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Lorna Luft

 
Date Of Birth:
November 21, 1952 (70)
Birth Place:
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Bio:
Born to legendary entertainer Judy Garland and producer Sid Luft, Lorna Luft made her performing debut singing on ‚ÄúThe Judy Garland Show.‚ÄĚ 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 ‚Äô84 to the series ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 21, 1952 (70)

Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA

Bio:
Born to legendary entertainer Judy Garland and producer Sid Luft, Lorna Luft made her performing debut singing on ‚ÄúThe Judy Garland Show.‚ÄĚ 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 ‚Äô84 to the series ... (read complete bio)

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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

Lorna Luft Biography

Born to legendary entertainer Judy Garland and producer Sid Luft, Lorna Luft made her performing debut singing on ‚ÄúThe Judy Garland Show.‚ÄĚ 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 ‚Äô84 to the series ‚ÄúMurder She Wrote‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúSean Saves the World.‚ÄĚ Lorna was co-executive producer of ‚ÄúLife with Judy Garland,‚ÄĚ 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.





Lorna Luft News

See Jennifer Holliday, the Original Broadway Cast of PIPPIN & More Next Month at 54 B Photo See Jennifer Holliday, the Original Broadway Cast of PIPPIN & More Next Month at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2023

Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See February's lineup and learn how to purchase tickets!

Carbonell Awards Announces Expanded Team Of Judges For 2022-2023 Theater Season Photo Carbonell Awards Announces Expanded Team Of Judges For 2022-2023 Theater Season
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 8, 2022

Gary Schweikhart, president of the Carbonell Awards, South Florida's most highly coveted recognition of theatrical and performance excellence, has announced the nonprofit organization's expanded team of judges for the 2022-2023 theater season, including seven new judges.

Photos: THE WANTED Bandmates Support Jay McGuiness at WHITE CHRISTMAS Photo Photos: THE WANTED Bandmates Support Jay McGuiness at WHITE CHRISTMAS
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2022

The Wanted band members Siva Kaneswaran and Nathan Sykes came to support Jay McGuiness  in Nottingham for the opening of WHITE CHRISTMAS The Musical. Check out photos!

Photos: First Look at Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft and Michael Starke in WHITE CHRISTMAS Photo Photos: First Look at Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft and Michael Starke in WHITE CHRISTMAS UK Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2022

See new production photos for the UK Tour of Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS The Musical, starring Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft and Michael Starke.

Video: First Look at Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft & More in Rehearsals for WHITE CHRISTM Photo Video: First Look at Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft & More in Rehearsals for WHITE CHRISTMAS UK Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 8, 2022

The WHITE CHRISTMAS UK tour cast features Jay McGuiness as Bob Wallace, Lorna Luft as Martha Watson, and more. WHITE CHRISTMAS opens on Saturday 12 November at the Truro Hall for Cornwall before touring around the country. See rehearsal footage here!

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the UK Tour of WHITE CHRISTMAS Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the UK Tour of WHITE CHRISTMAS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022

All new photos have been released of Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft and the cast of the WHITE CHRISTMAS UK Tour in rehearsals.

Full Cast Announced For WHITE CHRISTMAS UK Tour Starring Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft, a Photo Full Cast Announced For WHITE CHRISTMAS UK Tour Starring Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft, and Michael Starke
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2022

The full company has been announced for the UK tour of Made at Curve's production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS.

Lorna Luft to Celebrate 70th Birthday at 54 Below in February 2023 Photo Lorna Luft to Celebrate 70th Birthday at 54 Below in February 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

54 BELOW will celebrate Lorna Luft’s 70th birthday February 9-11 with her new show, 70, Girl, 70. She will share her adventures of growing up in entertainment through songs made famous by her mother, renowned film legend Judy Garland, tales of old Hollywood and Broadway, and favorite tunes from the Great American Songbook.

FANE Passes on the Programming Baton of London's Crazy Coqs Photo FANE Passes on the Programming Baton of London's Crazy Coqs
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022

Fane, the independent programmer of Crazy Coqs at Brasserie Zédel in Piccadilly, has announced that after six very happy years programming the venue, they will be passing on the programming baton at the end of 2022.

Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft, and More Will Lead the UK Tour of WHITE CHRISTMAS Photo Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft, and More Will Lead the UK Tour of WHITE CHRISTMAS
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2022

Principal casting has been announced for Made at Curve's production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS touring the UK this winter. The production will star Jay McGuiness as Bob Wallace, Lorna Luft as Martha Watson, Michael Starke as General Waverly and Dan Burton, Jessica Daley and Monique Young returning in their roles as Phil Davis, Betty Haynes and Judy Haynes respectively.

Lorna Luft Videos

Video: First Look at Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft & More in Rehearsals for WHITE CHRISTM Videoplay
Video: First Look at Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft & More in Rehearsals for WHITE CHRISTMAS UK Tour

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 8, 2022

The WHITE CHRISTMAS UK tour cast features Jay McGuiness as Bob Wallace, Lorna Luft as Martha Watson, and more. WHITE CHRISTMAS opens on Saturday 12 November at the Truro Hall for Cornwall before touring around the country. See rehearsal footage here!

BWW TV: Lorna Luft Unites with CHASING RAINBOWS Cast to Sing for Save the Children Videoplay
BWW TV: Lorna Luft Unites with CHASING RAINBOWS Cast to Sing for Save the Children

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2020

The Paper Mill Playhouse cast of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, which ran last fall, recently recorded a version of a?oeOver the Rainbowa?? to benefit Save the Children during the COVID pandemic.

Video Flashback: Lorna Luft Performs 'The Man That Got Away' at Feinstein's/54 Below Videoplay
Video Flashback: Lorna Luft Performs 'The Man That Got Away' at Feinstein's/54 Below

by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2020

Feinstein's/54 Below has released a new flashback video of Lorna Luft performing 'The Man That Got Away.'

BWW TV: Watch Sutton Foster, Bernadette Peters, Betty Buckley & More Tribute Jerry He Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Sutton Foster, Bernadette Peters, Betty Buckley & More Tribute Jerry Herman!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 4, 2020

Michael Feinstein produced a memorial event at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, featuring performances by: Feinstein ('I Won't Send Roses'), Kristin Chenoweth ('If He Walked Into My Life'), Sutton Foster ('I Don't Want to Know'), Kelli O'Hara ('Before the Parade Passes By'), Leslie Uggams ('I Am What I Am'), Bernadette Peters ('Time Heals Everything'), Betty Buckley ('Hello, Dolly!'), Klea Blackhurst and Tyne Daly ('Bosom Buddies'), John Bolton ('It Takes a Woman'), Lorna Luft ('Gooch's Song'), Ron Raines ('Mame'), Jason Graae ('You I Like'), Marilyn Maye ('It's Today'), Jeremy Jordan ('It Only Takes a Moment'), Lee Roy Reams ('The Best of Times'), and Debbie Gravitte ('Wherever He Ain't'), with Alice Borden, Jane Dorian, and Harvey Fierstein, and special video tributes from Angela Lansbury and Paul McCartney. Marc Bruni directed the event with Larry Blank serving as music director, and Don Pippin (guest conductor).

BWW TV: Randy Rainbow Tells Us All About His New Christmas Album, NYC Show & More! Videoplay
BWW TV: Randy Rainbow Tells Us All About His New Christmas Album, NYC Show & More!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Broadway Records will release Randy Rainbow: Hey Gurl, It's Christmas! tomorrow, November 8, 2019. The album is currently available for pre-order at BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com.

BWW TV: Shoshana Bean, Lorna Luft & More Party at the Actors Fund 22nd Annual Tony Aw Videoplay
BWW TV: Shoshana Bean, Lorna Luft & More Party at the Actors Fund 22nd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Gala in LA!

by Michael Sterling - Jun 15, 2018

For its 22nd consecutive year, the west coast Actors Fund celebrated Broadway's Biggest Night at their 22nd Annual Tony Awards¬ģ Viewing Party on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. This year's gala honored Tony-nominated book writer ('Wicked') and Emmy-nominated writer and producer ('My So Called Life') Winnie Holzman with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement. Kirsten Vangsness hosted with special appearances by Shoshana Bean, Wilson Cruz, Paul Dooley and Jessica Marie Garcia. BroadwayWorld's own Michael Sterling caught the action on the 'green' carpet with many of the night's celebrity guests for BWW TV Los Angeles.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast Perform 'Happy Holiday' from Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Cast Perform 'Happy Holiday' from Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The 5th Avenue Theatre

by A.A. Cristi - Dec 22, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn is running now through December 31st. Watch Sarah Rose Davis (Linda Mason), Matt Owen (Ted Hanover), Eric Ankrim (Jim Hardy) and company perform 'Easter Parade' from the show below!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast Perform 'Easter Parade' from Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Cast Perform 'Easter Parade' from Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The 5th Avenue Theatre

by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn is running now through December 31st. Watch Sarah Rose Davis (Linda Mason), Matt Owen (Ted Hanover), Eric Ankrim (Jim Hardy) and company perform 'Easter Parade' from the show below!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The 5th Avenue Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The 5th Avenue Theatre

by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn is running now through December 31st, and BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below!

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal for Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The 5th Avenue Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal for Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The 5th Avenue Theatre

by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn kicked off rehearsals last week, and BroadwayWorld has footage of the talented cast performing in the recent read/sing rehearsal below!


Lorna Luft Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lorna Luft been in?
Lorna Luft has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Lorna Luft been in?
Lorna Luft has not appeared in the West End