Wednesday Webinars at Wharton: Doug LaBrecque

Wharton Arts welcomes world-renowned Broadway stars and music industry veteran Doug LaBrecque to its line-up of Performing Arts School faculty to participate in “Wednesday Webinars at Wharton”, a series of weekly one-hour online virtual workshops exploring what it means to have a career in the professional musical theatre world, including the sharing of personal experiences, behind-the-scene stories, tips, training, and more.

Proceeds from the series will benefit the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts Scholarship Fund. Each weekly webinar will be hosted on Zoom on Wednesday afternoons from 4-5PM EST. Tickets are $20 ($10 for Wharton Arts students). For more information, call (908) 790-0700 or email info@whartonarts.org.

ABOUT DOUG LABRECQUE

Doug LaBrecque thrilled theatre audiences as The Phantom and Raoul in the Harold Prince production of The Phantom of the Opera. In addition, LaBrecque has starred on Broadway as Ravenal in the Hal Prince revival of Showboat, a role he also performed in Canada and Chicago. He was featured in Oscar Hammerstein’s 100th Birthday Celebration on Broadway at The Gershwin Theatre, and toured nationally with Les Miserables. Regionally, LaBrecque has performed leading roles in Candide, A Chorus Line, and Man of LaMancha among many others. A graduate of University of Michigan he was also featured in the world premiere of A Wonderful Life, written by Sheldon Harnick and Joe Raposo, and starred in the premiere revival of Kurt Weill and Alan Jay Lerner’s Love Life.

One of the most prolific concert performers of his generation, LaBrecque has been a soloist with some of the world’s finest symphony orchestras including The National Symphony, The Israel Philharmonic (Tel Aviv), The Chicago Symphony, The Cleveland Orchestra, The Atlanta Symphony, and The San Francisco Symphony, among many others. In the last few years, LaBrecque’s U.S. appearances have included Minnesota Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Houston Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, Dallas Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, The Utah Symphony and with Marvin Hamlisch both at the Ravinia Festival with The Chicago Symphony and with The Pittsburgh Symphony. International engagements have included The Korean National Symphony in Seoul, Korea, The Shanghai Radio Orchestra in China, The Hong Kong Philharmonic, The Vancouver and Calgary Symphonies in Canada, The Brazilian Symphony Orchestra in Rio De Janeiro, The Jerusalem Symphony, and numerous return engagements with the Israel Philharmonic. LaBrecque recently appeared in Alba, Italy as the guest soloist in an all-Bernstein concert and returned to the International Music Festival in The Czech Republic.

Contact Information
  1. Brenda Kohn
  2. 908-790-0700
  3. brenda.kohn@whartonarts.org
Wed, August 19
4:00 pm — 5:00 pm
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Wharton Arts welcomes world-renowned Broadway stars and music industry veteran Doug LaBrecque to its line-up of Performing Arts School faculty to participate in “Wednesday Webinars at Wharton”, a series of weekly one-hour online virtual workshops exploring what it means to have a career in the professional musical theatre world, including the sharing of personal experiences, ...

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