Biography

 

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Rebecca’s On Camera credits include NURSE JACKIE (Co-Star); ESPN w/David Ortiz (Co-Star); and AS THE WORLD TURNS (Co-Star; COUPLES (Guest Star, Vesuviano Pictures); and ARTHUR with Dudley Moore (Featured).

Rebecca began her professional career as 21-year-old ‘mom’ Mrs. Eggleston to Harvey Korman in LITTLE ME.  She continued this ‘motherly’ tradition playing Golde in over a dozen productions of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, including national tours with Theodore Bikel and Harvey Fierstein; and performed Yente in the Topol tour.  She understudied the role of Mae in the Broadway revival of PAJAMA GAME starring Hal Linden and Cab Calloway; toured in LORELEI with Carol Channing; BYE, BYE BIRDIE with Bobby Rydell; CAMELOT with Richard Harris and a memorable day as Guenevere opposite Rock Hudson.

When in college she saw a touring company of 1776 and years later was privileged to play Abigail to Don Perkin’s Adams in 1776 (with the endearing Sam Kressin as Franklin), both of whom were in that long-ago production. Her dream of working in a rock musical came true in  the rock musical ATOM AND EVE directed by Tom O’Horgan.  And her love of country and blues came to fruition as a fading stripper ‘Doily La Flame’ in Cherie Bennett’s HONKY TONK ANGELS, music Garth Brooks; and Della in Hippodrome Theatre’s BLUE PLATE SPECIAL.

Some very favorite roles include the title role in DRIVING MISS DAISY at Ivoryton Playhouse and Music Theatre of  CT; the role I fell in love with at the tender age of 21, Freulein Schneider in CABARET (had to wait a few years for this!) at North Carolina Theatre and at Trump Plaza; A WONDERFUL LIFE (Millie Bailey) and OKLAHOMA! (Aunt Eller) at Westchester Broadway Theatre; Roundtable’s THE HEIRESS (Mrs. Almond); VIEUX CARRE (Mrs. Wire), NativeAliens Theatre Collective; ‘NIGHT, MOTHER (Thelma), Dominic Cuskern Producer; and  though she is now a cherished memory only, an award-winning performance as Aldonza in Forestburgh’s MAN OF LA MANCHA.