By Thomas Peter 09 Sep 2010
Veteran stage and screen actress Lucie Arnaz will host The 14th Annual AB*IE Awards, a celebration of the Abingdon Theatre Company's 2009-2010 season, at the June Havoc Theatre Sept. 13 at 6:30 PM.
The event, which includes pre- and post-show receptions, is free and open to the public. No reservations are required.
The favorite production, director, cast members and designers from the productions that made up the company's 17th season will be chosen for the awards, which were voted by theatregoers. Eligible productions include Robert Cary and Benjamin Feldman's Inventing Avi, directed by Mark Waldrop; Jan Buttram's Phantom Killer, directed by Jules Ochoa; John Morogiello's Engaging Shaw, directed by Jakob G. Hoffman; and Stephen Swift's Sister Myotis's Bible Camp, directed by Jerre Dye.
Arnaz has appeared on Broadway in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Lost in Yonkers and They're Playing Our Song and in The Witches of Eastwick in London. Additional stage credits include Master Class, Seesaw and Annie Get Your Gun. A Golden Globe Award nominee for her performance in "The Jazz Singer," she won an Emmy Award for "Lucy and Desi: A Home Movie," a documentary about her parents, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.
The June Havoc Theatre is located at 312 West 36th Street. For more information, call (212) 868-2055 or visit www.abingdontheatre.org.