Broadway legend Chita Rivera will tell the story of her life and career in a new memoir.

HarperOne will publish Rivera’s book in early 2023, the HarperCollins imprint said in a press release. The memoir, which is not yet titled, will be co-written with art journalist Patrick Pacheco.

Rivera first caught the attention of American theatergoers in 1956 when she landed the role of Anita in West Side Story† Three years later, she earned a Tony nomination for her role in Bye bird† she would earn nine more Tony nods and win twice because the ice rink and Spider woman kiss

Last year she made a cameo in the film of Lin-Manuel Miranda tap, tap… BOOM! along with other Broadway stars including Joel Grey, Bebe Neuwirth and Brian Stokes Mitchell.

Fueled by a desire to pass on her extraordinary broad experience to a new generation, Chita puts you in the room with Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Bob Fosse, Hal Prince, Gower Champion, John Kander, Fred Ebb, Jerry Herman and other titans of the Broadway world,” HarperOne said of the memoir.

In a statement, Rivera said: “I’ve thought about writing my memoir for a long time, but I’ve never been one to look back…until now. Now it feels right and with Patrick Pacheco I couldn’t be happier to pass on my experience. I hope my words and thoughts about my life and career resonate and that readers may discover things about me that they never knew.”

Michael Schaub is a Texas-based journalist and a regular contributor to NPR.