Tony Award winner Sutton Foster, Avenue Q's Ann Harada and Taboo's Jennifer Cody will take part in this week's live talkfest 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.
The all-star concert presentation of Snoopy! will be held April 12 at the Peter Norton Symphony Space. Hosted by Avenue Q's John Tartaglia, the concert will feature Thoroughly Modern Millie's Christian Borle in the title role with Sutton Foster (who is co-producing the concert with Jamie McGonnigal) as Peppermint Patty, Little Shop of Horrors' Hunter Foster as Linus, Jennifer Cody as Sally, Ann Harada as Lucy, Deven May as Charlie Brown and six-year-old newcomer McKinney Danger-James as Woodstock. Directed by Ben Rimalower, Snoopy! will feature musical direction by Rudetsky. Symphony Space is located in Manhattan at 2357 Broadway at 96th Street; call (212) 864-5400 for tickets.
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 Chess concert to benefit the Actors' Fund of America as well as the two previous benefit concerts, Funny Girl 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.
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.