Rodriguez, who stars in the title role of the Tim Acito musical, and Larsen, who portrays Roberta, will sit down for a chat with Seth Rudetsky at the weekly Chatterbox festivities. The 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.
Jai Rodriguez recently finished a run as Angel in the Broadway company of Rent. He also appeared in the New York production of Spinning Into Butter, and his screen credits include “The New Guy” and ABC’s “All My Children.” Anika Larsen is currently making her Broadway debut in Zanna, and she has also performed with the Broadway and touring productions of Rent. Zanna, Don’t plays the John Houseman Theatre on West 42nd Street; call (212) 239-6200 for tickets.
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 recently 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.