All stories by Seth Rudetsky on BroadwayStars

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Thursday, March 18, 2021

Carolee Carmello Recalls Backstage Moments From the Fabled Funny Girl Concert by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth Rudetsky celebrates one year of Stars in the House with Emily Skinner, Kristin Chenoweth, and more.

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Why Did Eva Noblezada's Kim Always Cover Tam's Ears in Miss Saigon? by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth Rudetsky shares more stories from his birthday celebration on Stars in the House.

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Seth Rudetsky Recounts Harrowing Anecdotes from Brian Stokes Mitchell and Santino Fontana by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth continues to celebrate his birthday with Broadway stories and more.

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Seth Rudetsky Recounts a Birthday-Filled Week on Stars in the House by Seth Rudetsky

This week's birthdays include William Finn, Andréa Burns, and Seth himself.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Go Behind The Scenes of Ethel Merman and Carol Channing's Time on The Love Boat by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth Rudetsky learns how soap operas are surviving in the COVID-era and relives a harrowing SNL quick change.

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Monday, January 25, 2021

How a Star-Studded Tribute to Broadway Came Together in Time for the Inauguration by Seth Rudetsky

Seth recalls how Schele Williams, James Wesley, Charlotte d'Amboise, Audra McDonald, and more worked together ahead of the surprise.

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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Stars In The House Welcomes Reunions of Star Search and Dreamgirls' Effies by Seth Rudetsky

Lillias White, Rosie O’Donnell, and more were guests on Seth Rudetsky's virtual show.

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Monday, December 28, 2020

Why Joan Rivers Gave Charles Busch $5 Thousand Under the Table...and Why the Callaway Sisters Still Wear Matching Nightgowns by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth also remembers the talents of the late Rebecca Luker.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Why Adam Pascal Prefers Replacing in a Musical, Plus a Memorable Joseph… With Norm Lewis by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth recounts his recent chats with the Tony nominees and the work of Greater Orlando Performing Arts Relief.

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Monday, December 14, 2020

Camryn Manheim Took Her Dad to Court Over a Missing Camera—and Won by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth talks about the Hanukkah celebrations at the Javitz Center and Manheim's big break.

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Monday, November 23, 2020

What Did Bob Fosse Do to Stephen Schwartz's Gift For Pippin Star John Rubinstein? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth reveals secrets from the original Broadway production of Pippin—and finds out Michael J. Fox's real name during a Family Ties reunion.

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Monday, November 9, 2020

5 More Highlights From Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley’s All-Day Vote-a-Thon by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares moments with Joel Grey, Josh Groban, Karen Olivo, plus the packed schedule of events for the week ahead.

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Monday, November 2, 2020

What to Expect From Stars in House’s Election Day Vote-a-Thon by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from Jessie Mueller, Patti Murin and Colin Donnell, Chita Rivera and more, ahead of their appearances on November 3’s Vote-a-Tho…

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Sunday, November 1, 2020

How Did Waitress’ Colleen Ballinger First Become Miranda Sings? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from Ballinger’s high school days—plus plans for his staar-studded Election Day Vote-a-thon and a concert with Beth Malone.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

What Exactly Did Keala Settle Think She Was Reading for at Her Hands on a Hardbody Audition...? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from his recent concerts with Settle and Beth Leavel, his tragic Tonys red carpet mishap, and more.

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

8 of Seth Rudetsky’s Favorite Backstage Stories by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetksy, Seth recalls how Andrea McArdle snagged the role of Annie from the girl they originally cast, how “One Night Only” was nearly cut from Dreamgirls,…

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Monday, October 12, 2020

Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Filming Reality Show Competition Grease: You’re the One That I Want Revealed 13 Years Later! by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth finds out how the contestants worked together to “insult each other”—plus backstage and on set secrets from Bebe Neuwirth and Cheers, Ken J…

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Debbie Allen Reveals On-Set Fame Secrets and How It Led Her to a Tony Nomination for West Side Story by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from Stars in the House and highlights from his live concert with Judy Kuhn.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

From SIX Queens Belting Donation Amounts to Jeremy Jordan Singing Seymour, Seth Catalogs 6 Months of Shutdown by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares how Broadway progressed to its shutdown and reflects on the joyful highlights in this difficult time since COVID-19 shuttered houses March…

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

What Happens When Superfan/Star Jonathan Groff Answers Sutton Foster Trivia—In Front of Sutton Foster? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, a new chance to hear Karen Olivo in concert, Be More Chill memories with Joe Iconis, and the time George Salazar faked a heart attack onstage.

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Friday, September 4, 2020

How The Seth Concert Series Truly Began 21 Years Ago by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares his adventures in Provincetown and teases what to expect from his September 6 concert with Karen Olivo.

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Monday, August 24, 2020

How Billy Porter Filled In for Henrik in A Little Night Music by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from Carnegie Mellon alum Billy Porter, Ty Taylor, Michael McElroy and more, failed attempts to fix onstage problems in this Sondh…

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Monday, August 17, 2020

The Behind-the-Scenes Story of How Stephen King’s Carrie First Became a Musical by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth finds out from where the idea for the musical first came, plus a reunion of the original Broadway cast, stories from Barry Manilow, and Stephanie…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

What Is It Like to See In-Person Theatre During COVID? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth and family go to the socially-distanced production of Godspell, plus stories from Liz Callaway and BD Wong.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

6 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of the Fame Movie by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, the Stars in the House reunion reveals the original title of the film, how the famous title song was actually shot, where the lyrics from “I Sing th…

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Sep 14, 2021: BROADWAY REOPENS
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre