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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

What You Missed at Seth Rudetsky’s Concert for America in Chicago by Seth Rudetsky

This Tuesday in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth recounts his travel escapades, plus the highlights from the March 20 Concert for America in Chicago.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

The Audition Lesson Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’s Jackie Hoffman Learned the Hard Way by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth celebrates the return to Broadway of Hoffman, plus Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Seth Shares Insider Stories from Kerry Butler, Rachel Bay Jones, Telly Leung and More by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth uncovers the true roots of Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing, Telly Leung talks pursuing his B.F.A., and more exciting guests join the Chicago Concert f…

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Monday, March 6, 2017

What to Know When Purchasing a Birthday Gift for Seth Rudetsky by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, what to expect at Chicago’s Concert for America—plus inside Seth’s birthday bash!

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Monday, February 27, 2017

How Judy Kuhn Saved Her Co-Star’s Life by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares his remaining adventures (and secret stories) from the Playbill cruise, plus behind-the-scenes action at his Concert for America.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

See Andrea Martin Swing from a Tree on Her Broadway on the High Seas 8 Adventure by Seth Rudetsky

Seth Rudetsky sends the latest dispatch from his showbiz adventures with Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas 8 Caribbean cruise.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Why You Should Always Audition First or Last—Says Betty Buckley by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth prepares for the Playbill cruise, learns something new at the NAACP Image Awards and reveals a hilarious story about Marc Kudisch from Seth Speak…

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Watch Judy Kuhn Belt a High D Out of Nowhere by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth takes us inside the Broadway for Orlando performance at Saturday’s Stonewall Inn rally and performances from Seth Speaks at BroadwayCon. Pl…

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Why Sean Hayes Got an Award for Constantly Messing Up by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth explains how Sean Hayes ruined things onstage while working stage crew, and shares more details about the Concert for America series.

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Behind the Scenes at the Sold-Out Concert for America by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth explains how Carrie Manolakos got to sing the show-stopping “Hallelujah” and the story behind Sharon Gless and Lynn Redgrave’s …

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Monday, January 16, 2017

The Story that Proves Debbie Reynolds Knew How to Commit by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth hikes with Will Swenson, remembers his interview with the late Debbie Reynolds, and more.

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Monday, January 9, 2017

How Donna McKechnie’s Left Arm Saved the Day by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth recounts his trials and tribulations after tearing a tendon, plus what to expect from his Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out!

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Seth Names His Favorite Videos of 2016 by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth compiles his ultimate list of top videos—and the stories behind them.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Seth Rudetsky’s Favorite Moments of 2016 by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth recounts the funniest and most brilliant memories he shared with Will Swenson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kristin Chenoweth, and more.

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Monday, December 19, 2016

How Lonny Price Found His Treasure Trove of Original Merrily Footage by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Gavin Creel describes working with Bette Midler, and Lonny Price uncovers the story of making his Merrily We Roll Along documentary and finding “…

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Highlights of Hosting the 2016 Gypsy of the Year by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth invites you inside this year’s Gypsy of the Year—where is host for life!

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Monday, December 5, 2016

What Happened When Tommy Tune Held Barbra Streisand Too Tightly? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth prepares to host the annual Gypsy of the Year competition for BC/EFA, and shares memories of Bette Midler and stories from the filming of Barbra …

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Seth Remembers How Florence Henderson Became Oklahhoma!’s Original Laurey by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth remembers the late Florence Henderson and her incredible audition story, plus new deconstructions!

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

How Disaster! in London Was Almost an Actual Disaster by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth takes us behind the scenes of the rave-reviewed Disaster! benefit concert he pulled off across the pond—despite tons of crazy obstacles.

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Monday, November 7, 2016

What You Need to Know About the Merrily Documentary by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Lonny Price gives Seth the inside scoop on his documentary about the fraught last collaboration of Sondheim and Prince, plus Anita Gilette on Seth Spe…

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Who Almost Played the “Spider Woman” Instead of Chita Rivera? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth speaks to Chita about debuting at Carnegie Hall, plus inside Hillary Rodham Clinton’s birthday party!

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Onstage and Backstage: Behind-the-Scenes at Broadway for Hillary’s Star-Studded Fundraiser by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth talks about music directing the event with performances by Billy Crystal, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Erivo and more.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Onstage and Backstage: Who Are the New High School Kids Seth is Obsessed With? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth performs with Megan Hilty, shares the new high school Dreamgirls video he is obsessed with, and shares backstage stories about Starlight Express.

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Onstage and Backstage: The Finale Concert Quintet That Brought The House Down by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth wraps up his tales from the High Seas, plus dates where you can see him deconstruct live!

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Friday, October 7, 2016

Onstage and Backstage: Tales from Behind-the-Scenes on the Playbill Cruise by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky: what was it really like to be music director of Broadway on the High Seas 7?

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Friday, September 30, 2016

Onstage and Backstage: Horror Stories From Kristin Chenoweth’s Pageant Days by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth interviews Kristin Chenoweth right before taking off on the Playbill Travel cruise and hitting the Coliseum.

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Monday, September 19, 2016

Onstage and Backstage: Inside Last Week’s Star-Studded Concert Fundraiser by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories and videos from his Voice for the Voiceless concert—including Chita Rivera’s performance—and clips from Disaster! live at Ba…

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Onstage and Backstage: Why Broadway Is Singing For Foster Children by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth’s starry Voice for the Voiceless concert bows tonight, and the Disaster! cast will perform at a CD signing.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Onstage and Backstage: Watch Bebe Neuwirth Dance with Ben Vereen by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth reveals special performances at the upcoming Voice for the Voiceless concert, revelations about Millie from his concert with Gavin Creel and why …

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Onstage and Backstage: Seth Finds Out What Audra McDonald Misplaced...It’s a Doozy by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth plays concerts with Audra McDonald, Will Swenson and Gavin Creel—and gets some de-li-cious stories from each of the stars.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Onstage and Backstage: What Major TV Celeb Loved Disaster!? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth wraps up his summer concerts on the road (find out where to find him), Seth and James are on CBS—plus a bad lipreading of Broadway for Orlando.

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