It is with great sadness that I write that three time Tony Nominee Rebecca Luker died of ALS today. She was an enchanting singer, actress who won three Tony nominations in revivals of Show Boat, The Music Man and Mary Poppins. Her soprano voice was joyous to hear.
She is survived by her Broadway 7-time Tony nominee husband Danny Burstein who had been starring on Broadway in Moulin Rouge!
Rebecca also appeared in The Secret Garden The Sound of Music, Nine and Fun Home.
She will be missed by so many!!
Just today, Theater Pizzazz posted this:
By Marilyn Lester: All the Girls with star Broadway vocalists Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert is available from PS Classics on Friday, December 25 in digital and streaming formats and a. a CD on Friday, January 15, 2021. Adapted from the stage show of the same name, and building on their “real life” friendship, the pair have recorded a celebration of womanhood in all its complexities and expressions. The 15 tracks on the album include works by Stephen Sondheim, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Fred Ebb & John Kander, plus a medley from musicals featuring female duets.