Luker and Reichard to Be Part of Political Follies

News   Luker and Reichard to Be Part of Political Follies Rebecca Luker and Daniel Reichard will take part in Political Follies, a concert that pokes fun at our political process.
Rebecca Luker and Daniel Reichard
Rebecca Luker and Daniel Reichard

The Oct. 18 evening at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia will offer satirical songs about politics in the U.S. Concertgoers can expect to hear tunes composed by Sam Davis, Steve Marzullo, Joshua Rosenblum, and Georgia Stitt. Show time is 8 PM. The evening is part of the New Composers Collective, which is dedicated to presenting the songs of up-and-coming composers from various areas of the performing arts. The composers whose works will be featured during the upcoming concert — Sam Davis, Steve Marzullo, Joshua Rosenblum and Georgia Stitt — all come from highly diverse musical backgrounds, lending many song styles to the evening.

Rebecca Luker starred opposite Craig Bierko in the acclaimed revival of The Music Man, garnering Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for her role as Marian. Luker also appeared with Michael Cerveris and Judy Kuhn in the Kennedy Center production of Stephen Sondheim's Passion, and her other theatrical credits include roles in Nine, The Sound of Music, Show Boat, The Secret Garden and The Phantom of the Opera.

Daniel Reichard, a graduate of the University of Michigan, made his New York debut in Forbidden Broadway and played Keith Haring in the new musical Radiant Baby. He also recently starred in the Off-Broadway musical The Thing About Men.

Tickets are priced $15 (student), $22 (members and seniors) and $25. For more information call (212) 864-5400, or visit www.symphonyspace.org. Symphony Space is at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.