Gravitte and Luker will join baritone Doug LaBrecque for a Bravo Broadway! concert in Ohio under the direction of Robert Porco. The evening will include tunes from Mamma Mia!, Chicago, The Music Man, Beauty and the Beast as well as a medley of the works of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. Rebecca Luker — who will star Off-Broadway in Keith Reddin’s Can’t Let Go, May 30-June 22 at the Connelly Theatre — was most recently on Broadway in the acclaimed revival of Meredith Willson's The Music Man, garnering Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for her role as Marian. Last summer she starred opposite Michael Cerveris as Clara in the Kennedy Center production of Stephen Sondheim's Passion, and her other theatrical credits include roles in The Sound of Music, Show Boat (Tony nomination), The Secret Garden and The Phantom of the Opera. She also recently co-starred in the Reprise! Mounting of She Loves Me.
Debbie Gravitte received a Tony Award for her performance in Jerome Robbins’ Broadway. Her other Main Stem credits include They’re Playing Our Song, Perfectly Frank, Blues in the Night, Zorba, Les Misérables and Ain’t Broadway Grand. Gravitte’s solo recordings include “The MGM Album” and “The Alan Menken Album.”
The July 12 concert will be held at the Cleveland Orchestra’s Severance Hall, located in Cleveland, OH, at 11001 Euclid Avenue. Individual tickets go on sale May 21 by calling (216) 231-1111 or (800) 686-1141. For more information, visit www.clevelandorch.com.