After a year and a half hiatus, Seth Rudetsky's famed Seth's Broadway Chatterbox has returned to Don't Tell Mama. Seth's Broadway Chatterbox includes interviews and performances by noted Broadway celebrities and is a raw, funny and insightful interview program that really has no equal.
As in years past, BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Seth to exclusively bring you the full length episodes right here and we're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat with Broadway favorite David Garrison. In this edition, Garrison tells stories about his time in A DAY IN HOLLYWOOD/A NIGHT IN UKRAINE, playing Hannibal Lecter in SILENCE! THE MUSICAL, his many WICKED co-stars, and more!
Garrison, best known as Steve Rhoades on television's Married With Children, began his career as a member of the resident company at Tony Award-winning Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. His Broadway credits include Serge B. Samovar in A Day in Hollywood/A Night in Ukraine, for which he received a Tony Award nomination and a Drama-Logue Award, J. Bruce Ismay in the Tony-winning Titanic, the Wizard of Oz in Wicked, and Sandor in the Faith Prince revival of Bells Are Ringing, as well as C. Edgar Sloan in Strike Up the Band (City Center Encores!), Arnold Beckoff in Torch Song Trilogy, the Sergeant in The Pirates of Penzance, and David in Christopher Durang's A History of the American Film. His Off-Broadway credits include the Thirtieth Anniversary revival of I Do! I Do!, for which he received a Drama Desk Award nomination, Geniuses, Terrence McNally's It's Only A Play, The Torch-Bearers, The Family of Mann and New Jerusalem. He won a Helen Hayes Award for his work as Charlie in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along at Arena Stage, and has been featured in prestigious regional productions of Die Fledermaus (Santa Fe Opera), Tom Stoppard's Travesties (Williamstown Theatre Festival), and as the Devil in the world premiere of Randy Newman's Faust (La Jolla/Goodman). He played Nathan Detroit and the Wizard of Oz, respectively, in the first national tours of Guys and Dolls and Wicked.
In addition to the cast albums of Hollywood/Ukraine, Titanic, Bells Are Ringing, the Thirtieth Anniversary revival of I Do! I Do!, and On the Town, David's many recordings include Songs of New York, Show Boat, Kiss Me Kate, Annie Get Your Gun, Of Thee I Sing/Let 'Em Eat Cake, Girl Crazy, You Never Know, Tell Me More, Oh! Lady! Lady!!, George and Ira-Standards and Gems, and Dawn Upshaw Sings Rodgers and Hart (guest artist). He is a summa cum laude graduate of Boston University's School of Theater Arts, and is the recipient of its Distinguished Alumni Award.
Seth's Chatterbox takes to the stage Thursday evenings @ 6 PM at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th St. in New York City, between 8th & 9th Avenues). The cost is $10 (which is donated directly to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids) plus a 2 drink minimum. For upcoming guests on the Chatterbox and to see Seth's video deconstructions visit www.sethrudetsky.com. For reservations call (212) 757-0788.