Don Rebic and Christine Reisner-Rebic to Premiere LOOK WHO'S IN LOVE at Beechman, 2/19
Don Rebic is a New York City-based musical director, conductor, composer, and pianist whose distinguished, four-decade career has spanned the worlds of Broadway, jazz, cabaret, and classical music. Don's Broadway credits include Dancin' and Sweet Charity, directed by Bob Fosse; Teaneck Tanzi starring Deborah Harry and Andy Kaufman; and Anything Goes starring Patti LuPone. He has conducted for the national companies of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Kiss of the Spider Woman, starring Chita Rivera. As an in-demand accompanist and musical director, Don has worked with such luminaries as Peggy Lee, Kiri Te Kanawa, Barbara Cook, Laura Theodore, Betty Buckley, Dixie Carter, Morgana King, Lainie Kazan, Mary Cleere Haran, Margaret Whiting, Regis Philbin, Tovah Feldshuh, Christine Andreas, Christine Ebersole, Victoria Clark, Julius la Rosa, Ricky Martin, and José Carreras. He conducted the Pittsburgh and Dallas Symphony Orchestras and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra as Leslie Uggams' musical director for 24 years and has served as musical director for cabaret icon Karen Akers for 23 years. With his Don Rebic Trio (featuring David Finck on bass and Michael Berkowitz on drums), Don released the 10-song jazz CD "Together." According to Stephen Holden, jazz and cabaret writer for The New York Times, "Whether paying tribute to Ramsey Lewis, quoting Duke Ellington, slipping into Broadway or classical modes, or taking a jaunt to Brazil, Don Rebic and his trio display the balance and clarity of a deeply musical ensemble. And his original compositions sparkle with a frisky melodic charm." Don's music has appeared in HBO documentaries and the feature film Night Catches Us starring Kerry Washington. For more info about Don, please visit www.donrebic.com.