Actress, Broadway star, comedian, and author Melanie Chartoff joined What’s Up Newp for a live virtual video conversation on Friday, May 14 to discuss her new book, “Odd Woman Out: Exposure in Essays and Stories“, and her upcoming virtual appearance next week for two Rhode Island organizations.

Chartoff’s essays explore her own extraordinary life, and the many individuals with whom she has worked in more than four decades in show

Melanie is best known for characters she created on “Fridays,” “Seinfeld,” “Newhart”
and “Rugrats.”

Congregation Beth David and the Jewish Alliance of Greater R.I. will host an Evening with Melanie Chartoff on May 20 at 7 pm. Register for the event here.

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).