Chatterbox Will Welcome Olivier Award Winner David Bedella

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02 Jan 2013

David Bedella
David Bedella

Olivier winner David Bedella will be the special guest at Seth's Broadway Chatterbox Jan. 3.

The award-winning actor will chat about his career with host Seth Rudetsky.

The weekly live talk show, which includes interviews and performances from Broadway stars, is now held at 5 PM (to accommodate 7 PM curtains) 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.

Bedella, who won the 2004 Olivier Award for creating the role of Warm-up Man/Satan in Jerry Springer – the Opera at the National and then the West End's Cambridge Theatre, has also starred in London productions of Chicago, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and the U.K. premiere of Sondheim's Road Show; he also played Frank N Furter in The Rocky Horror Show on tour and in the West End.

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. DVDs of the talk show are available by visiting sethrudetsky.com.

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(Seth Rudetsky has played piano in the pits of many Broadway shows including Ragtime, Grease and The Phantom of the Opera. He was the artistic producer/conductor for the first five Actors Fund concerts including Dreamgirls and Hair, which were both recorded. As a performer, he appeared on Broadway in The Ritz and on TV in "All My Children," "Law and Order C.I." and on MTV's "Made" and "Legally Blonde: The Search for the Next Elle Woods." He has written the books "The Q Guide to Broadway" and "Broadway Nights," which was recorded as an audio book on Audible.com. He is currently the afternoon Broadway host on Sirius/XM radio and tours the country doing his comedy show, "Deconstructing Broadway." He can be contacted at his website SethRudetsky.com, where he has posted many video deconstructions.)