September 15 - November 21
The Village Theatre, Issaquah and Everett, WA
The Full Monty
July 26 at 7:00pm
Birdland, New York City
Jim Caruso's Broadway at Birdland Series - Debut
Rebecca Spencer in Concert with Philip Fortenberry
Rebecca and Philip offered highlights from their recording collaborations - the 2004 Bistro award-winning
CD, Wide Awake and Dreaming, and current CD, Fair Warning, as well as Philip's new piano solo
release, Broadway My Way! Featuring frolicking comedic and dramatic original compositions from
Kooky Tunes composer and collaborator Keith Thompson.
June 20 at 2:00pm
The Flamingo Library Theatre, Las Vegas, NV
Brown Bag Concert Series
From Broadway to Las Vegas
Rebecca and Philip presented the Las Vegas debut of Waitin'
at the Flamingo Library Theatre, 1401 East Flamingo Road, sponsored by the
Performing Arts Society of Nevada.
Rebecca appeared in the Showtunes Theatre Company's production of FOLLIES
in the role of Solange, singing "Ah, Paris". Showtunes Theatre Company is under the
artistic direction of Martin Charnin. Read the press release here..
May 16 at 8:00pm
The Castle on the Hudson, Tarrytown, NY
Broadway at the Castle Series
Rebecca Spencer in Concert with Philip Fortenberry
Rebecca and Philip debuted a new program at The Castle on the Hudson,
with a special guest appearance by Broadway actor John Treacy Egan (The
Producers, Jekyll & Hyde, The Little Mermaid). The program included
highlights from their signature art song interpretations and original compositions from collaborator and
Kooky Tunes composer, Keith Thompson.
Link to BroadwayWorld.com article here.
March 13 at 8:00pm
Blue Heron Arts Center, Vashon, WA
Panache Jazz Series
Rebecca and Philip debuted Broadway Passages at the Blue Heron Arts Center on
Vashon Island, WA, presented by Vashon Allied Arts as part of the organization's Panache Jazz Series.
Link to Feature article here.
On January 10th Rebecca and Philip showcased their newest concert collaboration, Broadway Passages,
at the APAP Conference in New York City.
Rebecca graced the cover of a new encyclopedia of the cabaret world.
On November 18 Rebecca appeared in a special tribute as part of the Dedication Ceremony for
the Harry M. Dengler Jr. Performing Arts Center in Langhorne, PA. Harry Dengler was Rebecca's
first voice teacher when she was in Middle School.
On October 24 & 25 Rebecca was back in Las Vegas to co-star
in a benefit presentation of God Lives in Glass.
On October 14 Rebecca and Philip showcased at the
29th Annual Arts Northwest Booking Conference in Boise, ID.
On September 24 & 25 Rebecca participated in the Performing Arts Exchange in Norfolk, VA.
In August Rebecca co-starred in the new musical The Cuban and the Redhead as part of Seattle's
Village Theatre's Festival of New Musicals, Village Originals, where Next to Normal was developed.
In July Rebecca returned to Las Vegas to record a demo tape for composer Richard Oberacker's musical Ace.
In June Rebecca debuted her new concert, From Broadway to Las Vegas, at the Castle on the Hudson in
Tarrytown, NY with her Musical Director Philip Fortenberry. Here's the flyer.
In April Rebecca sang as a guest star as part of the Liberace Museum's 30th Anniversary Gala
at the Liberace Museum in Las Vegas.
Read more about the event here.
In March Rebecca appeared in Seattle as one of the Broadway stars for a concert entitled
Broadway Comes to Broadway Bound, benefiting the Broadway Bound Children's Theatre.
Read about the performance here.
In February Rebecca appeared as a special guest star as parrt of Philip Fortenberry's
Liberace and Me presentation at the Liberace Museum in las Vegas.
Read more about the show here.
In January Rebecca performed as a solist for Seattle's Fifth Avenue Theatre's Spotlight Series.
Rebecca continued as Madame Giry, the role she originated in PHANTOM - The Las Vegas Spectacular.
This new production of the smash show, at The Venetian Hotel and Casino, reunited Spencer
with Broadway legend Harold Prince.
The Las Vegas Review Journal named Phantom the Top New Production on the Strip, raving
"There's lots of talent on display at 'Phantom -- The Las Vegas Spectacular,' but
the person I can never stop watching is Rebecca Spencer…The actress gets to show her sensuous side
in a new CD, "Fair Warning,"and it's difficult to believe that this
passionate vocal performance comes from the same body and soul as our Madame Giry."
Rebecca debuted her full length concert program as part of the Performing Arts Society of Nevada's
Brown Bag Concert Series, joined by her Musical Director and pianist Philip Fortenberry,
as well as cellist Moonlight Tran in a program built around her two recordings.
You can read more about it here.
Rebecca was a featured guest soloist in benefit concert performances of God Lives in Glass, composed by Keith Thomspon, along with members of the "Broadway West" community, uniting the casts of Mama Mia, The Producers, Spamalot, and Phantom-The Las Vegas Spectacular.
Rebecca continued to perform regularly as part of the Composers Showcase, each month in
Las Vegas, featuring new works created by performers and artists from the Strip's productions.
Rebecca was one of the stars of Heaven in Your Pocket at the 2008 New York Musical Theatre Festival.
Read more about this production here.