Lily Tomlin back to Pittsburgh

We were sad when Ms. Tomlin's 2008 appearance was cancelled.  She's back!  You can also enjoy an exclusive meet and greet afterwards which will benefit the GLCC.  Follow link on side menu to purchase tickets.


Saturday, February 7, 2009
8 PM
Benedum Center
Pittsburgh, PA

An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin is a nostalgic and warm presentation of Lily's “greatest hits” with more than a dozen of her famous characters — including the precocious 6-year-old Edith Ann, the irascible telephone operator Ernestine, the aging beauty adviser Madame Lupe, Lucille the rubber addict, prim Judith Beasley from Calumet City, Indiana, and Lily's most profound character, Trudy, the schizophrenic street lady who starred in The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe. It will be a night of cerebral comedy and prescient social commentary woven among Lily's affectionate reminiscences about her childhood in the Midwest.

Lily Tomlin has won six Emmys, two Tony awards and a Grammy for her astounding body of work that includes the landmark comedy series, “Laugh-In.”  Her one woman performance in Jane Wagner’s “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe” also won a CableAce Award for its film adaptation.  Other movies 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.  Her memorable television roles include “Murphy Brown,” “Will and Grace” and “The West Wing.”

Tickets to Lily Tomlin may be purchased at the Theater Square Box Office 655 Penn Avenue, near 7th Street (Mon-Sat 9-9, Sun Noon-6), charge by phone at 412-456-6666 or online at Prices are $100, $67 and $57.

PLEASE NOTE: If you already purchased a ticket for Lily from the Cultural Trust and would like to attend the Meet and Greet fundraiser, you can add on the event  through the GLCC for an additional $23.00.  Kat Carrick  412-793-5274  Mail to: GLCC, P.O. Box 5441 Pittsburgh PA 15206

All Tickets  for the Meet and Greet will be held at the Will Call office at the Benedum Center



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