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L.A. Theatre Works: Lucy Loves Desi—A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom 

Lucy Loves Desi—A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom tells the tale of how the pioneering television sitcom came to be with as much heart and humor as an episode of I Love Lucy itself. 

Saturday, Jan 28, 2023, 8 p.m.

tickets

  • A: $66
  • B : $56
  • C : $46
  • D : $36

MEMBER BENEFIT: Members receive 10% off on all tickets to this performance.

About the Event

Playwright Gregg Oppenheimer—son of I Love Lucy creator Jess Oppenheimer—spins the hilarious, true story behind America’s beloved television comedy. Oppenheimer retells this witty, fast-paced tale of how the pioneering television sitcom came to be, as well as the gripping battle between Lucy and Desi and CBS over the pioneering ideas that changed the face of television forever. 

Lucy Loves Desi—A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom tells these stories, and more, with as much heart and humor as an episode of I Love Lucy itself. This crowd-pleasing show, written for L.A. Theatre Works, played to sold-out crowds during its world premiere run at the James Bridges Theater in Los Angeles during 2018. 

L.A. Theatre Works 

L.A. Theatre Works is a nonprofit theatre and media arts organization. It is the nation’s leading producer of audio theatre, with a 30-year history of recording classic and contemporary stage plays. L.A. Theatre Works also provides classrooms throughout the Unted States with unique arts-based educational tools. The organization’s audio theatre library contains more than 500 titles and is the largest of its kind in the world. It reaches millions of people every week, through worldwide radio broadcasts, live performances, and podcasts. All these activities support L.A. Theatre Works’ core belief that theatre is a transformative art form that educates, promotes civic dialogue, and motivates social activism. 


Performance supported by Sacks Tierney

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Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts | Virginia G. Piper Theater
7380 E 2nd St
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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