Shrek Star Heads to the Chatterbox Jan. 8

News   Shrek Star Heads to the Chatterbox Jan. 8 Christopher Sieber, who plays the vertically challenged Lord Farquaad in Shrek the Musical, sits down for a chat with host Seth Rudetsky at the Jan. 8 edition of Seth's Broadway Chatterbox.
Christopher Sieber
Christopher Sieber Photo by Joan Marcus

The weekly live talk show, 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.

Christopher Sieber received a Tony nomination for his performance in Monty Python's Spamalot and has also been seen on Broadway in Chicago, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Into the Woods, Triumph of Love and Beauty and the Beast. His other theatrical credits include Cinderella, Pal Joey, Boys in the Band, A Christmas Carol, Faust, Paper Moon, Company, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Meet Me in St. Louis. Sieber's television credits include "Pushing Daisies," "Johnny and the Sprites," "Two of a Kind," "Sex and the City," "Ed," "All My Children," "Another World" and "It's All Relative."

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.

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