Lily Tomlin
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Lily Tomlin
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Two-time Tony Award winner Lily Tomlin will offer two performances of The Best of Lily Tomplin at 5th Avenue Theatre, Saturday, January 29 and Sunday, January 30.

The show features a collection of more than a dozen of her characters, including Ernestine the Phone Lady, Sister Boogie Woman, Mrs. Beasley, and Edith Ann.

The actress received a special Tony in 1977 for her solo show Appearing Nitely and the 1986 Best Actress Tony for The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, the solo, multi-character piece she wrote with longtime partner Jane Wagner. That show was revived on Broadway in 2000.

Her many film and television credits include Nine to Five, A Prairie Home Companion, Nashville, The West Wing, Desperate Housewives, Will & Grace, Murphy Brown, and Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In.