Dignity. Always dignity: Gene Kelly’s legacy
On the evening of Saturday, Oct. 10, Gene Kelly’s widow tells the story of the renowned dancer, actor, director, and choreographer at the Lensic Performing Arts Center (211 W. San Francisco St.).
Gene Kelly: The Legacy, a one-woman show with Patricia Ward Kelly, features film clips, previously unreleased audio recordings, personal keepsakes, and stories he shared with her over their decade together. Kelly is known for dozens of films, including An American in Paris and Singin’ in the Rain. For The Cheyenne Social Club, a comedy directed by Kelly and starring James Stewart and Henry Fonda, Kelly worked with J.W. Eaves to build an entire Western town in Santa Fe — later known as the Eaves Movie Ranch. The show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 to $35; a VIP reception ($75, includes ticket) benefiting The Actors Fund follows. Call the Lensic: 505-988-1234 or visit www.ticketssantafe.org.— P.W.