Glory Days Stars Head to the Chatterbox May 8

News   Glory Days Stars Head to the Chatterbox May 8 Three of the four young stars of Glory Days — the new musical that opened and closed on Broadway in the same night — will sit down for a chat with host Seth Rudetsky at the May 8 edition of Seth's Broadway Chatterbox.

Steven Booth, Andrew C. Hall and Adam Halpin as well as music supervisor-orchestrator Jesse Vargas will all take part in the weekly live talk show, which includes interviews and performances from Broadway stars. The evening begins 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.

Glory Days, the new musical about four young men reuniting one year after high school, closed at Broadway's Circle in the Square May 6 following its opening-night performance. The 90-minute pop show opened on Broadway following previews from April 22.

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. He recently made his Broadway stage debut in The Ritz.

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.

<i>The Glory Days</i> cast: Jesse JP Johnson, Steven Booth, Andrew C. Call and Adam Halpin.
The Glory Days cast: Jesse JP Johnson, Steven Booth, Andrew C. Call and Adam Halpin. Photo by Scott Suchman