Two-time Tony nominee Rebecca Luker and Pete 'n' Keely's George Dvorsky are teaming up for a series of concerts entitled A Romantic Journey, coming to Connecticut Feb. 22-24. Created by Matthew Inge, the evening of romantic ballads performed by the two musical theatre stars and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, play Feb. 22-23 at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts and Feb. 24 at the Warner Theatre in Torrington, CT. A final concert will take place April 5 at the Hyde Cultural Center in Woodstock.
The Broadway Concert: A Romantic Journey is a compilation of lovestruck Broadway hits shared by the two stars. Luker delivers such numbers as "My White Knight" (The Music Man), "Somebody, Somewhere" (The Most Happy Fella), "I Could Have Danced All Night" (My Fair Lady), "Unexpected Song" (Song and Dance) and "Vanilla Ice Cream" (She Loves Me), while Dvorksy sings "Tonight" (West Side Story), "Love Changes Everything" (Aspects of Love) and "She Was There" (The Scarlet Pimpernel).
Luker has played Christine in The Phantom of the Opera, the ghostly Lily in The Secret Garden, Maria in The Sound of Music, Magnolia in Show Boat (Tony nomination) and, most recently, Marion the librarian in The Music Man (Tony nomination). Dvorsky was one of Broadway's Scarlet Pimpernels, as well as Pete to Sally Mayes' Keely.
Tickets to A Romantic Journey can be ordered by calling (860) 244-2999. The Bushnell is on the web at http://www.bushnell.org.
— By Chrstine Ehren