Alice Ripley and Seth Rudetsky Conquer Provincetown July 16

Cabaret & Concert News   Alice Ripley and Seth Rudetsky Conquer Provincetown July 16
The popular Cape Cod vacation destination will see and hear top stage talent by the beach this summer.
Alice Ripley
Alice Ripley

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley will light up the Cape Cod resort community of Provincetown July 16 when she performs a solo concert, accompanied by Seth Rudetsky.

Ripley won the Tony for her performance in Next to Normal, and has had starring or featured roles in the original Sunset Boulevard, Side Show, American Psycho, and The Who’s Tommy.

She's one of a flock of Broadway stars winging their way to Provincetown in the coming weeks. Provincetown’s Art House and Town Hall will play host to concerts by Tony Award winners Laura Benanti, Faith Prince, and Sutton Foster, plus Melissa Errico, Megan Hilty, Ana Gasteyer, Christine Pedi, Beth Malone, and others.

Many will appear as part of the seventh season of the Massachusetts resort town’s “Broadway @ The Art House” series organized by Artistic Director Mark Cortale and Playbill columnist Seth Rudetsky. Several will appear as separate concert attractions.

Here are Broadway-related highlights of the season. Rudetsky serves as host and pianist except where otherwise noted:

July 28–29 Melissa Errico: Star of Finian’s Rainbow, Dracula, and High Society, and a Tony nominee for Amour.

July 30 Christine Pedi: Featured player in Forbidden Broadway, Newsical, plus Broadway’s Chicago, and daily host of SiriusXM Radio’s On Broadway channel.

August 4–7 Marilyn Maye: Veteran cabaret singer. Billy Stritch will serve as pianist.

August 6 Megan Hilty: Tony nominee for Noises Off and star of TV’s Smash.

August 13 Sutton Foster: Two-time Tony-winning star of Thoroughly Modern Millie and Anything Goes. Michael Rafter will serve as pianist.

August 20–21 Beth Malone: Broadway star of Ring of Fire and Tony nominee for Fun Home, makes her Art House debut.

August 25–26 Faith Prince: Tony Award winner for Guys and Dolls, and co-star of A Man of No Importance and Disaster! .

September 3 Laura Benanti: Tony winner for Gypsy and star of Broadway's recent She Loves Me revival.

September 9 Ana Gasteyer: Star of Saturday Night Live and Broadway’s Wicked.

Playlists and other details of their performances are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

Also appearing this summer: Melissa Ferrick, Varla Jean Merman in Bad Heroine, Ryan Landry, The Atomic Bombshells, Marilyn Maye, Marisol Montalvo in Mad Scene, Ben Rimalower in Patti Issues, the team of Unitard in Tard Core!, and many other attractions.

Click here to see the entire season lineup.

Subscriptions and individual tickets can be ordered at or by calling (800) 838-3006. The Art House is located at 214 Commercial Street; Town Hall is located nearby at 260 Commercial Street, both in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Benanti, Errico, Gasteyer, Pedi, Hilty, Prince, and Rudetsky have all been special guest performers on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are available for Broadway on the Rhine River cruise August 13-20, 2017, featuring Rudetsky, Prince, Andréa Burns, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d’Amboise, and Santino Fontana. Playbill Travel is also booking Broadway on the Danube River with Michael Feinstein for November 3-13, 2017, also featuring Carmen Cusack, Julia Murney, Christopher Fitzgerald, Marc Kudisch, Christopher Sieber, Brandon Uranowitz, and Rudetsky, as well as other exciting talent to be announced. Tickets are also now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas July 2018 cruise to Iceland, accompanied by Judy Kuhn, Christine Ebersole, Rob McClure, Jarrod Spector, and Sierra Boggess. Visit for booking and information.


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