Lorna Luft starts off the festive season once again this year with her brand new Christmas show ACCENTUATE THE POSITIVE.
Lorna sings many beloved standards, such as
Any Place I Hang My Hat is Home, Come Rain Or Come
Shine, and Jamboree Jones, and in a special section,
Lorna will pay tribute to Johnny Mercer, (dubbed "America's poet"),
a close family friend. Mercer, who won 4 Academy Awards, also wrote
the lyrics to Judy Garland's television theme song. The song became
"Lorna", which Judy Garland sang to her daughter on her
Lorna has had starring roles in both television and film and has enjoyed numerous successes on the stage across the globe, including Broadway and the West End. She starred in the blockbuster UK premiere production of Irving Berlin's White Christmas: The Musical, reprised the same role on the first national tour, and at the Papermill Playhouse.
Concurrent with her theatrical career, Lorna is a gifted live performer 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 to name just a few.
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 of a
loving daughter. Songs My Mother Taught
Me, which Variety called "a rousing, dramatically riveting musical event,"
was awarded two Los Angeles Theatre Alliance
Ovation Awards (Best World Premiere Musical & Best Musical
Direction). The Los Angeles Times called her performance
"heart-stopping and thrilling… an incandescent
revelation not to be missed."
Musical Director - Colin R. Freeman.