The Mystery of Edwin Drood Cast Members Will Head to the Chatterbox

By Andrew Gans
January 29, 2013

Cast members from the Roundabout Theatre Company's critically acclaimed revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood will be special guests at Seth's Broadway Chatterbox Jan. 31.



Co-stars Peter Benson and Robert Creighton will both chat with host Rudetsky.

Benson made his Broadway debut in State Fair and has since appeared in Cabaret, Little Me, Promises, Promises and, most recently, Harvey. Creighton was last seen in Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Anything Goes. Prior to that, his credits include Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Little Mermaid and Chicago.

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.

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.)

The Chatterbox will be filmed and shown on www.SethTV.com, Seth Rudetsky’s online Entertainment Network.