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Joey Luft, Mary Bridget Davies coming to Pasadena Playhouse

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Joey Luft, Mary Bridget Davies coming to summer festival at Pasadena Playhouse

Joey Luft, son of Judy Garland, will headline a show about his mother at this year's Summer at the Pasadena Playhouse, the company's annual performing arts offerings. The lineup also includes Mary Bridget Davies, who was recently seen on Broadway playing Janis Joplin, in a separate show.

Luft will appear in a production titled "A Judy Garland Concert With Joey Luft" (July 10-13). The show will feature Luft reminiscing about his mother's life and career and will also feature clips of Garland performing some of her signature songs, including "Stormy Weather" and "Come Rain or Come Shine."

Davies will appear in a production (July 17-20) that will include the actress performing rock songs from various artists. Guitarist Wayne Kramer will direct the show. Davis received a Tony Award nomination this year for her role in "A Night With Janis Joplin," which was seen at the playhouse in 2013.

This year's summer lineup will be rounded out by "Puppet Up! Uncensored" (July 24-26), the naughty, improv-type puppet show from the Jim Henson Company.

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