News

 
Happy New Year 2024!

So many exciting things coming for the new year. Read my recap of 2023 and highlights of upcoming projects here.

I’m thrilled to announce we’re having our first reading of my new musical Agatha Christie’s The Secret Adversary on Monday, April 8th at 7PM and Tuesday, April 9th at 1PM. Click on the photo below to see who is a part of the cast:

My 4th book is now available! The Making of a Musical comprehensively discusses the twelve-year journey of my award-winning off-Broadway musical Love Quirks including both the writing and the producing. Click below to order your copy! And FYI, Love Quirks is having its college premiere at Hofstra University, Saturday, April 6th & Sunday, April 7th at 7PM!

On Thursday, November 9th, 2023, I produced a benefit at Don’t Tell Mama to benefit the Israeli charity NATAL. More details here, and you can watch the video below and donate to the charity by clicking on the photo below.

My podcast “Millennials are Ruining the World? an Xennial perspective: Real conversations bridging the gap between Generations X&Y ‘I’m not woke, but I’m awake!’” has ended its 5th season. Listen below!

In puzzle news: I made my New York Times Crossword Debut on Monday, January 2, 2023 (with my 2nd acceptance in the queue!), my Wall Street Journal debut on August 16, 2023, and my Modern Crossword debut September 9th, 2023. Check out my Puzzle page for more details!

In other news, my award-winning off-Broadway musical Love Quirks is being licensed (details & reviews here). If you know any interested student groups or community theaters, please reach out!

With today’s rise in anti-Semitic hate crimes, it is essential we keep telling authentic Jewish stories. Thank you to the almost 500 backers who helped us reach our $30K goal. Pre-production on “Malka” has begun. Check out some interviews I did on the project: here (article) and here (video).

I premiered MOSTLY SETH, my first solo show since 2015, off-Broadway at AMT Theater as part of their cabaret week on November 9th, 2022. More info is available here, and you can actually watch the entire show here:

I celebrated my 700th showcase at Don’t Tell Mama on October 25th, 2022 with 15 singers. Details here! And you can actually watch the concert here:

After 12 years, my musical Love Quirks which won 4 Off-Broadway BroadwayWorld Awards including Best Musical Production and Best Score for my music/lyrics officially OPENED OFF-BROADWAY and ran for 12 weeks. Check out lovequirks.com for its rave reviews.

The original Love Quirks off-Broadway cast recording is available on all streaming platforms, and if you’re old school, you can order one of the 500 limited copies at Kritzerland.

Visit the Showcase page to see who is performing LIVE Tuesdays at 7PM at Don’t Tell Mama and for the list of the over 4,500 performers who have previously joined me since 2007 and here’s an interview I did after one in 2019, a review of our Women Composer Cabaret in 2023, and a review of the 550th Showcase in 2019, which was a Jerry Herman Cabaret.

In 2022, I’m added a new hyphenate to my resume: film composer. Please check out my profile on SoundBetter if you’d like to (literally) hear more!

The audiobook version (featuring myself as narrator!) of my third book: Millennials are Ruining the World! is available on Audible, HERE.

Here are videos from me at Gotham Comedy Club: here and Broadway Comedy Club, here and here! While I’m presenting videos, August 2019 I got a little bored so I did this cute Muppet Green Acres video: Enjoy! In other comedy news, I’ve completed all of the UCB’s core Long-Form Improv program.

In 2019, I launched my Performer Page where you can find videos of standup, monologues, scenes and a still from the first feature film I shot.

Also in 2019, “Enough Already” from The Diamond as Big as the Ritz was selected out of almost 200 songs as a finalist for London’s prestigious Stiles & Drewe Prize. If you didn’t see the Get Out the Vote music video of it starring Mario Lopez released October 2018, you can view it: here:

More information about that show can be found on its webpage: here. You can purchase the cast recording on Amazon, and it’s also streaming.

Check out the side section: “Seth Abridged” for links to my sitcom pilot, my books, my music YouTube channel and my CDs, and you can now get the sheet music to almost 200 of my songs at the Seth Store!

Finally, for those of you who are Ob-Seth-ed, please check out the personal section, which features my ledger blog, picture galleries, my cat: Joni’s page, puzzles I’ve written and more! If you haven’t read my epic trip highlights, here are direct links: Italy, January 2024, Guatemala, February 2023; Japan, September 2022; Switzerland/Milan/Belgium, August 2019; Portugal/Spain/Gibraltar/Morocco, May 2019; Scandinavia, August 2018; India, January 2018; United Kingdom, May 2017; Poland/Austria/Prague, July 2016; Iceland, May 2015; Germany/Paris, August 2014; Ireland/Copenhagen, Sept 2013 and Shanghai, Feb 2011.


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