- Sep 05 2021
- 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mark Cortale is proud to present Tony Award Winner BETH LEAVEL (The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone & 42nd Street) with SETH RUDETSKY as pianist and host. Beth was recently tapped to star as Miranda Priestly in Elton John’s new Broadway musical THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA. The Town Hall series will be raising funds for Sandy Hook Promise. For more info please visit www.sandyhookpromise.org
Beth Leavel starred most recently in her 13th broadway show, The Tony nominated and Drama Desk Winner for Best Musical, The Prom. She was awarded with Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Award nominations for leading actress in a musical for her portrayal of Dee Dee Allen, a role written specifically for her. Beth also received a Tony, Drama Desk, NY Outer Critics Circle and LA Drama Critics Award for her performance as the title character in The Drowsy Chaperone on Broadway as well as receiving a Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle award nomination for her role as Florence Greenberg in Baby, Its You. Other Broadway roles include June Adams in Bandstand, Emily in Elf, Donna in Mamma Mia!, Frau Blucher in Young Frankenstein, Dorothy Brock in the revival of 42nd Street, Tess in the original company of Crazy For You, Mrs. Bixby in The Civil War, Ellie in Hal Princes Showboat, and Anytime Annie (Broadway debut) in 42nd Street. She has made numerous appearances on television and in commercials.
Seth Rudetsky 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 an author, he penned “My Awesome/Awful Popularity Plan” and the sequel “The Rise And Fall Of A Theater Geek” (Random House) as well as three volumes of “Seth’s Broadway Diary” featuring inside scoop and hilarious stories from all of the stars he’s worked with. He co-wrote and co-starred in “Disaster!” (NY TIMES critics pick”) which also premiered to rave reviews in London.