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Desi Arnaz News

Date of Birth: March 02, 1917
Date of Death: December 02, 1986 (69)
Birth Place: Santiago, CUBA
Gender: Male
HAVANA BC Recreates in Song and Dance the Romance of Cuban Night Life Before CastroHAVANA BC Recreates in Song and Dance the Romance of Cuban Night Life Before Castro
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Havana, Cuba before Fidel Castro: it was a tropical paradise for the well-heeled. A place where movie stars, jet-setters and celebrities went to take the sun and catch the incredible music scene. Think Desi Arnaz, Perez Prado, Miguelito Valdez, Tito Puente and Celia Cruz, and classic numbers like Babalu, The Peanut Vendor, Cuban Pete and The Cuban Love Song, among others. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lucie Arnaz Brings Latin Roots to Live at LynnPhoto Coverage: Lucie Arnaz Brings Latin Roots to Live at Lynn
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 5, 2017

Lucie and Desi both brought the Boca Raton audience to it's feet last night as Lucie Arnaz brought the music and story of her parents, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz to the stage of producer Jan McCart's Live at Lynn series at Lynn University.   (more...)

Lucie Arnaz and Musical Director Ron Abel Take the Stage at Broadway Theatre of PitmanLucie Arnaz and Musical Director Ron Abel Take the Stage at Broadway Theatre of Pitman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

A fiery, explosive, heartfelt musical tribute to the rhythm of her roots and a love note to her father, Desi Arnaz. The show is an eclectic Latin American mix in English and Spanish, featuring songs by Irving Berlin and the Gershwins, among others, alongside tunes by Augustine Lara, Rafael Hernandez and Margarita Lecuona. (more...)

Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series to present Three Fantastic Shows in February and MarchLibby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series to present Three Fantastic Shows in February and March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series will present three fantastic shows in February and March. (more...)

Libby Dodson's LIVE AT LYNN THEATRE Series to Present Three Shows in February and MarchLibby Dodson's LIVE AT LYNN THEATRE Series to Present Three Shows in February and March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series will present three fantastic shows in February and March. (more...)

THE MOST HAPPY FELLA Opens at Broward Stage Door TheatreTHE MOST HAPPY FELLA Opens at Broward Stage Door Theatre
by Carol Kassie - Dec 27, 2016

Stage Door Theatre will follow their recent hit production of Sweet Charity with Frank Loesser's award-winning musical The Most Happy Fella.  The production will open on December 30th, and run through February 5th in the theatre's larger auditorium.  (more...)

Laugh in the Holidays with the I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIALLaugh in the Holidays with the I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Celebrate the holidays with the I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, a new one-hour special featuring two back-to-back colorized classic episodes of the series, to be rebroadcast Sunday, Dec. 25 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

CBS to Present I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, 12/2CBS to Present I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, 12/2
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Celebrate the holidays with the I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, a new one-hour special featuring two back-to-back colorized classic episodes of the series, to be broadcast Friday, Dec. 2 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

'Lucie Arnaz - Latin Roots' at Miramar Cultural Center'Lucie Arnaz - Latin Roots' at Miramar Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The Miramar Cultural Center is proud to present Lucie Arnaz ~ Latin Roots for one night only, Saturday, November 19th at 8pm. (more...)

Andy Garcia, Gina Rodriguez & More Celebrate Hispanic Achievements in TV at Paley Center's LA TributeAndy Garcia, Gina Rodriguez & More Celebrate Hispanic Achievements in TV at Paley Center's LA Tribute
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Paley Center for Media is proud to announce its Hollywood Tribute to Hispanic Achievements in Television, presented by Verizon. The celebration will take place on Monday, October 24, at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch PartyThe Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception today, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch PartyThe Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO! Opens TonightBerkshire Theatre Group's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO! Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

BTG's exciting revival is the first ever full-scale New York City and Off-Broadway revival of the hit musical. Previews of Fiorello! will began Sunday, September 4, at East 13th Street Theater (136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues), with opening night being held tonihgt, September 9, 2016. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group's FIORELLO! Will Be Musical's First Full-Scale Off-Broadway RevivalBerkshire Theatre Group's FIORELLO! Will Be Musical's First Full-Scale Off-Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) has just announced its sold-out production of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Fiorello! will transfer to Off-Broadway's East 13th Street Theater (136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues), home of Classic Stage Company. (more...)

VIDEO: Lucille Ball's First Hollywood Home For SaleVIDEO: Lucille Ball's First Hollywood Home For Sale
by Michael Dale - Aug 26, 2016

America wasn't quite loving Lucy yet in 1933 when she purchased a home in West Hollywood after signing up with RKO. Heck, Lucy wasn't even loving Desi yet, as the pair wouldn't meet until they started work on the 1940 film version of the Broadway hit TOO MANY GIRLS. (more...)

Columbia Records Releases Barbra Streisand's 'ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway' Album TodayColumbia Records Releases Barbra Streisand's 'ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway' Album Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

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Full Company Set for BTG's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO!Full Company Set for BTG's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Today, BTG is thrilled to announce the complete and final casting of this exciting revival - the first ever full-scale New York City and Off-Broadway revival of the hit musical! (more...)

Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Draws Attendees from 41 States to National Comedy CenterLucille Ball Comedy Festival Draws Attendees from 41 States to National Comedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

National Comedy Center, Inc., the cultural institution developing the first national visitor experience dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy, drew attendance from 41 states to Jamestown for its 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival this past weekend, August 4th - 7th. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group's FIORELLO! Will Be Musical's First Full-Scale Off-Broadway RevivalBerkshire Theatre Group's FIORELLO! Will Be Musical's First Full-Scale Off-Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) has just announced its sold-out production of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Fiorello! will transfer to Off-Broadway's East 13th Street Theater (136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues), home of Classic Stage Company. (more...)

Photo Flash: World Premiere Play, BLUEPRINT FOR PARADISEPhoto Flash: World Premiere Play, BLUEPRINT FOR PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

The ruins of an abandoned WWII Nazi compound in Pacific Palisades, known today as the 'Murphy Ranch,' are the inspiration for a new play. The Athena Cats presents the world premiere of Blueprint for Paradise by Laurel M. Wetzork, opening July 30 at the Hudson Theatres in Hollywood. Laura Steinroeder directs a cast that includes Alex Best, Regi Davis, Ann Hu, David Jahn, Steve Marvel, Peter McGlynn and Meredith Thomas. (more...)

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