All stories by Seth Rudetsky on BroadwayStars

Thursday, December 23, 2021

The Time Sharon Gless and Lynn Redgrave Staged a Shouting Match by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, the Playbill personality speaks with Gless about her new book, medical experts about COVID safety on Broadway, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:45PM
Friday, December 17, 2021

Orfeh and Andy Karl Reminisce Over Their Saturday Night Fever Days by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth finds his book on the “objectionable” list and Broadway Breakdown prepares for its final performances.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:17PM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021

What Advice Did Liza Minnelli Give Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer After Her Performance in Funny Girl? by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth conducts the Chelsea Symphony and prepares for a concert with Jessica Vosk.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:14PM
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Seth Rudetsky Reflects on the Legacy of Stephen Sondheim by Seth Rudetsky

Stories from A Little Night Music, Into The Woods, Follies, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:37PM
Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Seth Rudetsky Reflects on Attending Willie Garson’s Memorial Service With Jason Alexander, Matt Bomer, Nia Vardalos, More by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Bowen Yang recalls a high school sex scandal and Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer talks about Funny Girl.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM
Thursday, November 11, 2021

How Alix Korey’s Time in Hello, Dolly! Led to Equity Rules Protecting Personal Days by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth visits Fairycakes and gets ready for a concert with Tony nominee Kathryn Gallagher.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:52PM
Monday, November 8, 2021

What Role Did Gavin Creel Play in Shoshana Bean Landing Her Star Turn in Waitress? by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth explores the different ways celebrities secure their most memorable roles.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM
Thursday, October 28, 2021

Skylar Astin Used His Time as a Teenage Telemarketer to Develop His Accent Work by Seth Rudetsky

Plus, this week Seth talks to Joel Kim Booster on the podcast and performs with Shoshana Bean.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:56AM
Friday, October 22, 2021

Seth on Leslie Odom Jr’s Hamilton Vocal Style, Les Misérables Lyrics, More by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth remembers stories from Victor/Victoria and prepares for a Mean Girls duet.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:28PM
Thursday, October 14, 2021

How Kerry Butler Redeemed Herself 20 Years Later With That Hairspray Performance at the Tony Awards by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth hears about the time Megan Mullally’s mom pretended her daughter was dying to score A Chorus Line tickets.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:12AM
Friday, October 1, 2021

Krysta Rodriguez’s Spring Awakening Audition Story Has Ties to In The Heights by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth faces travel woes and prepares for the Broadway Flea Market.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:59PM
Saturday, September 25, 2021

3 Tony Award Performances That Almost Went Awry by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth hosts a watch party for Broadway's biggest night.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:00AM
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Chasing Down Betty Buckley’s High E in The Mystery Of Edwin Drood by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth remembers Graciela Daniele's surprising staging of A New Brain, meets virtual bestie Dana Delaney in real life, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:41PM
Friday, September 10, 2021

The Origin Story of Seth’s Broadway Breakdown Includes Rosie O'Donnell and Barbra Streisand by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth's latest show begins previews September 12 at Asylum NYC—plus Beth Leavel talks about The Devil Wears Prada.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:30PM
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Anita Gillette Remembers Broadway With Stories From Gypsy, Carnival, and The Gay Life by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth chats about the '60s with Karen Morrow, Penny Fuller, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:06PM
Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Liz Callaway and Kelli O'Hara Recall Weird Fan Encounters and Lost Passports by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth hosts a star-studded dinner party in Provincetown to talk about Miss Saigon, Wicked, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:23PM
Thursday, August 12, 2021

Norbert Leo Butz Shares Horror Stories From Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Failed Auditions by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth celebrates the Edge of the World concept album release and hosts a COVID-safe brunch.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:00AM
Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Seth Rudetsky Looks Back at His Appearance on Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth sends well-wishes to the Broadway alum and brings his dogs to the vet.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM
Friday, July 30, 2021

Why Rob McClure is Excited to Return to Mrs. Doubtfire by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth and James visit Austin, Texas, and celebrates Musicians Treatment Foundation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Why Jessica Vosk Temporarily Quit Performing After Her American Idol Audition Experience by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth meets with Disney on Broadway alums and hosts a Queer as Folk reunion.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:37AM
Friday, July 16, 2021

How Lee Roy Reams Got Cast in Original Broadway Cast of 42nd Street by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth takes an impromptu trip to Mykonos, Greece.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:41PM
Monday, July 12, 2021

Bernadette Peters and James Lapine Were Both Hesitant About Sunday in the Park With George by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth, Stars in the House has its first in-person concert and Andrea Martin hosts a birthday party.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:27AM
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

How the Dreamgirls Benefit Concert, Starring Audra McDonald, Lillias White, and Heather Headley, Came to Be by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth, a Guys and Dolls reunion and Stars in the House aims to pass the $1 million mark.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:02PM
Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Backstage Stories From The Light in the Piazza With Kelli O'Hara, Victoria Clark, and More by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth, the cast of the Adam Guettel-Craig Lucas musical reflect back on the show.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:40PM
Friday, June 11, 2021

Jerry Mitchell Recalls the Origin Story of Broadway Bares by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth, Lauren Bacall issues a challenge backstage and the cast of Girls5Eva drops by Stars in the House.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:52AM
Thursday, June 3, 2021

The Stars of Annie Share Backstage Stories From Broadway and Beyond by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth sits down with Sarah Jessica Parker, Andrea McArdle, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:12PM
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Seth Remembers Pageant and Shares Brittney Johnson's Favorite Wicked Song by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth hosts a battle of Elphaba's vs. Glinda's and enjoys a very personal reunion.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:30PM
Monday, April 26, 2021

Which Famous Song From Annie Was a Last Minute Addition? by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth enjoys a reunion of The Producers and hangs out with Hamilton star Mandy Gonzalez.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:24PM
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The Story of How Lin-Manuel Miranda Created 'Breathe' for In The Heights by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth, Norm Lewis shares a birthday tribute and the cast of The Kids Are All Right reunites.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:38PM
Friday, April 9, 2021

Matt Doyle Remembers Mishaps From Spring Awakening and The Book of Mormon by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Betty Buckley offers lessons on finding one's inner Grizabella.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:55AM
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Everything That Went Wrong in the High School Production of Frankenstein, Starring Tina Fey as Van Helsing by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth chats with Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue, plus #AAPIBroadway comes together.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:11PM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre