Luker Will Sing Work of Heisler, Goldrich, Blumenkrantz and More at the Kennedy Center

News   Luker Will Sing Work of Heisler, Goldrich, Blumenkrantz and More at the Kennedy Center Three-time Tony nominee Rebecca Luker, currently on Broadway in Mary Poppins, will offer Songs for the Theater: The Next Generation Nov. 8 at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Rebecca Luker
Rebecca Luker Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Part of Barbara Cook's Spotlight series, the 7:30 PM concert will be held in the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater. Joseph Thalken will accompany Luker on piano.

Luker will perform songs penned by a host of up-n-coming composers. Her set list follows:

"Ohio: 1904," Music by Paul Loesel and Lyrics by Scott Burkell
"Greenwich Time," Music by Sam Davis and Lyrics by Randy Buck
"Birthday Horoscope," Music and Lyrics by Tom Herman
"Billions of Beautiful Boys," Music by Joseph Thalken and Lyrics by Marshall Barer
"Convalescent," Poem by Dorothy Parker and Music by Joseph Thalken
"Lovely Lies," Music by Jeff Blumenkrantz and Lyrics by Beth Blatt
"The Last Song," Music by Zina Goldrich and Lyrics by Marcy Heisler
"Out of Love," Music by Zina Goldrich and Lyrics by Marcy Heisler
"An Admission," Music by Joseph Thalken and Lyrics by Mark Campbell
"Have Had," Music by Stephen Hoffman and Lyrics by Mark Campbell
"What the Living Do," Poem by Marie Howe and Music by Ricky Ian Gordon
"I Think To Live May Be A Bliss," Poem by Emily Dickinson and Music by Steve Marzullo
"Love Is Not All," Poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay and Music by Jeff Blumenkrantz
"He Never Did That Before," Music by Debra Barsha and Lyrics by Mark Campbell
"Remember," Poem by Christina Rosetti and Music by Steve Marzullo

Barbara Cook's Spotlight series will continue Dec. 6 with Tony winner Victoria Clark, Jan. 9, 2009, with Liz Callaway and Feb. 14 with Jason Danieley and Marin Mazzie.

Rebecca Luker earned Tony nominations for her performances in Mary Poppins, Show Boat and The Music Man. She has also been seen on Broadway in Nine, The Sound of Music, The Secret Garden and The Phantom of the Opera. Luker also appeared with Michael Cerveris and Judy Kuhn in the Kennedy Center production of Stephen Sondheim's Passion. For tickets, priced $45, call (202) 467-4600 or visit www.kennedy-center.org.