Ticket pricing: $45 General Admission seating, $175 VIP Tickets
Emmy Award winning actress, singer, producer, director and Broadway star, Lucie Arnaz, will take the stage at Resorts Casino Hotel to benefit regional music and arts programs at the annual Schultz-Hill Foundation benefit concert, on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 8:30 p.m.
Ms. Arnaz has had an extremely diversified career spanning over 45 years in show business. Daughter of legendary comedian Lucille Ball and bandleader turned television pioneer extraordinaire, Desi Arnaz, Ms. Arnaz is known for her eclectic musical talents and will present a array of tunes from The Great American Song Book to Broadway and Pop, as well as a tribute to her Latin roots and the music of her father.
Ms. Arnaz made her Broadway debut creating the role of Sonia Walsk in Neil Simon and Marvin Hamlisch’s They’re Playing Our Song, followed by a 35 year career on Broadway and off in Lost in Yonkers, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Pippin, Grace and Glorie, My One And Only, the London premiere of The Witches of Eastwick, and, with her husband Laurence Luckinbill in national tours of Whose Life Is It Anyway, Educating Rita, Social Security, I Do! I Do! and The Guardsman. Her television credits include six seasons of the Here’s Lucy Show, co-starring with her brother, Desi Arnaz, Jr., Gale Gordon and her mother. Lucie also starred in The Lucie Arnaz Show, Sons and Daughters, The Black Dahlia, The Mating Season, Who Gets the Friends? and Washington Mistress. Ms. Arnaz won a Golden Globe nomination for her performance on the big screen opposite Neil Diamond and Sir Laurence Olivier in The Jazz Singer.
As director, she helmed the first workshop production of Hazel: A Musical Maid in America in New York now headed for Broadway and Michael Childers’ One Night Only: Sondheim in Love at The McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, CA. Ms. Arnaz is executive producer and director of the Emmy Award winning Lucy and Desi: A Home Movie. Her musical recordings include Just in Time, for Concord Jazz and Latin Roots for LML Music. She invites you to visit her at: www.Luciearnaz.com
The benefit concert is presented by the Schultz-Hill Foundation in association with Arluck Entertainment. Music direction by Ron Abel. Resorts Casino Hotel is a presenting sponsor for the event. Other event sponsorships are available, starting at $500.
Honorary Chairs of the event’s “Celebrity Committee” are Resorts President Mark Giannantonio and Mrs. Susan Giannantonio. Limited $175-per-person VIP tickets include preferred seating and a tax-deductible post-show “meet and greet” champagne/dessert party, and may be purchased online at www.schultz-hill.org. General admission seating tickets are $45 and available through Ticketmaster or at Resorts box office.
The nonprofit 501(c)3 Schultz-Hill Foundation supports the arts, history and education throughout South Jersey. Programs include the Dina Scholarships, Senior Music Series, Summer music program with the Atlantic City Day Nursery and our NEW Arts Outreach collaborative with the Bay Atlantic Symphony and Atlantic City Public Schools.
For more information, visit www.schultz-hill.org.