Rock of Ages Star Heads to the Chatterbox May 7

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James Carpinello — who co-stars in the new Broadway musical Rock of Ages — will sit down for a chat with host Seth Rudetsky at the May 7 edition of Seth's Broadway Chatterbox.
James Carpinello
James Carpinello

Carpinello will perform a song cut from the new musical, which was recently nominated for five 2009 Tony Awards, including one for Best Musical. "The song is called 'I Want Your Cans,'" Carpinello told host Rudetsky. "Dave Gibbs, our resident kick-ass rocker, wrote it for Arsenal, my character Stacee Jaxx's band. He'll come over and we'll debut it Broadway style!"

The weekly live talk show, 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.

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 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas concert to benefit the Actors' Fund of America as well as the five previous benefit concerts, Hair, Chess, Funny Girl, On the Twentieth Century and Dreamgirls. 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 was also the author and star of the recent one man, GLAAD nominated show Rhapsody in Seth, and his new tome — "The Q Guide to Broadway" — was published by Alyson Books. Rudetsky has been seen on "Law & Order" and "All My Children" and currently pens a weekly column for He made his Broadway stage debut in The Ritz.

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.

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