Theatre

Two Minutes with…Seth Christenfeld

At the York Theatre in NYC, Seth Christenfeld is the literary coordinator; his job is to review script submissions and offer creative input when it comes to the off-Broadway house’s productions. He’s also got an incredibly vast well of knowledge when it comes to the performing arts. You want the year that Mary Beth Peil did The King and I and in which theatre it played? Seth is your guy. Today, I’m pleased to announce the new Puccini’s Chronicles column TWO MINUTES, in which we ask some rapid-fire questions to some of the arts scene’s best and brightest.

~Your birthday: September 1st

~Coffee or tea: Coffee

~Number of cast recordings you own: Uncountable

~Favorite Stephen Sondheim musical: Sweeney Todd

~Favorite Rodgers and Hammerstein musical: South Pacific

~Favorite Opera: Little Women (Adamo)

~An overrated classical composer: (Subject opted to pass on this question.)

~That show you’d see multiple times: Good revivals of Sweeney Todd

~Favorite playwright: Arthur Miller

~Last movie you saw: A MOST VIOLENT YEAR

~Was it any good: Yes

~Favorite Wife of Henry VIII: The one who sings “As Once I Loved You” in the musical Rex

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