A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom

2022 National Tour Dates & Venues
The full list of tour dates and venues will be posted here as soon as they are announced by L.A. Theatre Works. Please check back at the end of September.

Get the Book That Inspired the Play
In the meantime, download the book that inspired the play: Jess Oppenheimer's humorous memoir, Laughs, Luck...and Lucy, co-authored by Gregg Oppenheimer. Behind-the-scenes stories and photos, rare Lucille Ball audio, and the only I Love Lucy script that Lucy and Desi ever refused to perform! The Kindle e-book edition is only $2.99, with all royalties going to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Prefer the paperback edition? Get it from Amazon, or order your own personalized autographed copy directly from Gregg Oppenheimer (with all proceeds donated to charity).

"A must-have for true Lucy lovers." - TV Guide Online

Hear the World Premiere Production
Download the entire 2018 world premiere performance of LUCY LOVES DESI: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom for only $4.95. Originally released as "I Love Lucy: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom," and starring Sarah Drew (Grey's Anatomy) as Lucille Ball, Oscar Nunez (The Office) as Desi Arnaz, and Seamus Dever (Castle) as Jess Oppenheimer.

"Marvelous performances. Oscar Nunez and Sarah Drew capture every nuance." - AudioFile Magazine