Lucy (Sirena Irwin) and Ricky (Bill Mendieta) get comfortable in "I Love Lucy Live On Stage," which plays the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place in Chicago.
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Ricky (Bill Mendieta) performs with the Ricky Ricardo Orchestra in "I Love Lucy Live On Stage" at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place in Chicago.
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The funniest thing about "I Love Lucy" is that it forever finds perhaps the most popular comedienne in history, Lucille Ball, trying to entertain but being unable to. In the end, her undeniable comic ability can't help winning out. "I Love Lucy Live on Stage," the new musical based on the classic sitcom, has kind of the same thing going on.