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Lily Tomlin Coming to Rochester
Lily Tomlin Coming to Rochester

Enjoy an evening of comedy, social commentary, and personal reminiscences with one Lily Tomlin.  She'll be appearing at the Mayo Civic Center Thursday, November 17th. Tickets are $61.00.The show features hilarious insights from more than a dozen of her famous characters, including the precocious 6-year-old Edith Ann; the irascible telephone operator Ernestine; prim Judith Beasley from Calumet City, Indiana; and Lily's most profound alter ego, Trudy, the schizophrenic street lady who starred in The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe.

Throughout her career, Tomlin has received numerous awards, including: six Emmys; a Tony for her one woman Broadway show, Appearing Nitely; a second Tony as Best Actress, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics' Circle Award for her one woman performance in Jane Wagner's The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe; a CableAce Award for Executive Producing the film adaptation of The Search; a Grammy for her comedy album, This is a Recording as well as nominations for her subsequent albums Modern Scream, And That's the Truth, and On Stage; and two Peabody Awards--the first for the ABC television special, Edith Ann's Christmas: Just Say Noël, and the second for narrating and executive producing the HBO film, The Celluloid Closet. Her film credits include Robert Altman's THE PLAYER and SHORT CUTS, Joel Schumacher's comedy THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WOMAN, Woody Allen's SHADOWS AND FOG, 9 TO 5 with Dolly Parton, ORANGE COUNTY, FLIRTING WITH DISASTER and I HEART HUCKABEES.  Other memorable television roles include "Murphy Brown," "Will and Grace" and "The West Wing."

For more information and to get tickets go to http://www.mayociviccenter.com/upcoming_events/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=17354.

 

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