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GENE KELLY: THE LEGACY  An Evening with Patricia Ward Kelly

Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 8pm

Peter Norton Symphony Space/Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

2537 Broadway at 95th Street

“Truly personal — a rarity...”

Entertainment Tonight


“Trenchant as well as endearingly entertaining.”

The Hollywood Reporter


“A real treat.”



“A one-of-a-kind, out of this world event.”

Sony Pictures


“And we thought we knew Gene Kelly.”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Legendary dancer, director and choreographer Gene Kelly brought astonishing grace and athleticism to the movies. His engaging onscreen personality is so accessible that we feel we know him. In fact, we know very little.

In this unique one-woman show, Patricia Ward Kelly — his biographer and the young woman he ultimately chose to marry — gives us the story. Taking audiences behind the scenes, she presents an intimate and mesmerizing portrait of this dynamic and innovative artist who continues to delight and inspire us.

Using brilliant film clips, previously unreleased audio recordings, personal memorabilia, and stories he shared with her over their decade together, Patricia Kelly guides us on an unforgettable journey into the life of one of our most beloved stars and the man who changed the look of dance on film.

GENE KELLY: THE LEGACY, currently on tour in the U.S. and abroad, premiered at sold-out evenings at The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and New York City’s Lincoln Center. More details about GENE KELLY: THE LEGACY can be found at www.GeneKelly.com and at “Gene Kelly The Legacy” on Facebook.

Tickets: General $40 (Day of Show $45)

Children 17 & under/Symph. Member/College Student/Senior: $20 (Day of Show $25)
Box Office:
212.864.5400 Hours: Tues - Sun from 1 - 6pm. (Box office windows remain open on the night of a show until one half hour after curtain) Or visit: www.symphonyspace.org

GROUP RATES AVAILABLE! Contact info@atdf.org or call 646-230-9564