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January 2015 Blog Posts (7)

I Love Lucy: Live on Stage

George Mulder

I Love Lucy: Live on Stage

Lucy, Ricky, Ethel, and Fred are stronger than ever

The Ricardos are back. I Love Lucy: Live on Stage is touring the nation and capturing hearts as it goes. It is being performed at the State Theatre in Minneapolis until January 25. The audience is transformed into the studio audience of a filming of two episodes of the classic television show I Love Lucy. The original show was fantastically…


Added by George Mulder on January 23, 2015 at 9:23pm — No Comments

I Wouldn't Say I Loved Her

   Growing up in an I love Lucy watching family, I was very excited to be offered the opportunity to see it live on stage at the State Theater in Minneapolis. Thousands of questions ran through my head. Questions such as “Will Lucy still be funny? Will Ricardo’s accent be done properly? How are they doing this on stage?” and “Wait, it’s a musical?” all ran through my head.

   I entered the theater and took my seat. I kept my excitement inside ready for the show…


Added by Ryan Lenard on January 23, 2015 at 6:59pm — No Comments

I Have Neutral Feelings About Lucy

On Tuesday night at the state theater, the stage was transformed into a television set straight out of the 1950’s. I Love Lucy Live on Stage takes you into the studio as the live studio audience, where I Love Lucy was filmed. The host (Mark Christopher Tracy) takes you through the filming, which features amusing sing-songy commercials and a trivia game between episodes. The episodes include “The Benefit” and “Lucy Gets Her Eyes Examined,” both of which were joyous and fun.

The set was…


Added by Delia Grimes on January 22, 2015 at 10:58pm — 1 Comment

“I Love Lucy Live on Stage" as Seen by a Millennial

I Love Lucy Live on Stage

Grace Peterson

I Love Lucy Live on Stage as Seen by a Millennial

            Lucy, Ricky,…


Added by Grace Peterson on January 22, 2015 at 9:32pm — 2 Comments

You Might Just Discover a Love for Lucy

     I Love Lucy Live on Stage struck up lots of laughs in the State Theater. This show stuck to the beloved classic I Love Lucy, while keeping up with modern audiences. Just like the TV series, this show was goofy, bright, lively, dorky, and fun. I Love Lucy Live on Stage brings back I Love Lucy wonderfully, this show captures an era, which is truly shown by the audience’s reactions. Everyone found something to laugh at from the original fans of the TV series, to youth who have found…


Added by Claire Mathews-Lingen on January 22, 2015 at 9:01pm — 2 Comments

I Loved "I Love Lucy"

“I Love Lucy” was a unique television show that originally aired from 1951 until 1957.  The sitcom is about an aspiring actress and her husband.  “I Love Lucy” has been brought to the stage with new characteristics that make it more unique than ever.   

            The play goes beyond the plot of the original show by…


Added by Noah Coon on January 22, 2015 at 12:58am — 1 Comment

As Happy as they can be-I Love Lucy

When it first aired in 1951, I Love Lucy was a truly iconic and groundbreaking show for it’s time period. Since its final season in 1957 there have been several fans awaiting the return of Lucy, Ricky, Ethel, and Fred.Through all of the tactics Lucy tried to pull, the other three continued to be the voice of reason for her. Fans got what they wanted when I Love Lucy- Live on Stage came with to Los Angeles and then a national tour.…


Added by Laura Wyatt on January 21, 2015 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

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