An Evening with Lorna Luft: Using her unique perspective born from a lifetime in entertainment, join Lorna Luft as she brings levity to the craziness in the world around us by sharing favorites from the Great American Songbook. Expect some songs made famous by her mother and film legend, Judy Garland, as well as stories from Hollywood, Broadway, and beyond as only she can tell them.

 

 


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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"Songs My Mother Taught Me: A Celebration of the Music of Judy Garland" is a multi-media theatrical extravaganza that melds one of the world's most familiar songbooks with personal memories of a loving daughter. The show features such standards as "You Made Me Love You," "For Me and My Gal," "The Trolley Song," "Get Happy," "The Man That Got Away" and many more.  Variety called Songs "a rousing dramatically riveting music event," and it received two Los Angeles Theatre Alliance Ovation Awards (Best World Premiere Musical & Best Musical Direction).