Orfeh, Kritzer, Grandy Go from Trailer Park to Chatterbox, Sept. 1
Orfeh, Leslie Kritzer and Marya Grandy, three of the hillbilly belles of The Great American Trailer Park Musical, will drawl to Seth Rudetsky at Seth's Broadway Chatterbox on September 1st at 6 PM at Don't Tell Mama. The musical will open at Dodger Stages on September 15th; it is currently in previews.
weekly chat show, a Broadway institution for some years, features
Broadway stars confiding stories to Rudetsky at Don't Tell Mama on
Thursdays at 6 PM. The $10 donation benefits Broadway Cares/Equity
Fights AIDS, the nation's leading industry-based, not-for-profit AIDS
fundraising and grant-making organization.
Orfeh has appeared in the Actor's Fund Benefit concerts of Hair and Dreamgirls, as well as on Broadway in Saturday Night Fever, The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm and Footloose. She also played the legendary rocker in off-Broadway's Love, Janis. She has also been seen on "Law and Order: Criminal Intent," "Chappelle's Show" and "Sex and the City."
Kritzer, who currently plays Brenda in Hairspray, is perhaps best known for her star turn as Fanny Brice in the Paper Mill Playhouse's production of Funny Girl. She was a swing and understudy for Meredith in the original off-Broadway production of Bat Boy, and also stood by for Alice Ripley in the Kennedy Center's Tell Me on a Sunday. She has also appeared in Godspell and in a concert production of Rags.
Grandy, an original cast member of The Great American Trailer Park Musical when it played last year's New York Musical Theatre Festival, has appeared in Annie Get Your Gun, Cabaret, Working, Beehive, Smokey Joe's Cafe, as well as in her one-woman show The Marya Grandy Vanity Project and 2002's off-Broadway musical The Water Coolers.
In addition to the $10 donation, a two-drink minimum is required.
Don't Tell Mama is located in New York City on West 46th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues. For reservations, call (212) 757-0788. For more information, visit www.sethsbroadwaychatterbox.com.