Ana Gasteyer presented SiriusXM radio host and Playbill contributor Seth Rudetsky with the Humane Society of New York's Sandy Fund Award October 15 at the Best in Shows cabaret evening at Feinstein's/54 Below.
Rudetsky was recognized for his concern and support of the needs of rescued animals. Watch the humorous and touching presentation in the video above.
The concert featured performances by Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, School of Rock
), Joanna Gleason (Into the Woods, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
), Adam Kantor (The Band’s Visit, Fiddler on the Roof)
, Tony winner Lindsay Mendez (Carousel, Significant Other
), Hugh Panaro (The Phantom of the Opera, Lestat
), Christine Pedi (Sirius XM Radio, Spamilton
), Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls
), Marc Shaiman (Hairspray, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Smash
), Betsy Wolfe (Waitress, The Last Five Years
), and Tony winner Karen Ziemba
(Contact, Bullets Over Broadway
) with special guest appearances by two and four-legged friends.
The evening was presented by Dorothy and Bill Berloni. Rudetsky also served as host and music director.
Flip through photos of the evening below:
Rudetsky, Mendez, Boggess, and Pedi have been special guest performers on Playbill's
Broadway on the High Seas
cruises. Cabins are now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway on the Rhône River 2
cruise April 7–14, 2019, featuring Melissa Errico
, Rebecca Luker
, Marc Kudisch
, and Rudetsky
, and Broadway in Bordeaux With Michael Feinstein
September 1–9, 2019, with other celebrity guests to be announced! Call Playbill Travel for tickets at 866-455-6789 or visit PlaybillTravel.com