Vicki Lawrence Comes to Suncoast Showroom, 1/25-26

Vicki Lawrence Comes to Suncoast Showroom, 1/25-26Multi-talented show woman Vicki Lawrence - perhaps best known for her beloved character, "Mama" - will perform a two-act show at the Suncoast Showroom, January 25 and 26.

During her senior year of high school, Lawrence sent Carol Burnett a letter inviting Burnett to come see her performance in the local fire department's "Miss Fireball Contest" and included a newspaper article mentioning their resemblance. Burnett, looking for an actress to play her sister in a new variety series, attended the event. The rest is television history. "The Carol Burnett Show" premiered in the fall of 1967 and Lawrence starred in the show for 11 years thereafter, earning one Emmy Award and five Emmy nominations.

After the Burnett show ended, Lawrence went on to guest star in numerous hit television series including "Laverne & Shirley," "Love Boat" and "Murder She Wrote." But Lawrence is probably best-known for her TV series, "Mama's Family," which aired from 1983 to 1990.

Most recently, Lawrence had recurring roles in "Hannah Montana" and "Phineas and Ferb."

Showtime each evening is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available from $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees. Tickets can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702.636.7075, or visiting www.suncoastcasino.com.

About Suncoast Hotel and Casino: Suncoast Hotel and Casino is a property of Boyd Gaming. Located at the corner of Alta Drive and South Rampart Boulevard, Suncoast Hotel and Casino features eight restaurants, a 16-screen movie theater, a 600-seat bingo room, a 500-seat state-of-the-art showroom and a newly renovated 80,000-square foot casino. For further information, visit www.suncoastcasino.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/suncoastcasino), and Twitter (@suncoastcasino). Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at www.boydgaming.com.




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