The renowned Gene Kelly comes to life at the Laguna Playhouse Sept. 29 and 30, in a live performance at 7:30 p.m. with Patricia Ward Kelly, his wife and biographer, who takes audiences behind the scenes with rare and familiar film clips, previously unreleased audio recordings, personal keepsakes, and stories Kelly shared with her over their decade together. She guides us on an unforgettable journey into the life and heart of the man who changed the look and style of dance on film and became one of the world’s most beloved and iconic stars.
Patricia Kelly met Gene Kelly in 1985 in Washington, D.C., where she was writing a television special about The Smithsonian which Kelly was to host and narrate. He then invited her to California to write his memoir. They fell in love, married, and were together until his death in 1996. Currently, she serves as trustee of The Gene Kelly Image Trust and as creative director of the Gene Kelly: A Legacy corporation.
Tickets, $45 are available at the box office, 505 Laguna Canyon Road or by calling 949-497-2787, or visiting: lagunaplayhouse.com.