Monk, who was seen this past weekend in the TV version of "The Music Man," will sit down for a chat with Seth Rudetsky at the weekly Chatterbox festivities. The live talkfest, 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.
Debra Monk received a Tony Award for her work in Redwood Curtain and received Tony nominations for her performances in Picnic and Steel Pier. Her other theatrical credits include roles in Time of the Cuckoo (Obie Award); Ah, Wilderness!; Ancestral Voices; Company; Nick and Nora; Prelude to a Kiss; The Seagull; Death Defying Acts; Three Hotels; Oil Symphony; Assassins; and Pumpboys and Dinettes. Her many screen credits include "Center Stage," "Devil's Advocate," "In & Out," "Substance of Fire," "Extreme Measures," "Law & Order" and "Redwood Curtain." Monk received an Emmy Award for her work in ABC-TV's "NYPD Blue."
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 Funny Girl concert to benefit the Actors Fund of America as well as last season's Dreamgirls anniversary concert. 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 is also the author and star of the one-man, GLAAD-nominated show Rhapsody in Seth, which will reopen at the Actors Playhouse Feb. 28.
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.