Lorna Luft Set to Tour UK in PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ
According to What's On Stage, Lorna Luft will be touring the UK with Spirit Productions' "Puttin' On The Ritz" Tour. The tour starts in August 2014, playing venues such as Southend Cliffs Pavilion, Eastbourne Congress, Hall For Cornwall, Edinburgh Playhouse, Opera House Manchester, and Norwich Theatre Royal.
The tour will review the most famous musical moments of the last 50 years of the golden age of Hollywood. Some of the song and dance numbers featured in the show include "Anything Goes", "I Got Rhythm", "Cheek to Cheek", "Steppin Out" and many more.
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Lorna is a live performer, stage, film and television actress, best-selling author, recording artist and Emmy nominated producer. At age 11, she made her television debut singing on her mother's series, The Judy Garland Show. Since then, Lorna has had starring roles in both television and film. She brought her concert "Lorna's Living Room" to the acclaimed Broadway at Birdland series. The show celebrated female songwriters, including Betty Comden, Dorothy Fields and Laura Nyro. Lorna starred in the 2006 blockbuster U.K. premiere production of Irving Berlin's White Christmas: The Musical. She quickly followed that success with the 2007 hit revival of Rodgers and Hart's Babes in Arms at the prestigious Chichester Festival Theatre. Lorna reprised her role in White Christmas: The Musical for the 2007 winter season.
Lorna has been frequently featured as a concert artist at the world's most prestigious venues, including The Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall, The London Palladium and L'Olympia in Paris, among many others. Lorna's multi-media production Songs My Mother Taught Me-A Celebration of the Music of Judy Garland was awarded two Los Angeles Theatre Alliance Ovation Awards (Best World Premiere Musical and Best Musical Direction.) A CD based on the concert, produced by Barry Manilow and Colin R. Freeman, was released on October 22, 2007 from First Night Records.