Friday, January 22, 2021

“The Book of Magdalene” at Main Street Theater: Interview with Playwright Caridad Svich by Trevor Boffone

When Rebecca Greene Udden graduated from Rice University, she decided to make Houston her permanent home and sow the seeds for a woman-centered theatre movement in Texas’ largest city. In …

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Tiler Peck Remembers Rebecca Luker in This Week's Flashback Friday

Peck provides new context for a rehearsal room performance from Little Dancer that we filmed in 2014.

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

#460 – Hamilton (feat. Antuan Raimone, Alexia Sky, Kim Taylor Cox, Rebecca Covington Webber) by Bpn Admin Cs

Over the years, The Ensemblist has had the sublime opportunity to speak with four performers from a variety of Hamilton companies, each with their own unique memories and takeaways from the …

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

New album releases by Broadway’s Nicolas King, Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert by Deb Miller

Theater-goers and music-lovers who are missing the voices of their favorite Broadway stars can enjoy two new album releases from PS Classics (founded in 2000, and recipient of nine Grammy Aw…

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See Moulin Rouge!'s Karen Olivo, Mrs. Doubtfire's Rob McClure & More on Broadway Profiles by

Before it airs nationwide, we're offering a look at the latest episode of Broadway Profiles. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by, this installment will …

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

#29 – The Ghost Story Movie by Bpn Admin Cs

In which we try to write an accurate episode description, with fewer non-sequiturs, in an attempt to make this podcast even halfway marketable (this episode is about ghosts and ghost movies …

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Monday, January 18, 2021

#251 REBECCA LUKER by Bpn Admin Cs

A rebroadcast of our 2017 interview with Ms. Luker

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Relatively — a podcast that unpicks sibling relationships

Broadcaster and reformed bully Dan Snow and his sister Rebecca are among the guests in this fascinating series

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Friday, January 15, 2021

Kurt Weill Foundation Announces Annual Rebecca Luker Award by American Theatre Editors

The award will be given to a finalist in the Lotte Lenya Competition.

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

At This Theater: Favorite Show at the Gershwin Theatre by JK

Starting a new series about my favorite show at each Broadway theater with the theater where I saw my very first Broadway show seemed like a no-brainer. It has, instead, proven much more dif…

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

In the News: Aleshea Harris Awarded Hermitage Greenfield Prize, New Honor Named in Memory of Rebecca Luker, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Watch the trailer for the new 9 to 5: The Story of a Movement documentary, premiering on PBS in February.

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Kurt Weill Foundation Establishes Award Named for Rebecca Luker

The award will be part of the Foundation's annual Lotte Lenya Competition.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Odds & Ends: Rebecca Luker Award Established & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music Announces Annual Rebecca Luker Award The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music's Board of Tru…

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Kurt Weill Foundation and Lotte Lenya Competition Establish the 'Rebecca Luker Award'

Kim Kowalke, president of the Kurt Weill Foundation and founder of the Lotte Lenya Competition, has announced that the Board of Trustees voted unanimously to establish an annual 'Rebecca Luk…

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Friday, January 8, 2021

Today on Broadway: Friday, January 8, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

You Can’t Sit with ‘Mean Girls,’ Danny Pens Lovely Tribute to Rebecca, ‘Spamalot’ Film Lands Studio “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the t…

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Danny Burstein Pens Personal Essay Honoring Wife Rebecca Luker - ' You Just Knew She was a Special Human Being'

Danny Burstein has penned a personal essay reflecting on his 20-plus year marriage with Broadway veteran Rebecca Luker, who passed away this December after being diagnosed with ALS. 

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Earth Angel: 2 Colleagues Remember Rebecca Luker by American Theatre Editors

A close friend and a fellow performer remember her disarming presence, humor, and determination.

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Friday, January 1, 2021

‘Broadway Remembers’: In Memoriam Video Honors Rebecca Luker, Hal Prince, Nick Cordero, Diahann Carroll And Others Lost This Year by Greg Evans

With no Tony Awards this year to honor those Broadway stars and workers who have passed away, a new In Memoriam video directed by actor Raúl Esparza is picking up the mantle. The eight-minu…

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Thursday, December 31, 2020

Replay: Tell Me More | Episode 17: Rebecca Luker on Premiere’s Inner Voices 2018 by Matt Tamanini

As we reflect upon the passing of Rebecca Luker, we are replaying a conversation that we had with her on BroadwayRadio in 2018. On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Tell Me More,” Matt …

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Remembering Broadway Star Rebecca Luker by Terry Gross

Luker, who died of ALS Dec. 23, received Tony nominations for her performances in Showboat, The Music Man and Mary Poppins. She spoke to Fresh Air in 1999, 2000, 2013 and 2020.

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New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of December 28 - Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert's 'All The Girls', and More!

This week's list includes a new album featuring Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert called 'All The Girls.' Also now available this week is the CD debut of The Desert Song 1967 London studio ca…

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Stageworthy - Best of Stage 2020

We know. It's been a year. And a devastating year for live performing arts. None which need reminding.  Still, there were some shining moments before the world shut down. I managed to see 3…

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BroadwayRadio Special: Tuesday, December 29, 2020 – Replay: This Week on Broadway for October 20, 2013: Rebecca Luker by James Marino

As we reflect upon the passing of Rebecca Luker, we are replaying a conversation that we had with her on BroadwayRadio in 2013 Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk with …

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Monday, December 28, 2020


In this sneak peek from the show, Sierra Boggess performs 'Come to My Garden' from The Secret Garden in memory of Rebecca Luker.

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Why Joan Rivers Gave Charles Busch $5 Thousand Under the Table...and Why the Callaway Sisters Still Wear Matching Nightgowns by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth also remembers the talents of the late Rebecca Luker.

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Sunday, December 27, 2020

This Week on Broadway for December 27, 2020: Aaron Lazar by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Aaron Lazar. After our visit with Aaron, we remember the great talent of Rebecca Luker. This Week on Broadway has been coming …

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Remembering Rebecca Luker by JK

Rebecca Luker was one of those Broadway performers I've always admired. When her name was in the Playbill I could always relax, knowing that her skill would guarantee an excellent evening …

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Saturday, December 26, 2020

BROADWAY COLLECTORS: Lights of Broadway Cards and Playbill Packages by JK

No doubt you've seen our Playbill and Lights of Broadway cards pages. (See the icons to your right or the tabs above, if you haven't checked them out!) There you'll find an inventory of coll…

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