James Wesley News

Adam Pascal to Join Seth Rudetsky for Broadway @ The Art House Series, 7/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Tony-nominee and Obie and Theatre World Award winner Adam Pascal, has created some of the most memorable roles in recent Broadway history. He shot to stardom for originating the role of Roger in the Broadway blockbuster 'Rent,' as well as the London production, and starred in the film version. On July 26 and 27 he returns to the acclaimed, original Broadway @ The Art House series, where he joins pianist and host Seth Rudetsky for an unforgettable evening of conversation and song. This marks his first return to Provincetown stages since debuting with the Art House series in its inaugural season of 2011. Adam also originated the role of Radames in Elton John and Tim Rice's 'Aida,' and was featured as the Emcee in the critically acclaimed revival of 'Cabaret' directed by Sam Mendes. Most recently he's starred on Broadway in 'Memphis' and in 'Chicago.' For tickets please visit The Art House website, or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

Alice Ripley Set for Broadway @ The Art House, 8/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Alice Ripley won a Tony Award for her leading role in the Pulitzer Prize winning musical "Next to Normal," and was a Tony-nominee for the musical "Side Show" on Broadway. This summer, on August 2 and 3 at 7:00 PM, she joins the star-studded lineup of the celebrated Broadway @ The Art House series, with Jessica Means joining her at piano. For tickets please visit The Art House website, or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

Broadway's Seth Rudetsky Coming to Woodlawn Theatre, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Radio host, Emmy award-winning writer and accompanist to the stars, Seth Rudetsky, brings his traveling one-man show, Seth's Big Fat Broadway Show, to the Woodlawn Theatre, August 2 at 8 p.m., for one night only. He'll also be conducting a master class that same day. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson to Make Provincetown Debut, 7/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Cheyenne Jackson has starred on both 30 Rock opposite Tina Fey and Glee where he played the voice coach for the group Vocal Adrenaline, and will next be seen starring opposite Gena Rowlands in the feature film "Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks" releasing in theaters in early 2014. On Broadway, Cheyenne most recently starred in Encore's production of "The Most Happy Fella" at City Center, "Finian's Rainbow" (Drama Desk nomination), "Damn Yankees," "Xanadu" (Drama League , Drama Desk nominations), "Thoroughly Modern Millie" and," "All Shook Up" (Theater World Award, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle nomination). Off-Broadway he was seen in the orignal cast of "Altar Boyz". On July 4, 5, and 6, he makes his anticipated Broadway@ The Art House debut. SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky joins him as pianist and host. For tickets please visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

Tony Winner Andrea Martin to Return to Provincetown, 6/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Andrea Martin is a two-time Emmy Award winner for the critically acclaimed sketch comedy series SCTV, and is also a two-time Tony Award winner. She won her second and most recent Tony Award last June of 2013 for her performance as Berthe in the Broadway revival of "Pippin" directed by Diane Paulus and her first award was for the musical 'My Favorite Year.' She is currently starring on Broadway at Lincoln Center in "Act One" by James Lapine opposite Tony Shalhoub. She is also filming a new television sitcom "Working The Engels" written by Katie Ford ("Miss Congeniality," "Desperate Housewives") which is now filming in Toronto. On June 28 and 29, this comic star of stage and screen returns to Broadway@ The Art House for the first time since its inaugural season in 2011. SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky joins her as pianist and host for an evening of music and hilarity. For tickets please visit www.markcortalepresents.com/the-art-house or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

Uptown Players Presents Premiere of ART AND SCIENCE, 5/30 - 6/15
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Uptown Players is thrilled to announce the premiere of Art and Science, written by James Wesley. This production runs May 30 through June 15, 2014, in Frank's Place at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. In Art and Science, Adam visits his former elderly voice teacher, Robert, to discover he's had a stroke and is partially paralyzed. In spite of Adam's urging, Robert refuses to go to the hospital and seek medical attention because he's a Christian Scientist. Reluctantly, Adam feels he has no choice but to stay and try to help Robert, who is feeling more and more effects from the stroke. As the play unfolds, they both learn about and address their long-held resentments towards each other and struggle to find acceptance. At times quite funny and ultimately moving, Art and Science is based on a real-life event that happened between the playwright and his elderly voice teacher. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Cheyenne Jackson and More to Make Provincetown Debuts, Summer 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - May 14, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale, now entering his fourth season at the helm of Provincetown's Art House Theater, has made the picturesque Cape Cod town a must-do stop on the itinerary of Broadway's brightest stars. The Art House continues to somehow top itself with each successive summer's celebrity lineup. (more...)

RENT's Adam Pascal Joins Seth Rudetsky in 'Broadway @ The Broad Stage' Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

Tony-nominee and Obie and Theatre World Award winner Adam Pascal, has created some of the most memorable roles in recent Broadway history. He shot to stardom for originating the role of Roger in the Broadway blockbuster 'Rent,' as well as the London production, and starred in the film version. Tonight, March 29 he debuts in the acclaimed Broadway @ The Broad Stage series, where he joins pianist and host Seth Rudetsky for an unforgettable evening of conversation and song. (more...)

RENT's Adam Pascal to Join Seth Rudetsky in 'Broadway @ The Broad Stage' Series, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Tony-nominee and Obie and Theatre World Award winner Adam Pascal, has created some of the most memorable roles in recent Broadway history. He shot to stardom for originating the role of Roger in the Broadway blockbuster 'Rent,' as well as the London production, and starred in the film version. On March 29 he debuts in the acclaimed Broadway @ The Broad Stage series, where he joins pianist and host Seth Rudetsky for an unforgettable evening of conversation and song. (more...)

Patti LuPone Set to Visit Stroudsmoor Country Inn with Seth Rudetsky on 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

After a high-profile launch of Broadway@ The Stroudsmoor with superstar Audra McDonald in December, the Pocono's renowned Stroudsmoor Country Inn welcomes original "Evita" Patti LuPone on March 16 at 4:00 PM. Ms. LuPone is appeared this season on FX TV's American Horror Story: Coven and HBO's Girls. Broadway@ The Stroudsmoor is hosted again by Sirius/XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky. What differentiates this concert series from any other perhaps, is the seamless mix of intimate behind-the-scenes stories from Broadway's biggest stars - prompted by the encyclopedic-minded Rudetsky's probing, funny, revealing questions - and their stellar singing of unique repertoire. The performance is presented by the Pocono Community Theater in association with Mark Cortale. For tickets please visit The Stroudsmoor Country Inn's ticketing page or call 800-838-3006. For special lodging offers when attending An Evening with Patti LuPone at The Stroudsmoor, please call 570-421-6431 Ext. 453. (more...)

Nick Offerman and Stephanie Hunt Join Megan Mullally in Concert in Santa Monica Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Megan Mullally is a two-time Emmy-winning star of TV's Will & Grace, and star of Broadway's Young Frankenstein. Tonight, February 22 she debuts Broadway@ The Broad: Megan Mullally, her live music and comedy concert special, in Santa Monica, CA's - for two shows only. (more...)

Megan Hilty to Play Broward Center, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Megan Hilty, was a breakout star of NBC's 'Smash' and starred on Broadway in 'Wicked' and '9 to 5: The Musical.' She currently stars as Liz on NBC's 'Sean Saves The World' with Sean Hayes of 'Will & Grace' fame. She makes her South Florida concert debut when she joins the WinterStage Concert Series at the Broward Center's Parker Playhouse on February 20 at 8:00 PM for one show only - following on the heels of January's sold-out launch of the series with 'Will & Grace' star Megan Mullally. Series host and Sirius/Radio star Seth Rudetsky will join Ms. Hilty at the piano. For tickets please visit the Parker Playhouse ticketing page or call 954-462-0222. (more...)

Nick Offerman and Stephanie Hunt to Join Megan Mullally in Concert in Santa Monica, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Megan Mullally is a two-time Emmy-winning star of TV's Will & Grace, and star of Broadway's Young Frankenstein. On Saturday, February 22 she debuts Broadway@ The Broad: Megan Mullally, her live music and comedy concert special, in Santa Monica, CA's - for two shows only. (more...)

Seth Rudetsky, Michael Alden and More Set for Off Broadway Alliance Seminar This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold another in its Sunday Seminars series, focused on the culture, business and history of Off Broadway this Sunday, January 12th. (more...)

Tony Winner Sutton Foster Set for Broadway @ NOCCA Series, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Sutton Foster won the Tony Award for her leading roles in 'Anything Goes' and 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' and starred in the ABC Family TV series 'Bunheads.' This month, she returns to the star-studded lineup of the celebrated Broadway at NOCCA series, on January 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM for one show only, with series host and SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky at piano. (more...)

Seth Rudetsky, Michael Alden & More Set for Off Broadway Alliance Latest Panel this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold another in its Sunday Seminars series, focused on the culture, business and history of Off Broadway this Sunday, January 12th. (more...)

Seth Rudetsky to Host Talk-Back After UNBROKEN CIRCLE, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

SiriusXM radio host and producer/performer Seth Rudetsky will host a talk back at UNBROKEN CIRCLE after its penultimate performance Off-Broadway on Thursday, October 24th at 7 PM. (more...)

UNBROKEN CIRCLE to End Off-Broadway Run, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

Seth Rudetsky and Mary J. Davis' production of James Wesley's Unbroken Circle will conclude its run at Off-Broadway's St. Luke's Theatre on October 27th. Its first regional production was recently announced for next year at the Woodlawn Theatre in San Antonio, Texas. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS, TARZAN, CARRIE & More Set for Woodlawn Theatre's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Mainstage subscription packages are now available for purchase for the 2014 season at the historic Woodlawn Theatre in conjunction with the announcement of its 2014 season. Coming up on the main stage are three Texas premieres, two shows currently playing on and off Broadway, three popular movie adaptations and a fairytale. (more...)

Marianne Tatum to Take Over for Eve Plumb in UNBROKEN CIRCLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Seth Rudetsky and Mary J. Davis welcome Marianne Tatum to the critically acclaimed play Unbroken Circle, written by James Wesley, with direction by Jason St. Little. Ms. Tatum will take over the role of Aunt June currently played by Eve Plumb (Ms. Plumb's last performance will be September 22, 2013) beginning September 26th at St. Luke's Theatre on West 46th Street. Tickets are $36.50-$59.50 and can be purchased by visiting telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. For more information about the show please visit www.UnbrokenCircleThePlay.com. (more...)

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