Fynsworth to Feature Live Chats with Blazer, Wilkof, Kaye and Budd

News   Fynsworth to Feature Live Chats with Blazer, Wilkof, Kaye and Budd The record label Fynsworth Alley — which recently released William Finn's Elegies: A Song Cycle — will offer live web chats with several stars of the theatre.

On July 21 Titanic's Judy Blazer will be part of the Fynsworth's open web chat series at 8:30 PM ET. Participants are welcome to submit questions in advance, which should be sent to chat@fynsworthalley.com. Upcoming guests include Little Shop of Horrors' Lee Wilkof (July 28), Mamma Mia!'s Judy Kaye (Aug. 4) and singer Julie Budd (Aug. 11).

Judy Blazer played Caroline Neville in the Tony-winning musical Titanic. Her other Broadway credits include Me and My Girl and A Change in the Heir. Off-Broadway, she played the Nurse in Hello Again, earning a Drama Desk nomination for her performance. She received New Jersey's Best Actress Award for her work in The Miracle Worker, and her other regional credits include My Fair Lady and Peter Pan.

Lee Wilkof, a star of the original Off-Broadway Little Shop of Horrors played Mushnik in the recent developmental engagement of that musical in Coral Gables, Florida. The actor, who received a 2000 Tony Award nomination for his work in the revival of Kiss Me, Kate, has also starred on Broadway in She Loves Me, The Front Page and Sweet Charity as well as the City Center Encores! production of Do Re Mi. Off Broadway, Wilkof was seen in Mizlansky/Zilinsky and June Moon, and he received Drama Desk nominations for his work in Assassins and The Present Tense. He nabbed an Obie Award for his work in the latter as well. His screen credits include "Ally McBeal," "Law & Order," "Addicted to Love," "Private Parts," "This Boy's Life" and "Everything's Jake."

Judy Kaye plays the role of Rosie in the Broadway company of Mamma Mia!, a part for which she received a 2002 Tony Award nomination. Kaye won the Tony for her performance as Carlotta in the New York production of The Phantom of the Opera and also received a Theatre World Award for her work in On the Twentieth Century. Kaye also starred on Broadway in Ragtime, and her two solo recordings are titled "Diva by Diva" and "Songs from the Silver Screen."

Julie Budd is an internationally acclaimed singer, whose many solo recordings include "Julie Budd," "Pure Imagination" and "If You Could See Me Now." Fynsworth Alley can be found on the web at www.fynsworthalley.com.