Rebecca Luker to Pay Tribute to Women Songwriters in Feinstein's Gig

News   Rebecca Luker to Pay Tribute to Women Songwriters in Feinstein's Gig During her upcoming solo cabaret debut at Feinstein's at the Regency, theatre favorite Rebecca Luker will pay tribute to host of women songwriters, both past and present.
Rebecca Luker
Rebecca Luker Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Luker, who will play the posh club Dec. 12-15, will perform songs by Betty Comden, Dorothy Fields, Carolyn Leigh, Kay Swift and Lucy Simon as well as works by some of today's best young female songwriters. Concertgoers can expect to hear such tunes as "Lucky to Be Me," "The Way You Look Tonight," "Killing Time," "Can't We Be Friends" and "How Could I Know." Show time is 8:30 PM. Luker's evenings will feature musical director Joseph Thalken on piano with Dick Sarpola on bass. Mark Waldrop is the director of the singing actress' new show.

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. Her other Broadway credits include roles in Nine, The Sound of Music, Show Boat, The Secret Garden and The Phantom of the Opera as well as the City Center Encores! mounting of The Boys From Syracuse. Off-Broadway she has been seen in The Vagina Monologues, Can't Let Go and Darling of the Day, and she also appeared with Michael Cerveris and Judy Kuhn in the Kennedy Center production of Stephen Sondheim's Passion. Among Luker's regional credits are No, No, Nanette; She Loves Me; Harmony and Time and Again.

Feinstein's at the Regency is located in Manhattan at 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street. There is a $60 cover and a $40 minimum for all shows. For reservations call (212) 339-4095 or visit www.feinsteinsattheregency.com.