BROADWAY @ NOCCA PRESENTS FAITH PRINCE
WITH HOST SETH RUDETSKY
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 AT 8PM
NOCCA, 2800 CHARTRES STREET
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Faith Prince–Tony Award-winner for her performance in Guys and Dolls–makes her debut on Mark Cortale’s Broadway @ NOCCA concert series on Friday, September 22 at 8PM, as a benefit for the The NOCCA Institute. She’ll be joined onstage by series host and pianist Seth Rudetsky, who starred last season in the five-star London premiere of his Broadway musical Disaster!
Over the course of the evening, Faith will share intimate, behind-the-scenes stories from her life on stage, screen, and TV, prompted by Rudetsky’s insightful, funny questions. She’ll also perform some of the biggest hits from her musical theatre repertoire. This is a spontaneous evening of hilarity and show-stopping songs not to be missed.
This one-night-only concert event is sponsored by the New Orleans Hotel Collection. All proceeds will benefit The NOCCA Institute. VIP guests will enjoy a post-performance meet-and-greet with Faith and Seth!
About Faith Prince
Faith Prince has been dazzling Broadway audiences since winning the Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance as Ms. Adelaide in Guys and Dolls. As one of Broadway’s best-loved leading ladies, Faith most recently starred on Broadway in Disaster! The Musical, for which she received rave reviews. In a role she was born to play, she also starred as the scheming, irascible Miss Hannigan in the Broadway revival of Annie. In 2008, she was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for A Catered Affair. Other Broadway credits include The Little Mermaid, Bells are Ringing (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), Nick & Nora (Outer Critics Circle Award), Jerome Robbins’ Broadway (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), Little Me, The Dead, and Noises Off. She also starred in the world premiere of Terrence McNally’s Unusual Acts of Devotion and in the national tour of the Broadway hit Billy Elliott. Chicago audiences had the opportunity to see Faith onstage in the iconic role of Brenda in the new musical version of the hit movie First Wives Club.
Faith plays a recurring character on the ABC hit series Modern Family. She also recurred as Joey Lawrence’s mother on ABC Family’s long-running series Melissa & Joey and wrapped her five-season run as Brooke Elliott’s mother on Lifetime’s popular series Drop Dead Diva. She was a series regular on Showtime’s Huff, starring as Kelly Knippers, the love interest of Oliver Platt, and recurred for five seasons on Spin City.
Other television credits include Scream Queens, Galavant, Angel from Hell, A Gifted Man, Happy Endings, Ugly Betty, Grey’s Anatomy, CSI, Faith, House, Medium, Sweet Potato Queens, Monk, Now and Again, Welcome To New York, and Law and Order. Film credits include Our Very Own, Picture Perfect, Dave, and My Father the Hero. She recently traveled to Australia for a concert tour with her Annie co-star Anthony Warlow, which included performances at the Sydney Opera House and the Adelaide Music Festival. She works often with the Boston Pops, Utah Symphony, Cincinnati Pops, and Philly Pops, and starred in the Orlando Philharmonic’s concert version of Sweeney Todd. Faith toured her original show Moving On in Australia to rave reviews, and also toured in Over the Rainbow, a concert celebrating the centennial of Harold Arlen. Faith’s new album, Total Faith, was recorded at the Royal Room in the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach and was recently released by Broadway Records. Her award-winning album, A Leap of Faith, was recorded at Joe’s Pub.
About Seth Rudestky
Seth Rudetsky is the afternoon host of Sirius/XM Satellite Radio’s On Broadway as well as the host of Seth Speaks on Sirius/XM Stars. As a pianist, Seth has played for more than a dozen Broadway shows including Ragtime, Les Miserables, and The Phantom of the Opera. He was the Artistic Producer/Music Director for the first five annual Actors Fund Fall Concerts including Dreamgirls with Audra McDonald (recorded on Nonesuch Records) and Hair with Jennifer Hudson (recorded on Ghostlight Records, Grammy Nomination). In 2007 he made his Broadway acting debut playing Sheldon (singing “Magic to Do” in a devastating unitard) in The Ritz, directed by Joe Mantello for The Roundabout Theater. As an author, he penned the non-fiction Q Guide to Broadway, the novel Broadway Nights, and the recently published My Awesome/Awful Popularity Plan (Random House). Seth played himself on Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, was the vocal coach on MTV’s Legally Blonde reality show, and starred opposite Sutton Foster in They’re Playing Our Song for the Actors Fund. He co-wrote and starred in Disaster! (which the New York Times called a “triumph”) last season on Broadway. Disaster! also premiered to rave reviews in London’s West End in November. Seth writes a weekly column on Playbill.com and tours the country with this Broadway concert series as well as his one-man show, Deconstructing Broadway. For more information visit sethrudetsky.com.