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Monday, November 12 • AUDRA MCDONALD
Monday, January 14 • KELLI O'HARA
Monday, March 11 • JEREMY JORDAN
Music director and host Seth Rudetsky welcomes the greatest Broadway performers for an up-close and personal performance and conversation. Join us as Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara and Jeremy Jordan chat with Seth and sing a dozen songs from their storied careers and personal journeys. The format of each concert will be a seamless mix of intimate behind-the-scenes stories prompted by Rudetsky’s funny, insightful and revealing questions – and the music from the star’s stellar Broadway career. This new series promises three different evenings of show-stopping songs and hilarity not to be missed.
Kelli O’Hara recently received her first Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy of Drama Series for her portrayal of Katie Bonner in the hit web series “The Accidental Wolf”. On Broadway, Kelli’s portrayal of Anna Leonowens in the critically acclaimed revival of “The King and I” garnered her the 2015 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, along with Grammy, Drama League and Outer Critics nominations. She then reprised her Tony Winning role while making her West End debut this past summer for which The Times hailed her as “Broadway musical’s undisputed queen” adding “Kelli O’Hara does not just play Anna, she owns the part”. Kelli was also nominated for the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for her Broadway performances in “The Bridges of Madison County,” “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” “South Pacific,” “The Pajama Game,” and was nominated for the Tony and Drama Desk Award for her leading role in “The Light in the Piazza.” She has also starred on Broadway in “Sweet Smell of Success,” “Follies,” “Dracula,” and “Jekyll & Hyde.” Her Regional and Off Broadway credits include “Far From Heaven” at Playwrights Horizons and WTF, “King Lear” at the Public Theater, “Bells Are Ringing” at City Center Encores, “Sunday in the Park with George” for Reprise, and “My Life With Albertine” at Playwrights Horizons. Kelli received a 2018 Webby nomination for her role in the hit web-series thriller “The Accidental Wolf” and appears in the second season of Netflix’s series “13 Reasons Why.” Other film and television credits include “Sex & The City 2,” Martin Scorsese’s “The Key to Reserva,” Showtime’s “Master of Sex,” CBS All Access’ “The Good Fight,” “Blue Bloods,” “Alexander Hamilton,” “N3mbers,” and the animated series “Car Talk.” In 2015, Kelli made her Metropolitan Opera debut in “The Merry Widow.” She returned to the opera this past spring as Despina in “Così fan tutte.” Her concerts have gained international acclaim, spanning from New York’s Carnegie Hall all the way to Tokyo. She is a frequent performer on PBS’s live telecasts and the Kennedy Center Honors. Along with two Grammy Award nominations, her solo albums, Always and Wonder in the World are available on Ghostlight Records. Upcoming, Kelli will star in the Broadway revival of “Kiss Me Kate” in Spring 2019.
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") recently on Broadway. "Disaster!" also premiered to rave reviews in London's West End. In June 2016, he and his husband, James Wesley, co-produced a recording of "What The World Needs Now" with stars like Idina Menzel, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Carole King, Audra McDonald which went to number one on iTunes and raised $100,000 for the Orlando shooting victims (and is still raising money. Buy it!). On Inauguration Day 2017, he and James started "Concert For America", a monthly series around the country (including S.F.!) helping 5 non-profits being hurt by the current administration. Stars such as Kelli O'Hara, Barry Manilow, Stephanie Mills, Vanessa Williams, Andy Cohen and more have performed and you can watch the next one streamed live on ConcertsForAmerica.com.