Lucille Ball News

Date Of Birth:
August 06, 1911
Date Of Death:
April 26, 1989 (77)
Birth Place:
Jamestown, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
BWW Reviews: LUCIE ARNAZ Springs Into Love In Charming Cafe Carlyle Debut Show
by Stephen Hanks - Apr 19, 2014

It took Lucie Arnaz her entire professional life to get booked for a solo nightclub/cabaret show at the Cafe Carlyle. It turned out to be worth the wait-for herself and her audiences-and her weeklong run at the stylish club (that began on April 13 and ends with shows tonight at 8:45 and 10:45) would no doubt have made her famous parents--Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz--beam with pride. Lucy might have erupted into a joyful crying jag, while Desi would have kvelled in his signature rapid-fired Spanish because when it comes to her performance on a cabaret stage, Lucie Arnaz doesn't 'got some 'splaining to do.' (more...)

MARXFEST, Centennial Celebration of The Marx Bros, Adds More Events, 5/1-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

In May 1914, four brothers at a poker table sat down as Leonard, Arthur, Julius, and Milton, and stood up as Chico, Harpo, Groucho, and Gummo. In May 2014, MARXFEST celebrates the centennial of this momentous event with screenings, talks, parties, performances, and remembrances, all in the city of their birth. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lucie Arnaz Brings SPRING IS HERE to Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 16, 2014

As the daughter of one of show business' most prominent couples, Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz, Emmy Award-winning singer/actress Lucie Arnaz has forged a distinct career of her own. She has had starring roles on Broadway, television and film, and has won awards including an Emmy, a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award. She brings her new show, Spring is Here, to The Carlyle for a limited five-night engagement, through April 19. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

As the daughter of one of show business' most prominent couples, Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz, Emmy Award-winning singer/actress Lucie Arnaz has forged a distinct career of her own. She has had starring roles on Broadway, television and film, and has won awards including an Emmy, a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award. She brings her new show, Spring is Here, to The Carlyle for a limited five-night engagement, tonight, April 15 through 19. (more...)

The LA Gay and Lesbian Center to Stage Dennis Hensley's THE MISMATCH GAME, 5/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Dennis Hensley's The MisMatch Game! returns to the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Renberg Theatre for two of its riotously unpredictable performances on Friday May 2 at 8:00pm and Sunday, May 4 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: PBS Gives Sneak Peek of Dave Clark 5 Special
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 08, 2014

Great Performances presents a look at the British invasion 50 years after both the Dave Clark Five and the Beatles hit our shores. The Dave Clark Five and Beyond Glad All Over features newly filmed interviews with Tom Hanks, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt of The E Street Band, Stevie Wonder, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons of Kiss, Whoopi Goldberg, Dionne Warwick, '60s fashion icon Twiggy and Sir Ian McKellen, all sharing their memories of how the music of the 60s and the cultural revolution of 1964 changed their lives forever. (more...)

Hayes Theatre Co Announces 2014 Cabaret Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Hayes Theatre Co is thrilled to be hosting experienced masters of the craft of cabaret , such as Mark Nadler, David Campbell and John Bucchino, Rhonda Burchmore and Donna Lee; up-and-coming young stars like Tom Sharah, Gillian Cosgriff, Brendan Hay, Matt Gilbertson, and Hilary Cole; and even a show where the two worlds meet - Phil Scott's collaboration with Blake Bowden, Mario. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE MOST HAPPY FELLA Is Sublimely Sung and Acted
by Michael Dale - Apr 06, 2014

Encores! serves up Frank Loesser's superb score with a 38 piece orchestra and an excellent cast. (more...)

40 Full Productions, Music & Film Festivals and More Set for PCTF, 5/12-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

The full lineup has been announced for the 2014 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, New York's premiere eco-friendly/socially-conscious theatre festival running from May 12-June 8 at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street) upstairs & downstairs theaters. With 40 full productions, over 10 free staged readings, music & film festivals and more, one thing that makes Planet Connections unique is that each show partners with a charity and some of the ways they offer support are soliciting donations at shows, holding special benefit performances, fundraisers and/or talkbacks after performances with charity representatives. The music festival will take place at 8pm on May 21, 22 & June 5 at R Bar (218 Bowery). (more...)

Lucie Arnaz to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut, 4/15-19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

As the daughter of one of show business' most prominent couples, Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz, Emmy Award-winning singer/actress Lucie Arnaz has forged a distinct career of her own. She has had starring roles on Broadway, television and film, and has won awards including an Emmy, a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award. She brings her new show, Spring is Here, to The Carlyle for a limited five-night engagement, April 15 through 19. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Playhouse 1960's BOEING BOEING Bounces with Energy
by David Clarke - Mar 30, 2014

When BOEING BOEING first landed on Broadway in 1965, it only ran for 23 performances. However, in 2008 the French Comedy, penned by Marc Camoletti and translated by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans, was revised and re-opened on Broadway. This version fared much better, garnering positive reviews. Playhouse 1960 is producing the reworked script and showing audiences why this play is a favorite of audiences and theatre companies alike. (more...)

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Announces Cast of ANYTHING GOES: IN CONCERT, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Since its highly successful Broadway debut 80 years ago, Anything Goes has been revived multiple times and now receives a world premiere symphonic version with Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) and an all-star Broadway cast, Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, as part of the ISO's Printing Partners Pops Series at the Hilbert Circle Theatre. (more...)

Rachel York to Debut UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL at the Triad, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Drama Desk Award-winning actress and singer Rachel York (Little Me, Victor/Victoria, Anything Goes) brings her new one-woman show Up Close and Personal to Stage 72 at the Triad for one performance only on Monday, March 24 at 9:30 p.m. Stage 72 is a 130-seat cabaret space located on the second floor of The Triad at 158 West 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus. (more...)

National Tour of I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE Opens Tonight at Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes the national tour of I LOVE LUCY® LIVE ON STAGE, the brand new hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history, today, March 18 - 23 in Segerstrom Hall. (more...)

BWW Interviews: I LOVE LUCY's Sirena Irwin Answers Our Silly Query
by Michael L. Quintos - Mar 17, 2014

Orange County audiences will soon experience a kind of déjà vu---the hilarious kind---when I LOVE LUCY® LIVE ON STAGE begins its week-long engagement at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts from March 18th through the 23rd. Front and center in the role of Lucy Ricardo is actress Sirena Irwin, who agreed to answer a few of our 'silly' questions... (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Tucson (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Key & Peele Visit Showtime's INSIDE COMEDY, 3/17
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Writers, producers and actors Keegan-Michael Key & Jordan Peele, the current kings of sketch comedy, sit down with host David Steinberg to discuss their Second City roots (more...)

BWW Reviews: I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE Takes DFW Back in Time
by Sara Brown - Mar 13, 2014

'I Love Lucy' Live on Stage at Bass Hall now through March 16, 2014. (more...)

MacLeod, Bulifant, Bailey and More Star in Dezart Performs' ON THE AIR Tonight
by David Green - Mar 13, 2014

Stage and Television stars Gavin MacLeod, Joyce Bulifant and G.W. Bailey lead a cast of twenty professional actors and singers in Dezart Performs fundraising gala, 'ON THE AIR! An Evening of Live Radio Show Classics,' tonight, March 13, 2014 at The Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. (more...)

I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE Makes Texas Premiere at Bass Hall, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Performing Arts Fort Worth will present the Texas premiere of I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE, the brand-new, nationally touring hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history. The show runs today, March 11-16, 2014, at Bass Performance Hall. (more...)

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