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Friday, April 1, 2011

Lily Tomlin @ Kingsbury Hall (SLC: April 16)

Lily Tomlin Brings an Evening of Classic Comedy to Kingsbury Hall

March 29, 2011: Lily Tomlin, one of America’s foremost comediennes, is bringing her beloved characters, including six-year-old Edith Ann, telephone operator Ernestine and many others, to Salt Lake City in an all-new show, performing at Kingsbury Hall on Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $39.50, $44.50, $49.50 and $59.50 and are available by calling 801-581-7100 or visiting www.kingtix.com.

Lily Tomlin was named “Funniest Female Stand-Up Comic” by the American Comedy Awards. She won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her one-woman show, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe. Over her 40-plus year career, she has won two Tonys, two Peabodys, six Emmys, a Grammy, the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards, plus the Mark Twain Prize for American humor. She has performed on numerous television shows, including Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In, Sesame Street, Saturday Night Live, The Magic School Bus, Will and Grace and The West Wing. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in Robert Altman’s Nashville, and has also appeared in 9 to 5, All of Me, The Incredible Shrinking Woman, I Heart Huckabees and Prairie Home Companion, among many others.

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