At this time, both performances of Jessie Mueller with Seth Rudetsky are sold out.
ABOUT THIS SHOW
Steppenwolf welcomes Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful, Waitress, Carousel and The Minutes) for a hometown concert, hosted and music directed by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky. The concert promises to be filled with intimate, behind-the-scenes stories prompted by Rudetsky’s insightful, funny and revealing questions–and the music from Mueller's unique career. This is a spontaneous evening of show-stopping songs by Carole King, Sara Bareilles, Rodgers & Hammerstein and more!
PRaise for Jessie and Seth
“An evening of amazing performances.” – Cape Cod Times
“The duo’s warm, mutual-admiration chemistry helped make the show especially fun.” – Cape Cod Times
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
JESSIE MUELLER was most recently seen on Broadway in Steppenwolf’s The Minutes by Tracy Letts. Previously, Jessie starred on Broadway in the revival of Carousel (Drama Desk Award, Tony, Grammy nominations). She originated the roles of Jenna in Waitress (Tony, Drama Desk, Grammy nominations) and Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Tony, Drama Desk, Grammy awards). Other Broadway credits include Nice Work If You Can Get It and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever. She will return to the Kennedy Center this Fall in Guys And Dolls. TV/film: Patsy & Loretta, Madam Secretary, Blue Bloods, Evil, Candy, Chicago Voices (Chicago Emmy nomination), A Good Person, Secret Headquarters and Steven Spielberg’s The Post.
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 scoops 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. 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 and Audra McDonald which went to number one on iTunes and raised more than $100,000 for the Orlando shooting victims (and is still raising money. Buy it!). Seth and James have a foundation called Your Kids Our Kids that presented Concert For America
; a series around the country featuring stars like Barry Manilow, Keala Settle, Stephanie Mills, Vanessa Williams, Billy Porter, Randy Rainbow and Audra McDonald that raised money for 5 non-profits that have been working relentlessly since the 2016 presidential election. They also present Voices for The Voiceless
, a yearly star-studded concert for You Gotta Believe which helps older foster children find families, even if they’ve aged out of the system. SiriusXM/Pandora also carries Seth’s first podcast series: Seth Rudetsky’s Back To School
where he interviews stars about the ups and (hilarious) downs of their high school years. The first two seasons include Tina Fey, Bowen Yang, Allison Janney, Vanessa Willams and many more. When Broadway shut down, Seth and James started producing Stars In The House
(StarsInTheHouse.com) a twice-daily livestream that’s featured tons of Broadway stars as well as TV reunions like The West Wing
and has raised more than $1,000,000 for The Actors Fund. They also joined Marlo Thomas and co-produced new versions of “Free To Be You And Me” with Sara Bareilles and “Sisters And Brothers” with the Broadway Inspirational Voices with the profits going to NAACP Legal Defense Fund. You can find out more about Seth, and watch his signature “deconstructions” at SethRudetsky.com. If you want to hang out with Seth and James and a bunch of Broadway stars performing up a storm, come on one of their cruises! More info at SethsBroadwayVacations.com
MARK CORTALE is celebrating his eleventh anniversary season as Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown, MA. Since 2011 he has presented artists including Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Chita Rivera, Sutton Foster, Kristin Chenoweth, Megan Mullally and Christine Ebersole. In 2019, he co-produced the Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel nominated Off-Broadway musical Midnight At The Never Get. He founded the international Broadway @ Concert Series featuring Seth Rudetsky as music director and host in Provincetown in 2011 and has presented these concerts at theatres including Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Broward Center, The Wallis, The Kimmel Center, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, Huntington Theatre Company, The Herbst Theatre and the Leicester Square Theatre in London. Beginning in June of 2020 these concerts were offered virtually every Sunday during the pandemic as The Seth Concert Series in association with BroadwayWorld. Mark also founded the singing string quartet Well-Strung which debuted at Ars Nova and Joe’s Pub in 2012. In 2020, he founded the developmental theatre lab New Works Provincetown. In conjunction with producing partners Jonathan Murray and Harvey Reese, New Works Provincetown has commissioned two new full-scale musicals to date: The Last Diva with a book by Jonathan Tolins, music by Scott Frankel, lyrics by Michael Korie and Maiden Voyage with book and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein and music by Carmel Dean. Info at markcortalepresents.com.