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Judy Garland’s Daughter Performs at Gallo Center


MODESTO, CA – (January 17, 2011) – Lorna Luft, the daughter of legendary entertainer Judy Garland and producer Sid Luft, will perform her multi-media production Songs My Mother Taught Me – A Celebration of the Music of Judy Garland at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Tuesday, February 14 at 7:00PM. A celebrated live performer, stage, film and television actress, best selling author, recording artist and Emmy nominated producer – Lorna Luft continues to triumph in every medium with critics labeling her one of the most vibrant, versatile and exciting artists on stage today.

Tickets for this performance range from $20 to $50. A 15% discount is available for groups of 15 or more. For tickets or more information, visit or call (209) 338-2100.

This theatrical extravaganza melds one of the world‘s most familiar songbooks with personal memories of a loving daughter. Songs My Mother Taught Me, which Variety called “a rousing, dramatically riveting musical event,” was awarded two Los Angeles Theatre Alliance Ovation Awards (Best World Premiere Musical & Best Musical Direction.) The Los Angeles Times called her performance “heart-stopping and thrilling… an incandescent revelation not to be missed.”

Since making her television debut at age 11 singing on her mother’s series The Judy Garland Show, Lorna has had starring roles in television and film, and theater. She has enjoyed numerous successes across the globe, including Broadway and the West End.

This show is sponsored by The Thoughtful Flower. The Gallo Center for the Arts’ 2011-12 Premier Partner is Boyett Petroleum.


Amy Vickery Marketing & Public Relations Manager

Gallo Center for the Arts 1000 I Street Modesto, CA 95354 209.338.5061 (o) 209.338.5006 (f)



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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.