It's been a busy day for cultural news in Western New York. Albright-Knox Art Gallery Director Louis Grachos announced his departure for a new gig in Austin, Texas and word came through the fine folks at Shea's Performing Arts Center that John Lithgow and Seth Rudetsky will be dropping into town in September to perform in the inaugural season of the newly rechristened 710 Main Theatre -- the long-dormant former home of Studio Arena Theatre.
To help you (and me) wind down from this crazy-busy day, and apropos of one of those announcements, here's one of my favorite clips of Seth Rudetsky, who brings his witty "Big Fat Broadway Show" to 710 Main for Curtain Up! on Sept. 14. In it, he deconstructs the most famous number from the truly unhinged musical "Promises, Promises," with choreography by Buffalo's own Michael Bennett: