Tuesday, May 4, 2021

5 Beautiful Musical Moments From Rebecca Luker's Beloved Broadway Co-Stars Ahead of Benefit for Target ALS

We are hours away from what is bound to be a moving benefit fundraising for Target ALS in honor of the luminous Rebecca Luker.

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Concert to honor Broadway star Rebecca Luker, fight ALS by Mark Kennedy

Kristin Chenoweth, Laura Benanti, Sierra Boggess, Michael Cerveris, Victoria Clark, Santino Fontana, Judy Kuhn, Howard McGillin, Norm Lewis, Kelli O’Hara and Sally Wilfert will perform in …

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Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 4- with Laura Benanti, Sierra Boggess, and More!

Today (May 4) in live streaming: Broadway unites to celebrate the life and legacy of Rebecca Luker, Ian Manuel comes to Joe's Pub, Next Year, Some Year returns, Renée Fleming stars in Hande…

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BECCA, a Virtual Concert Honoring Rebecca Luker, Streams Tonight

'Becca,' a virtual tribute concert for Rebecca Luker, will raise money for ALS research tonight, May 4th.

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Becca Concert, Honoring Late Rebecca Luker, Streams May 4 by Andrew Gans

The evening, featuring Kristin Chenoweth, Kelli O'Hara, Norm Lewis, Judy Kuhn, and more, benefits ALS research.

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Monday, May 3, 2021

Playbill's Weekly Streaming Guide: What to Watch May 3-7 by Talaura Harms

A Rebecca Luker tribute concert, Roundabout's Refocus Project, Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo in Waiting for Godot, and more online offerings this week.

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Sunday, May 2, 2021

With Her Final Album, Rebecca Luker Bids a Fond Farewell by Jesse Green

The much-loved Broadway soprano, who died in December, had one more miracle up her sleeve.

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Saturday, May 1, 2021

May 2021 Theater Openings, Week 1: John Leguizamo, Ethan Hawke in Beckett. Céline Dion Sinking. Gabourey Sidibe at Billie Holiday.Sierra Boggess at t by New York Theater

Below is a day-by-day selection of theater* – both online and in person! — that is opening between May 1 and May 7: a starry Waiting for Godot, musical celebrations of the lives of actr…

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The stars come out in tribute to ‘Becca’ to fight ALS by Deb Miller

Broadway and the world lost one of its shining stars when Rebecca Luker (The Phantom of the Opera, The Secret Garden, Mary Poppins, Fun Home, and other long-running hits) lost her battle wit…

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A Celebration of Asian Joy in Honor of AAPI Heritage Month by Marc J. Franklin

Mean Girls star Riza Takahashi and photographer Rebecca J. Michelson welcomed 30 AAPI theatremakers for a celebratory photo shoot in Washington Square Park.

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Friday, April 30, 2021

American Opera Initiative 2020-2021 | Official Trailer by The Kennedy Center

Streaming May 1 on Digital Stage+ https://www.kennedy-center.org/digitalstage/plus/ To learn more about the American Opera Initiative, visit: https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/opport…

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The Slipper Fits! Casting Complete for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

Full casting has been announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella, directed by Laurence Connor. The new musical will begin performances on June 25 and officially open at the West End's Gi…

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The Secret Garden Workshop, With Clifton Duncan, Sierra Boggess, Drew Gehling, Will Stream by Andrew Gans

Benefiting The Dramatists Guild Foundation and The Actors Fund, the stream of the 2018 workshop is dedicated to Rebecca Luker, the musical's original Lily.

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Casting Complete for Andrew Lloyd Webber, Emerald Fennell, and David Zippel’s West End Cinderella Musical by Dan Meyer

Rebecca Trehearn, Gloria Onitiri, Georgina Castle, and Laura Baldwin round out the cast of principal performers.

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

Stars in the House Celebrates Rebecca Luker April 29 With Danny Burstein, Howard McGillin, Laura Benanti, Sally Wilfert by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, April 29- with Eric McCormack, Mary-Louise Parker, and More!

Today (April 29) in live streaming: Spotlight on Plays spotlights The Baltimore Waltz, Stars in the House tribute Rebecca Luker, and more!

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Rebecca Trehearn, Gloria Onitiri, Georgina Castle, and Laura Baldwin Join the Cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CINDERELLA

The full cast has been announced for the world premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella, featuring music by Andrew Lloyd Webber,  book by Academy Award winning Emerald Fennel…

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Full cast announced for the World Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella by Hira Desai

Joining the previously announced cast will be Rebecca Trehearn, Georgina Castle and Laura Baldwin and Gloria Onitiri, who will play The Godmother. The post Full cast announced for the World…

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Florence Welch and Thomas Bartlett to Score Broadway-Bound The Great Gatsby Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

A musical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s legendary novel The Great Gatsby is coming to Broadway. The Great Gatsby, A New Musical will feature lyrics by Grammy-nominated singer Florenc…

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Florence Welch, Martyna Majok, Thomas Bartlett Writing The Great Gatsby Musical by Andrew Gans

Rebecca Frecknall will direct the Broadway-aimed production.

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Florence Welch to write score for musical adaptation of ‘The Great Gatsby’ by Caitlin Huston

Florence Welch, lead singer of Florence and the Machine, has been tapped to write the score for a new musical stage adaptation of “The Great Gatsby.”  The new musical will feature a boo…

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Ryan Murphy's Halston, Starring Ewan McGregor, Krysta Rodriguez & More, Sets Netflix Release Date by Caitlin Moynihan

Halston, the Ryan Murphy-produced series that stars Ewan McGregor as the famed fashion designer, will arrive on Netflix on May 14. As previously announced, Broadway's Krysta Rodriguez plays…

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Disney to Turn Broadway's The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee into Movie Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Disney is making a movie musical adaptation of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, according to The Hollywood Reporter,  Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich, who produced the blockbuster-h…

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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Celebrating the Legacy of Rebecca Luker on the Stage by Hannah Vine

The late Tony-nominated actor was born April 17, 1961.

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

LIVE VIEWING PARTY: Undiscovered Sonnets and Up Close and Musical ft. Dan Chameroy by Stratford Festival

Welcome to the Stratford Festival’s Live Viewing Party! Tonight we bring you the thrilling conclusions of two exclusive series we’ve created for you on [email protected] - our spontaneous-t…

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Undiscovered Sonnets: Leanna and Jovanni [EPISODE 12 TRAILER] by Stratford Festival

Every love story deserves a sonnet! In this spontaneous series, everyday couples share their true-life love stories with Rebecca Northan, while members of the Undiscovered Shakespeare ensemb…

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Check Out These New Re-Imagined Broadway Marquees With The Ensemblist by Marc J. Franklin

Photographer Rebecca J. Michelson and graphic designer Tiffany Holt continue their series giving theatre classics a contemporary twist.

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Theatre Review: ‘The Fifth Date’ presented by Best Medicine Rep by Mary Ann Johnson

“The Fifth Date” has some very funny moments, particularly between the alter egos. It has been two years in the making  and was introduced at the Kennedy Center’s Page to Stage Festi…

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

#SallyWilfert Interview Excerpt, Celebrating #Broadway star #RebeccaLuker by Call Me Adam

Sally Wilfert & Rebecca Luker were best friends. In celebration of what would have been Rebecca Luker's 60th Birthday (4/17), Sally & I pay tribute to their amazing friendship, their final…

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This Week in Broadway History: April 13 - 19 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: April 13 - 19 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  April 13, 2000: Queenie was a blonde and her age stood still. Well for 68 performances, anyway. The Michael John LaCh…

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Season 2: Episode 15: Sally Wilfert: A Tribute to Rebecca Luker: Celebrating My Best Friend by Elizabeth Wheless

Sally Wilfert & Rebecca Luker were best friends. In celebration of what would have been Rebecca Luker's 60th Birthday (4/17), Sally & I pay tribute to their amazing friendship, their…

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