June 17: AT HOME WITH REBECCA LUKER Virtual Concert Will Feature Conversation with Journalist Katie Couric

Three-time Tony nominee Rebecca Luker will present a special streaming concert event titled At Home With Rebecca Luker, Wednesday, June 17 at 8 PM ET via Zoom. The evening of song will be hosted by Tony Award-winner Santino Fontana. Journalist Katie Couric will also be on hand for a conversation with Luker, who revealed her ALS diagnosis in February.

All proceeds from the evening will benefit Prosetin, a promising new drug treatment for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Prosetin is the first-ever ALS drug candidate developed–from start to finish–using cells from actual ALS patients. It is proven to get into the brain and reach motor neurons, the cells targeted for destruction in ALS. To learn more, visit prosetin2020.org.

To donate and register visit Fundraise.ProjectALS.org/Luker. There is a suggested minimum donation of $25.

Rebecca Luker made her Broadway Broadway debut was in The Phantom of the Opera in the role of Christine. other Broadway roles include Lily in The Secret Garden (1991-93), Magnolia in Show Boat (1994-97), Maria in The Sound of Music (1998-99), Marian in The Music Man (2000-01), Claudia in Nine (2003), Mrs. Banks in Mary Poppins (2006-2010), Crazy Marie/the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella (2013-2014), and Fun Home (2016). She was nominated for Tony Awards in 1995 for Show Boat, in 2000 for The Music Man, and in 2007 for Mary Poppins.

This event is sponsored by Playbill and The Actor’s Fund.

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Lia Chang. Photo by Garth Kravits

Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers,  musicians and corporations. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman. She stars in and served as Executive Producer for the short independent films Hide and Seek, Balancing Act, Rom-Com Gone Wrong, Belongingness and When the World was Young. She is also the Executive Producer for The Cactus, The Language Lesson, The Writer and Cream and 2 Shugahs.

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