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Seth Rudetsky

 
Birth Place:
Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA
Bio:
Seth is the afternoon host on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio’s ON BROADWAY as well as the host of SETH SPEAKS on Sirius/XM Stars. As a pianist, Seth has played for more than a dozen Broadway shows including RAGTIME, LES MIZ and PHANTOM. He was the Artistic Producer/Music Director for the first five ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA

Bio:
Seth is the afternoon host on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio’s ON BROADWAY as well as the host of SETH SPEAKS on Sirius/XM Stars. As a pianist, Seth has played for more than a dozen Broadway shows including RAGTIME, LES MIZ and PHANTOM. He was the Artistic Producer/Music Director for the first five ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Professor Ted Scheider
  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [Off-Broadway], 2013
Ted
  [Off-Broadway]
2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2007
Sheldon Farenthold
Chris (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Seth Rudetsky

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Music Coordinator
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Arranger
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Artistic Producer
Conductor
Piano
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Conductor
Artistic Producer
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Conductor
Artistic Producer
Musical Director
Keyboards
 
[New York, 2004]
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Musical Director
Artistic Producer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Musical Director
Artistic Producer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Artistic Producer
Musical Director
Conductor
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Musical Director

Writing

Playwright
Conceiver

Seth Rudetsky Biography

Seth is the afternoon host on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio’s ON BROADWAY as well as the host of SETH SPEAKS on Sirius/XM Stars. As a pianist, Seth has played for more than a dozen Broadway shows including RAGTIME, LES MIZ and PHANTOM. He was the Artistic Producer/Music Director for the first five annual Actors Fund Fall Concerts including DREAMGIRLS with Audra MacDonald (recorded on Nonesuch Records) and HAIR with Jennifer Hudson (recorded on Ghostlight Records, Grammy Nomination). In 2007 he made his Broadway acting debut playing Sheldon (singing "Magic to Do" in a devastating unitard) in THE RITZ directed by Joe Mantello for The Roundabout Theater. Off-Broadway he wrote and starred in the critically acclaimed RHAPSODY IN SETH (directed by Peter Flynn) at the Actors Playhouse and has also appeared on TV on LAW AND ORDER C.I. and had a recurring role on ALL MY CHILDREN. As an author, he penned the non-fiction Q GUIDE TO BROADWAY, the novel BROADWAY NIGHTS and the recently published MY AWESOME/AWFUL POPULARITY PLAN (Random House). BROADWAY NIGHTS is available on Audible.com starring Kristin Chenoweth, Andrea Martin and Jonathan Groff and MY AWESOME/AWFUL POPULARITY PLAN stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ana Gasteyer and Megan Hiltly. Seth played himself on Kathy Griffin; My Life on the D-List, was the vocal coach on MTV’s LEGALLYLONDE reality show and starred opposite Sutton Foster in THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG for the Actors Fund. Recently, he co-wrote and starred in DISASTER! (which the NY TIMES called a "triumph"), and he currently writes a weekly column on Playbill.com and tours the country doing master classes and performing his one-man show "DECONSTRUCTING BROADWAY".

Seth Rudetsky Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Special Award Gold Star
Seth Rudetsky

Seth Rudetsky News

Claybourne Elder to Perform in THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Tonight Photo Claybourne Elder to Perform in THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Tonight
by Team BWW - Dec 6, 2022

SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky will have Claybourne Elder on the Seth Concert Series on December 6. Every week, Seth and one of his favorite Broadway stars will perform an intimate concert filled with Broadway tunes, Seth's signature hilarious interviews and even song requests from viewers requested in real time!

Photos: Stars Turn Out For Opening Night of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE On Broadway Photo Photos: Stars Turn Out For Opening Night of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE On Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Dec 5, 2022

Last night was the official opening night of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical. See photos from the opening night red carpet!

Interview: The Ever Vibrant Chita Rivera On Bringing THE RHYTHM OF Her LIFE to Segers Photo Interview: The Ever Vibrant Chita Rivera On Bringing THE RHYTHM OF Her LIFE to Segerstrom
by Gil Kaan - Dec 5, 2022

The incomparable Broadway legend Chita Rivera will be appearing at Segerstrom Center for The Arts in her latest concert show The Rhythm of My Life December 11, 2022. This talented lady has been awarded countless awards, including Tonys, a Lifetime Achievement Tony, the Medal of Freedom and a Kennedy Center Honor. I have the pleasure of chatting on the phone with Chita after her long day appearing at Disney World.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards; Stadium The Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards; Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Broadway Streaming Guide: December 2022 - Where to Watch MATILDA THE MUSICAL & More N Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: December 2022 - Where to Watch MATILDA THE MUSICAL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Dec 3, 2022

2022 is going out with a bang with new movies, series, and concerts to keep Broadway fans entertained all month long! From the new film adaptation of Matilda the Musical to Idina Menzel's new documentary on Disney+, December's streaming guide has something for everyone!

Interview: The Multi-Talented Sis Discusses Her Brand-New Variety Show, Upcoming 54 B Photo Interview: The Multi-Talented Sis Discusses Her Brand-New Variety Show, Upcoming 54 Below Concert & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022

Read BroadwayWorld's interview with Broadway and TV actress and activist Sis. Sis discusses her brand-new variety show, Living For Sis, her experience in the national tour of Oklahoma!, representation on TV, what people can expect from her 54 Below show, and much more! 

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by Team BWW - Nov 27, 2022

Puppet Madame Returns To Provincetown's Pilgrim House In MADAME'S FACE-FOR-RADIO HOLI Photo Puppet Madame Returns To Provincetown's Pilgrim House In MADAME'S FACE-FOR-RADIO HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022

Pilgrim House, Provincetown's destination for top-flight entertainment, have announced an exclusive three-night engagement of the world premiere of MADAME'S 'FACE-FOR-RADIO' HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY.

Christine Ebersole to Perform With Billy Stritch at P-Town's Town Hall on New Year's  Photo Christine Ebersole to Perform With Billy Stritch at P-Town's Town Hall on New Year's Eve
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2022

Broadway @ Town Hall concert series will present Christine Ebersole in her Provincetown Town Hall debut for FIRST LIGHT FESTIVAL on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31 at 7:00 PM - for One Show Only - with renowned entertainer Billy Stritch at the piano.

Chita Rivera Comes To Newark With Special Guest Host Seth Rudetsky Photo Chita Rivera Comes To Newark With Special Guest Host Seth Rudetsky
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Broadway Icon Chita Rivera! See Chita like never before on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at 7:30 PM with special guest host the ‚ÄúMayor of Broadway‚ÄĚ (NYT) and SiriusXM Broadway deejay Seth Rudetsky.

Seth Rudetsky Videos

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 Videoplay
VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

VIDEO: Andrew Barth Feldman & Seth Rudetsky Rehearse For Tonight's Streaming Concert Videoplay
VIDEO: Andrew Barth Feldman & Seth Rudetsky Rehearse For Tonight's Streaming Concert

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2021

Andrew Barth Feldman and Seth Rudetsky are performing LIVE tonight in a streaming concert as the final show of The Seth Concert Series for 2021!

VIDEO: Jose Llana Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Videoplay
VIDEO: Jose Llana Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 3, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Jose Llana, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for Seth's Concert Series, airing Sunday, December 5 at 8pm ET.

VIDEO: Jose Llana Sings from COMPANY in Rehearsal for The Seth Concert Series Videoplay
VIDEO: Jose Llana Sings from COMPANY in Rehearsal for The Seth Concert Series

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 2, 2021

Jose Llana is the next guest on The Seth Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky! Watch him perform 'Being Alive' from Company in rehearsal for this weekend's concert.

VIDEO: Leslie Kritzer & Seth Rudetsky Rehearse 'Another Hundred People' Videoplay
VIDEO: Leslie Kritzer & Seth Rudetsky Rehearse 'Another Hundred People'

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 28, 2021

We've got an inside look at rehearsals for tonight's installment of The Seth Concert Series! Watch as they perform Stephen Sondheim's 'Another Hundred People.'

VIDEO: Andréa Burns Sings from THE FULL MONTY in Rehearsals for The Seth Concert Ser Videoplay
VIDEO: Andréa Burns Sings from THE FULL MONTY in Rehearsals for The Seth Concert Series

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 21, 2021

Andréa Burns is the next guest on The Seth Concert Series! Watch her sing 'Life with Harold' from The Full Monty ahead of her virtual concert with Seth Rudetsky on Sunday, November 21.

VIDEO: Kathryn Gallagher Sings from HAIRSPRAY In Rehearsals for The Seth Concert Seri Videoplay
VIDEO: Kathryn Gallagher Sings from HAIRSPRAY In Rehearsals for The Seth Concert Series

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2021

Jagged Little Pill's Kathryn Gallagher is tonight's guest on The Seth Concert Series! Watch her perform 'Good Morning Baltimore' from Hairspray, returning to the role of Tracy Turnblad that she played in high school!

VIDEO: Krysta Rodriguez Sings and Signs from SPRING AWAKENING Videoplay
VIDEO: Krysta Rodriguez Sings and Signs from SPRING AWAKENING

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2021

Seth Rudetsky and Krysta Rodriguez, the next guest on The Seth Concert Series, are sharing a look into rehearsal as Krysta sings and signs 'Blue Wind' from Spring Awakening!

VIDEO: Krysta Rodriguez Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Videoplay
VIDEO: Krysta Rodriguez Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 5, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Krysta Rodriguez, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for Seth's Concert Series, airing Sunday, November 7 at 8pm ET.

VIDEO: Shoshana Bean Sings 'Waving Through a Window' In Rehearsal For Tonight's Live  Videoplay
VIDEO: Shoshana Bean Sings 'Waving Through a Window' In Rehearsal For Tonight's Live Concert

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 31, 2021

Watch as Seth Rudetsky and Shoshana Bean rehearse 'Waving Through a Window' from Dear Evan Hansen in rehearsal for tonight's live streaming concert! Tune in at 8pm ET to watch the one-time only live event.


Seth Rudetsky Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Seth Rudetsky been in?
Seth Rudetsky has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Seth Rudetsky been in?
Seth Rudetsky has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Seth Rudetsky been nominated for?
Special Award (Drama Desk Awards) .

What awards has Seth Rudetsky won?
Special Award (Drama Desk Awards).

How many shows has Seth Rudetsky written?
Seth Rudetsky has written 2 shows including Rhapsody in Seth (Playwright), Disaster (Conceiver).


Twitter Watch

@SethRudetsky - 12/7/22 03:16pm NEW STARS for February Caribbean Cruise! ?? @LilliCooper @JudyKuhn1 @rachelbayjones SUCH INCREDIBLE SINGERS! Join… https://t.co/tTa28ENEeD


@SethRudetsky - 12/7/22 11:46am Spent Monday/Tuesday doing a mini-Red Bucket Follies for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. It was for their amazin… https://t.co/7MfYk0ZtEW


@SethRudetsky - 12/6/22 07:16pm Claybourne Elder and I in rehearsal for our livestream concert at 8pm ET! Tix at https://t.co/n0Tzkp9QVq https://t.co/KAzlR517n3


@SethRudetsky - 12/6/22 12:18pm TONIGHT!! Watch at https://t.co/n0TzkoRHHi


@SethRudetsky - 12/6/22 11:58am Claybourne Elder & I showing some gam. See what else we show (and perform) tonight in our LIVESTREAM concert! 8pm… https://t.co/u3RzpYTySJ


@SethRudetsky - 12/6/22 11:10am Last night’s amazing PHANTOM PHAREWELL show at Cafe Carlyle with Howard McGillin, Rebecca Eichenberger, Emilie Koua… https://t.co/8FOK761GuJ


@SethRudetsky - 12/5/22 10:56pm Photo taken onstage at Cafe Carlyle during the show! My first PHANTOM PHAREWELL show with Emilie Kouatchou, Rebecca… https://t.co/bQbD73IYPC


@SethRudetsky - 12/5/22 02:45pm Rehearsal for tonight’s Phantom-themed Cafe Carlyle show. Recreating Howard McGillin’s ANYTHING GOES performance. R… https://t.co/IbpxP2Kqvq


@SethRudetsky - 12/5/22 01:30pm 8:45 pm show! Reservations at https://t.co/Z96IIZZYB9 https://t.co/mK506kCHLA


@SethRudetsky - 12/4/22 11:38am It’s my sister Beth’s birthday today!!? https://t.co/1fZkR6tlqA


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