Rebecca Luker Biography (1961-)

Born 1961 in Birmingham, AL; father, a construction worker; mother, a high school treasurer; married Greg Jbara (an actor and singer; divorced); married Danny Burstein (an actor and singer), June, 2000. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, Inc., 1325 Avenue of the Americas, 15th Floor, New York,NY 10019-6026.

Actress, singer
Birth Details
Birmingham, Alabama

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Member of ensemble, The Phantom of the Opera (musical), Majestic Theatre, New York City, 1989 then Christine, 1991
  • Lily, The Secret Garden (musical), St. James Theatre, New York City, 1991-1993
  • Magnolia, Show Boat (musical), North York Performing Arts Centre,Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1993 then Gershwin Theatre, New York City, 1994-1997
  • Something Wonderful (revue), Gershwin Theatre, 1995
  • Julia, Time and Again, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, California, 1996
  • Brigadoon (musical), New York City Opera, New York State Theatre,New York City, 1996
  • Mary, Harmony (musical), Mandel Weiss Theatre, La Jolla, CA, 1997
  • Adriana, The Boys from Syracuse, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1997
  • Maria Rainer, The Sound of Music (musical), Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1998-1999
  • My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies, Theatre at Carnegie Hall, New York City, 1999
  • Marian Paroo, The Music Man (musical), Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, 2000-?
  • Viva Broadway! (free outdoor concert), New York City, 2000
  • My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs, City Center Theatre, 2000
  • Appeared in The Art of the Lyricist: Ira Gershwin, Gay Divorce, and No, No Nanette, all concert performances, Theatre at CarnegieHall; also appeared in X (The Life and Times of Malcolm X).
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Some Enchanted Evening: Celebrating Oscar Hammerstein II, PBS, 1995
  • The Rodgers & Hart Story: Thou Swell, Thou Witty, PBS, 1999
  • My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies, PBS, 1999
  • My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs, PBS, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Matlock, NBC, 1988
  • Also appeared on the David Letterman Show.
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Annette, "Cupid & Cate" (movie), Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 2000
  • Appeared in An Evening with the Pops: Broadway Originals.
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) Member of chorus, Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (animated), Walt Disney Home Video, 1997
  • Radio Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Fresh Air with Terry Gross, National Public Radio, 1999
  • Albums
  • Annie Get Your Gun, 1990
  • Brigadoon, 1991
  • The Secret Garden: The Original Broadway Cast Album, 1991
  • Show Boat (cast recording), EMI, 1995
  • Anything Goes: Rebecca Luker Sings Cole Porter, 1996
  • Sound of Music: The New Broadway Cast Recording, 1998
  • A Special Place: Songs from the Heart, 1998
  • Wonderful Town: First Complete Recording, 1998
  • Rodgers and Hart: The Boys from Syracuse, RCA, 1998
  • Simple Gifts: Carols from the Abbey, BC/EFA, 1998
  • Bernstein Dances, Deutsche Grammophon, 1998
  • Aria 2: New Horizon, Astor Place, 1999
  • A Little Bit in Love, JAY Records, 1999
  • The Music Man (cast album), Q Records, 2000
  • Also recorded Aria; Broadway Showstoppers; Jerome Kern Treasury; Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, JAY Records; Strike Up the Band; and Unsung Sondheim.

Further Reference


    • Rebecca Luker Web Site, http://www.

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