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Lorna Luft to Bring Judy Garland to Life at Edmonds Center for the Arts

The mulit-media show includes songs and remembrances.

Best-selling author, recording artist and Emmy-nominated producer Lorna Luft will perform Friday at the .

Luft, who began her career at age 11 on her mother Judy Garland’s television show, will pay tribute to Garland in a multi-media production. The show combines familiar songs with Luft's personal memories.

Born to Garland and producer Sid Luft, Lorna at 16 shared the bill with her mother on Broadway in a month-long concert engagement at New York's famed Palace Theater.

By 19, she was starring in Broadway on her own in Neil Simon’s hit musical Promise Promises, and has continued to tour and perform on and off Broadway, on the London theater stage and in many regional and national touring theater presentations.

In 1998 she decided it was time to share her personal story of life with Garland and published Me and My Shadows, which spent nine weeks on the New York Times best-seller list.

In 2004, she debuted her one-woman show, Songs My Mother Taught Me.

Lorna Luft performs Friday at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Avenue North, Edmonds. Tickets are $35-$40, $15 for youth, and are available online at www.ec4arts.org or by phone at 425 275-9595.  

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