february, 2023

07feb7:30 pm9:30 pmLucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Fairfields Arts & Convention Center, 200 N Main Street, Fairfield Iowa

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The hilarious and true story behind one of America’s most beloved TV comedies! Lucille Ball paved the way for many of today’s top comediennes, while forcing Hollywood to begin dealing with the rising power and influence of women artists both on-screen and behind the scenes. Her iconic series, I Love Lucy, remains one of the most groundbreaking and influential shows in television history. Playwright Gregg Oppenheimer—son of I Love Lucy creator Jess Oppenheimer the considered the foremost authority on all things Lucy—spins this witty, fast-paced tale of Lucy and Desi’s battles with CBS over the pioneering ideas that changed the face of television forever.