

Besides the show, Denver Film will also be honoring Rita Moreno with its Women+Film Inspiration Award. The luncheon is on Friday, May 13th at 11:45am at the Denver Art Museum. Besides Moreno, Carlotte Walls LaNier will also be honored. LaNier was the youngest member of a group of Black students, known as the Little Rock Nine, to enroll in the formerly all-white Little Rock Central High School in 1957.

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Tickets to “A Conversation with Rita Moreno” start at $39 and are on sale now.

Robin Clutters