OBSESSED!: Seth Brings Out the Young Cosette, Elphaba and Fran Drescher in Donna Vivino
Donna Vivino (Hairspray, Wicked, Saturday Night Fever) joined host Seth Rudetsky in studio for the latest installment of OBSESSED! The two reminisced about their time in Les Miz (Vivino was the original Young Cosette, Seth was featured on "keyboard two") and Vivino broke into song with a Young Cosette/Elphaba mashup. She then channeled Fran Drescher in a tune by Amanda Green from Stars of David, a song cycle celebrating the lives of some of the world's most famous Jewish public figures. Read Seth’s weekly column. Visit SethTV.com, Seth’s online home.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.