AN EVENING WITH LUCIE ARNAZ

Genre: Classical, Cabaret
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Brooklyn Center for the Performing Artsat Brooklyn College (BCBC) continues its 2012-2013 Seasonwith An Evening with Lucie ArnazonSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 8pm. Tickets are $36 and can be purchased by phone at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm), or online at www.BrooklynCenterOnline.org.

 

Daughter of showbiz royalty Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, Lucie Arnaz performs a concert featuring new arrangements of favorite standards by Gershwin, Ellington, and Porter, as well as Latin tunes made famous by her father and showstoppers from her Broadway career.

 

Lucie Arnaz has had an extremely diversified career spanning over 45 years in show business. She has starred on the New York stage in They’re Playing Our Song (Theatre World, LA Drama Critics and Outer Critic’s Circle Awards), Lost in Yonkers, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Grace and Glorie; in the London premiere of The Witches Of Eastwick; in the Coconut Grove Playhouse premieres of Once Removed and A Picasso; in national tours of Seesaw, Whose Life Is It Anyway?, Social Security and My One And Only (Sarah Siddons Award); and in regional theatre productions of Wonderful Town, Master Class, Cabaret, The Guardsman, Annie Get Your Gun, I Do! I Do!, Educating Rita, Vanities, and Mack And Mabel, to name just a few.

 

She has appeared on television in The Lucie Arnaz Show, Sons And Daughters, The Black Dahlia, The Mating Season, Who Gets The Friends?, Washington Mistress, Death Scream and six seasons of Here’s Lucy; on the big screen with Neil Diamond and Sir Laurence Oliver in The Jazz Singer (Golden Globe Nomination), Down To You, Second Thoughts, Billy Jack Goes To Washington, The Pack, Wild Seven and has lent her voice to the new animated fantasy about the NY Yankees, Henry And Me.

 

Lucie has performed the opening number on the Academy Awards (1981) and at The White House several times. She was Executive Producer of the I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary Special (Emmy nomination), and Lucy & Desi: A Home Movie (Emmy winner 1993). She recorded her first album for Concord Jazz, "Just In Time," and her newest CD, "Latin Roots," is a celebration of just what the title says. Lucie has been traveling the country and the world with her various concerts for over 20 years.  With her brother, Desi, she manages Desilu, too, LLC. With her husband, actor Laurence Luckinbill, she manages five grown children. Lucie invites you to visit her online at luciearnaz.com.

 

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts

Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College

2/5 trains to Brooklyn College/Flatbush Avenue

 

Online orders: BrooklynCenterOnline.org

Box Office: (718) 951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm)

Groups of 15 or more: (718) 951-4600, ext. 3331

 

About Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts

Founded in 1954, the mission of Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts is to present outstanding performing arts and arts education programs, reflective of Brooklyn’s diverse communities, at affordable prices.  Brooklyn Center’s presentations explore both the classical traditions and the boldest contemporary performances, embracing the world culture that defines Brooklyn. Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts welcomes over 65,000 people to the 2,400-seat Walt Whitman Theatre each season, and boasts one of the largest arts education programs in the borough, serving 46,000 schoolchildren from over 300 schools annually with its SchoolTime series. 

 

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College’s presentation of An Evening with Lucie Arnaz is made possible, in part, by Con Edison.

 

Brooklyn Centerfor the Performing Arts’ programs are supported, in part, by public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.  Major support for the 2012-2013 season is provided by: Brooklyn College; Target; Con Edison; Macy’s Foundation; Mertz Gilmore Foundation; TD Charitable Foundation; National Grid; the Herman Goldman Foundation; The Harkness Foundation for Dance; and Kings Plaza Shopping Center.  Additional support provided by CNG Publications and The Brooklyn Eagle.  The Sheraton Brooklyn New York Hotel is the official hotel of Brooklyn Center’s 2012-2013 season.  Backstage catering is graciously provided by Applebee’s and Crystal Manor.

 

Brooklyn Centerfor the Performing Arts gratefully acknowledges generous support from New York State Assemblywoman Helene E. Weinstein; New York City Councilman Albert Vann and the Department of Youth & Community Development; New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn; and Commissioner of Cultural Affairs Kate Levin.

Open:   05/18/13
Close:   05/18/13

Schedule:
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 8pm
Theater:   Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
Address:   Whitman Theater, 2900 Campus Road
Brooklyn, Ne 11210
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Cost:$36
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at 718-951-4500