The Human Race Theatre Presents Broadway's Rebecca Luker: One Night Only

The Human Race Theatre Presents Broadway's Rebecca Luker: One Night OnlyThe Human Race Theatre Company is proud to present Broadway leading lady and three-time Tony Award nominee, Rebecca Luker, in a special concert appearance as she performs many of The Great White Way's greatest songs written by Golden Age legends Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Jule Styne, Stephen Sondheim and more, along with newer tunes from some of today's hottest theatre composers. Ms. Luker will be accompanied on the piano by her music director, longtime Human Race collaborator Joseph Thalken. (Was, Harold and Maude)

"We are thrilled to continue our tradition of bringing the 'Best of Broadway' to Dayton," said Human Race Artistic Director Kevin Moore. "Rebecca Luker has thrilled me numerous times on the Broadway stage, and what an honor to have her perform for our Loft audiences. This concert/fundraiser helps to support a variety of special projects at The Human Race, making education and community engagement possible. Plus, we are able to collaborate with Joe Deer at Wright State University in providing a master class with Ms. Luker and Mr. Thalken for the musical theatre students."

ABOUT Rebecca Luker
Three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker was last seen on Broadway as "Helen Bechdel" in Fun Home. Before that, she played the Fairy Godmother in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. Other Broadway shows: Mary Poppins, Nine, The Music Man, The Sound of Music, Showboat, The Secret Garden, and The Phantom of the Opera. Off-Broadway: Indian Blood (Primary Stages), Can't Let Go (Keen Company) and The Vagina Monologues. Regional theatre: Passion (Clara) at the Kennedy Center, Time and Again(Old Globe) and She Loves Me (Reprise! series is Los Angeles). Concerts: The Boys from Syracuse and Where's Charley? at Encores! Symphonies appearances include the Royal Stockholm and London Symphonies, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. She has appeared at Carnegie Hall, the Library of Congress and the White House. Ms. Luker has appeared multiple times with the American Songbook Series in the Allen Room, as well as the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater for the Barbara Cook Spotlight Series. Film: Not Fade Away (dir., David Chase) and The Rewrite (dir., Marc Lawrence). Television includes Elementary, Boardwalk Empire, The Good Wife, Law & Order: SVU, CBS TV Movie Cupid and Cate. Recordings include: I Got Love (Songs of Jerome Kern), Greenwich Time, Leaving Home, Anything Goes: Rebecca Luker Sings Cole Porter. Rebecca resides in New York City with her husband, actor Danny Burstein.

Broadway's Rebecca Luker: One Night Only is made possible through the generous support from Jackie Lockwood, a Friend of The Human Race, and the Berry Family Foundation. Residency Partner is the Musical Theatre Initiative at Wright State University.

Performance and special event information
Tickets for the performance of Broadway's Rebecca Luker: One Night Only are $65 and $140 for "VIP" level seat. "VIP" level tickets include a pre-show event with heavy hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer, reserved premium seating and a post-show reception with Ms. Luker. The price includes a $35 tax deductible gift to The Human Race. The performance is at the Metropolitan Art Center's Loft Theatre, located at 126 North Main Street in downtown Dayton, Ohio. Show time is 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 24.

Tickets and performance information on Broadway's Rebecca Luker: One Night Only are available at www.humanracetheatre.org or by calling Ticket Center Stage at

(937) 228-3630, and at the Schuster Center box office.



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