Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Resorts Casino Hotel
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (June 23, 2016) – Emmy Award winning actress, singer, producer, director and Broadway star, Lucie Arnaz, will take the stage at the Superstar Theater 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 ofThe 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 winningLucy 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 or contact:
Gary Hill (609) 344-3112, [email protected]
Felicia L. Niven, (609) 569-1060, [email protected]
Walter J. Murphy, (609) 927-1234, [email protected]
ABOUT RESORTS CASINO HOTEL
The resort that brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978, Resorts Casino Hotel is at the top of its game today, offering world-class casino action in a relaxed environment that keeps the focus on fun. Resorts Casino Hotel made history as the first American casino outside of Nevada and celebrated its 35th anniversary in May 2013 with a new milestone: the opening of a $35 million Margaritaville casino and entertainment complex that includes, among other attractions, the only beach bar on the Atlantic City sand.
Mohegan Gaming Advisors assumed management of Resorts Casino Hotel in 2012, a move that has set the stage for its return as the most exciting gaming destination in Atlantic City. Boasting a prime location spanning 11 acres at the northern end of the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk, the resort features 942 guest rooms and suites in two hotel towers, an 80,000-square-foot casino, two theaters, six restaurants, two VIP slot and table player lounges, a casino bar, indoor-outdoor swimming pool, health club and spa, salon, and retail shops. Its 64,000 square feet of technologically advanced meeting space includes 24 meeting and function rooms, most featuring natural light and ocean views, and a 13,000-square-foot ballroom. For more information, visit our website or call 1.800.334.6378. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram and view us on YouTube.