DECEMBER 10, 2015
New dates and times announced
KIMMEL CENTER ANNOUNCES UPDATED SCHEDULE FOR SETH RUDETSKY’S
BROADWAY CONCERT SERIES
NEW DATES ANNOUNCED FOR PERFORMANCES BY MEGAN HILTY AND KELLI O’HARA
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with Mark Cortale, has announced new dates for the remaining Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway Concert Series performances, due to the rehearsal and performance schedule of Seth Rudetksy’s upcoming Broadway show DISASTER. Performances in the series will now take place on Tuesday, May 17 (Megan Hilty), Tuesday, June 14 (Kelli O’Hara) and the previously announced date, Thursday, March 3 (Sutton Foster). All performances will be held at the Merriam Theater at 8:00 p.m. O’Hara and Hilty will be accompanied by Rudetsky as pianist and host, engaging in intimate and witty conversations with the Broadway stars, all while presenting an evening of stellar performances of musical theater favorites. Foster will be accompanied by Emmy Award winning Musical Director and Conductor, Michael Rafter.
Updated Performance Schedule
Thursday, March 3 at 8:00 p.m. – Sutton Foster
Tuesday, May 17 at 8:00 p.m. – Megan Hilty
Tuesday, June 14 at 8:00 p.m. – Kelli O’Hara
All events taking place at the Merriam Theater
250 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Mark Cortale is the Producing Artistic Director at The Art House in Provincetown, Massachusetts. In his inaugural season in 2011, he founded the Broadway @ The Art House series featuring Seth Rudetsky as host and pianist. This summer Mark launched the Broadway @ Town Hall series in Provincetown that includes concerts with Seth starring Rosie O'Donnell, Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka, Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker, Audra McDonald & Will Swenson, Jane Krakowski and Vanessa Williams. He also founded Well-Strung, The Singing String Quartet and has produced their stage shows, their two CDs and their music videos. He has produced the Broadway @ series hosted by Seth in Australia (with Megan Mullally) and in London’s West End (with Patti LuPone) at the Leicester Square Theatre. The series recently launched in San Francisco @ The Nourse Theatre, in Santa Monica @ The Broad Stage, in Fort Lauderdale @ The Broward's Parker Playhouse and in New Orleans @ NOCCA. Mark also produced the feature film Varla Jean and the Mushroomheads.
KIMMEL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, The Kimmel Center’s mission is to operate a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves a broad audience through diverse programming, arts education, and community outreach. The Kimmel Center campus is comprised of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, SEI Innovation Studio, and the Merck Arts Education Center), the Academy of Music (owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association), and the University of the Arts Merriam Theater. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is the season sponsor of The Kimmel Center’s 2015-2016 Season. American Airlines is the official airline of Broadway Philadelphia. For additional information, visit kimmelcenter.org.
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