Gypsy Star Heads to the Chatterbox July 24

News   Gypsy Star Heads to the Chatterbox July 24 Maureen Moore — Bernadette Peters' standby as Rose in the hit revival of Gypsy — will sit down for a chat with host Seth Rudetsky at the July 24 edition of Seth’s Broadway Chatterbox.

The weekly 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. Maureen Moore has appeared on Broadway in Cabaret, Sunset Boulevard, Falsettos, Les Misérables, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, Amadeus, Big River, I Love My Wife, Moonie Shapiro Songbook and as June in the 1974 production of Gypsy. She also was Peters’ standby as English hat designer Emma in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Song & Dance. (Moore will play Rose in Gypsy at the July 21 performance. Star Peters will be taking a personal day to be with her husband who is having neck surgery out of-town.)

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 has reopened at the Actors Playhouse.

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.