Lewis, Larsen and Skinner Join Rudetsky for Sept. 10 "Q" Celebration

News   Lewis, Larsen and Skinner Join Rudetsky for Sept. 10 "Q" Celebration
 
Seth Rudetsky, the musician, writer, comic and actor who hosts the weekly Seth's Broadway Chatterbox fundraiser for Broadway Cares, returns to the Ars Nova Sept. 10 to celebrate the release of his new book, "The Q Guide to Broadway."
Emily Skinner joins Seth Rudetsky to celebrate the release of
Emily Skinner joins Seth Rudetsky to celebrate the release of "The Q Guide to Broadway." Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The 7 PM evening, which benefits the Actors' Fund of America, will also feature the talents of Norm Lewis, Anika Larsen and Emily Skinner. The performance, according to press notes, will include "Broadway belting, 'Q Guide' highlights, and Rudetsky-style stories . . . [as well as] deconstructing from [Rudetsky's] own video collection." 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 On the Twentieth Century concert to benefit the Actors' Fund of America as well as the four previous benefit concerts, Hair, Chess, 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.

The Ars Nova is located in Manhattan at 511 West 54th Street. Tickets, priced at $15, are available by calling (212) 868-4444 or by visiting www.smarttix.com.

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