Curtains Tony Nominee to Head to the Chatterbox May 31

News   Curtains Tony Nominee to Head to the Chatterbox May 31 Rupert Holmes, nominated for 2007 Tonys for Best Book of a Musical (with Peter Stone) and Best Original Score (with John Kander and Fred Ebb) for his work on Curtains, will sit down for a chat with host Seth Rudetsky at the May 31 edition of Seth's Broadway Chatterbox.

The weekly live talk show, which includes interviews and performances from Broadway stars, is held at 6 PM at the New York cabaret Don't Tell Mama. There is a $10 donation and a two-drink minimum. The donation goes directly to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the nation's leading industry-based, not-for-profit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organization. Rupert Holmes won Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical and Best Score for The Mystery of Edwin Drood. His other Broadway credits include the thriller Accomplice and the original solo play Say Goodnight, Gracie (Tony nomination). Holmes also supplied original music to the Off-Broadway production of Twelfth Night and wrote the musical Marty with Charles Strouse and Lee Adams. He created and wrote the Emmy-winning series "Remember WENN," and his novels include "Where the Truth Lies" and "Swing."

Creator and host of Seth's Broadway Chatterbox, Seth Rudetsky has served as a pit pianist and/or conductor for such Broadway shows as 42nd Street, The Full Monty, The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia! and The Producers. He also conceived the idea for the recent all-star The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas concert to benefit the Actors' Fund of America as well as the five previous benefit concerts, Hair, Chess, Funny Girl, On the Twentieth Century and Dreamgirls. Rudetsky was a member of the comedy writing team for "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" for two years, and his awards include the Duplex's Stars of Tomorrow, the Backstage Bistro and the Funniest Gay Male in New York. He was also the author and star of the recent one man, GLAAD nominated show Rhapsody in Seth, and his new tome — "The Q Guide to Broadway" — was published by Alyson Books. Rudetsky has been seen on "Law & Order" and "All My Children" and currently pens a weekly column for Playbill.com.

Don't Tell Mama is located in New York City on West 46th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues. Call (212) 757-0788 for reservations.