Lorna Luft

Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA

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Born to legendary entertainer Judy Garland and producer Sid Luft, Lorna Luft made her performing debut singing on “The Judy Garland Show.” Since then, she has had dozens of starring and guest-starring roles on film and television, ranging from Grease 2 and Where the Boys Are ’84 to the series “Murder She Wrote” and “Sean Saves the World.” Lorna was co-executive producer of “Life with Judy Garland,” the 5 time Emmy award-winning miniseries based on her best-selling memoir, Me and My Shadows.

For the past several years, Lorna has been starring in American and British productions of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. Her other theatrical credits include her Broadway debut in Promises, Promises; Off-Broadway’s Snoopy and Extremities; the national tour of They’re Playing Our Song; a British tour of Pack of Lies; and Gypsy, Grease, Guys and Dolls, Mame, and The Unsinkable Molly Brown, among many others.

Lorna is also a gifted concert and cabaret artist, performing in the world’s most prestigious venues, including The Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, The London Palladium, and L’Olympia in Paris. Her highly acclaimed multi-media production, Songs My Mother Taught Me-The Judy Garland Songbook, melds one of the world’s most familiar songbooks with personal memories. It won two Ovation Awards, and a CD based on the show was released by First Night Records.

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Lorna Luft STAGE CREDITS

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2016
Martha Watson

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1982
Peppermint Patty

[US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1981
Sonia Wolsk

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Fran Kubelik [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Unknown, 1967
Performer


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BROADWAY GOES A CAPPELLA 5 Come to The Cutting Room This March

Broadway Goes A Cappella 5 comes to The Cutting Room on March 4th, featuring powerful vocal arrangements and celebrated singers.

BROADWAY GOES A CAPPELLA Returns Next Month at The Cutting Room

“Broadway Goes A Cappella 5” comes to The Cutting Room on Monday, March 4th at 8:00 PM. Learn more about the show here!

Photos: Get an Inside Look Into HARMONY's Final Weekend Events

See photos from the events of Harmony's final weekend on Broadway

Klea Blackhurst to Present Ethel Merman Tribute EVERYTHING THE TRAFFIC WILL ALLOW at Chelsea Table + Stage

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present Klea Blackhurst in “Everything the Traffic Will Allow,” her loving tribute to the songs made famous by the quintessential stage personality Ethel Merman. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Stars in the House Will Stream First-Ever BROADWAY SITZPROBE EXPERIENCE With Songs From GUYS AND DOLLS

The first-ever BROADWAY SITZPROBE EXPERIENCE will be livestreamed Monday, January 29th at 6:00pm ET, featuring music from Guys and Dolls. Learn more about the upcoming event here!

Cabaret Photographers: Helane Blumfield

Broadway World Cabaret gets photographic content from some of the best shutterbugs in the business. Here's a look at some of the captures they've shared with us.

Carbonell Awards Add Four New Judges

The Carbonell Awards adds four new judges to its panel, bringing the total number to 42. These judges will evaluate productions at professional theaters across South Florida.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld November 21st, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is November 21, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of HARMONY on Broadway

Harmony officially opened on Broadway on Monday night, November 13, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there and we're bringing you along on the red carpet as the guests arrived! Check out the photos here!

Exclusive: Inside HARMONY's Opening Night After Party

Harmony officially opened on Broadway on Monday night, November 13, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. BroadwayWorld was in attendance and snapped some exclusive shots at the opening night party. Check out the photos here!

How Often Have Parents and Children Appeared in the Same Broadway Show?

This time, the reader question was: Have parents and children appeared in the same Broadway show together, before Danny DeVito and Lucy DeVito in I Need That?

54 Below Kicks Off New Year's Eve With Cabaret Icon Lorna Luft

54 BELOW will ring in the new year with Lorna Luft on December 31 at 7pm.

VIDEO: Liza Minnelli & Lorna Luft Sing 'Get Happy/Happy Days Are Here Again' in Rare Footage

In a new video that has surfaced online, Lorna Luft and Liza Minnelli perform a duet of Get Happy/Happy Days are Here Again - a mashup first made famous by their mother Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand in 1963. Watch the clip from an event in 1975 below.

Photos: Iconic LORNA LUFT Returns To 54 Below

Conor Weiss was on hand as beloved singing storyteller Lorna Luft lands back in Broadway's Living Room.

Norbert Leo Butz, Lorna Luft, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Get all of the detail here!

Norbert Leo Butz, Linda Eder, and More to Play 54 Below Next Month

Check out the lineup of incredible performances at 54 Below this month!

Review: GET HAPPY! MICHAEL FEINSTEIN CELEBRATES THE JUDY GARLAND CENTENNIAL at Music Center at Strathmore

The brilliant and undying talent of the legendary entertainer Judy Garland was celebrated at the Music Center at Strathmore in the memory-laden production Get Happy! Michael Feinstein Celebrates the Judy Garland Centennial. Produced with the approval of daughter Liza Minnelli, this memorable show displayed the iconic talent of Judy Garland as interpreted and narrated by the wonderfully talented singer, pianist, and archivist Michael Feinstein.

Photos: Go Inside Mission Plasticos' EMERALD CITY Gala

On Saturday, September 9th, the Land of Oz illuminated Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach at Celebration of Global Friendships: Emerald City. The Oz-inspired soiree benefited Mission Plasticos, a local nonprofit that provides free reconstructive surgery through a team of board-certified volunteer surgeons to those who need it most throughout the world. Check out photos here!

Review: YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU at Footlights Theatre

One of the best intimate theater experiences of the year.

Carbonell Awards Names New Coordinator & Adds Five New Judges For 2023-24 Season

Gary Schweikhart, board president of the Carbonell Awards, South Florida's most highly coveted recognition of theatrical and performance excellence, today announced that Elizabeth Dashiell has joined the nonprofit organization as Carbonell Coordinator for the 2023-2024 season.

Lorna Luft FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Lorna Luft has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Lorna Luft has not appeared in the West End.

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