An Intimate Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin is a one-night-only benefit to raise funds for Seattle Repertory Theatre's outstanding education programs. Tomlin returns to Seattle for a repeat performance of her recent show at Benaroya Hall this past January. Audiences can expect a wildly funny evening as Tomlin reprises many of her most-loved characters. Following her performance, Tomlin will take questions from the audience.
One of America's foremost comediennes, Lily Tomlin continues to venture across an ever-widening range of media, starring in television, theater, motion pictures, animation, and video. Throughout her extraordinary entertainment 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 Cable Ace 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 Noel and the second for narrating and executive producing the HBO film, The Celluloid Closet.
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