Lucie Arnez Brings New Yorkers To Florida

Lucie Arnez Brings New Yorkers To Florida

Lucie Arnez

Lucie Arnez brought the music and story of her parents, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnez to Jan McArt’s Live at Lynn series at Lynn University in Boca Raton.

Desi Arnez, Lucie Arnez

Latin Roots is an explosive and heartfelt show and a love note to the man who introduced La Conga to the United States, Desi Arnez. Ron Abel the renowned Broadway compose/arranger (HAZEL) and musical director conducted the exciting Latin orchestra staged by Tommy Tune who previously performed at Lynn.

Lucille Ball

For nearly three decades, Arnaz has toured her critically acclaimed night club acts throughout the United States and Europe. She has performed the opening number at the Academy Awards and at the White House. Her CDs include Just in Time and Latin Roots. The celebrity filled audience that turned included music director and conductor of The New York Pops, Steven Reineke, media giant Ralph Guild, Broadway producer Jamie deRoy, Barrington Stage’s Eda Sorokoff, lyricist Chuck Steffan, The Muse Sunny Sessa, and singers Sandy Stewart and Deborah Silver all loving Lucie!

Valarie Christopher, Eda Sorokoff, Lucie Arnaz, Chuck Steffan, Ron Abel, Sunny Sessa, Stephen Sorokoff, Steven Reineke, The New York Pops

Valarie Christopher, Eda Sorokoff, Lucie Arnaz, Chuck Steffan, Ron Abel, Sunny Sessa, Stephen Sorokoff, Steven Reineke, The New York Pops


Stephen studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Besides being a pianist, Stephen’s business career was in the Fashion Industry. He was CEO of a textile manufacturing facility and President of an international textile machinery company. Stephen was on the Board of Directors of the “First All Children’s Theatre” which brought the Stephen Schwartz musical The Trip and Captain Louie to the Kennedy Center in Wash DC. His wife Eda, an interior space designer and classical pianist was on the Board of Barrington Stage Company and is still active at BSC. Stephen’s photographs, videos and articles appear on, and The New York Observer. He is active in the entertainment events at the Friars Club, where he is a member. Stephen is thrilled to be the cabaret/ music and co-theatre editor. email:

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