Lily Tomlin News

Date of Birth: September 01, 1939 (77)
Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA
Gender: Female
Miss Coco Peru Returns to Los Angeles LGBT Center for Two ShowsMiss Coco Peru Returns to Los Angeles LGBT Center for Two Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

In response to overwhelming popular demand, the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced the return of the legendary Miss Coco Peru in her latest solo show, A Gentle Reminder: Miss Coco Peru's Guide to a Somewhat Happy Life. There will be two performances only at the Renberg Theatre on Friday and Saturday, February 10 & 11 at 8pm. (more...)

Kathy Griffin's Fall 'CELEBRITY RUN-IN' Tour Stop at bergenPAC on Sale FridayKathy Griffin's Fall 'CELEBRITY RUN-IN' Tour Stop at bergenPAC on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

New show on sale at bergenPAC: Kathy Griffin: Celebrity Run-In Tour-Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 8PM. (more...)

Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton to Present Lily Tomlin with the 53rd SAG Life Achievement AwardJane Fonda and Dolly Parton to Present Lily Tomlin with the 53rd SAG Life Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton will present the SAG Life Achievement Award to actor, comedian, writer, producer and all-round entertainment maverick Lily Tomlin during the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (more...)

Women in Comedy Festival and ImprovBoston to Present 'JELLY' Variety ShowWomen in Comedy Festival and ImprovBoston to Present 'JELLY' Variety Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

While men have been in the national comedy scene spotlight for decades, the folks at the Women in Comedy Festival (WICF) and ImprovBoston stay committed to showcasing the extraordinary contributions of women right here in Boston (more...)

Humorist GARRISON KEILLOR Brings His Unique Wisdom and Whimsy to The McCallum TheatreHumorist GARRISON KEILLOR Brings His Unique Wisdom and Whimsy to The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Jan 13, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents Garrison Keillor on Friday, January 27, at 8:00pm. True to his radio form, the humorist shares hilarious anecdotes about growing up in the American Midwest, the people of Lake Wobegon, and "late-life fatherhood." With a wonderful, dry sense of humor, he captivates audiences and delivers with class, charisma, and wisdom. One of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, Garrison Keillor is a best-selling author and humorist known for his popular live radio variety show, "A Prairie Home Companion," which attracts more than 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations each week. (more...)

Short Plays by Robert Patrick Showcased in HI-FI, WI-FI, SCI-FI at La MaMaShort Plays by Robert Patrick Showcased in HI-FI, WI-FI, SCI-FI at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

A series of short plays by Robert Patrick - author of the forward-thinking dramas CAMERA OBSCURA and ALL IN THE MIND, minimalist works from the 1960s and 1970s that questioned the future and presciently foreshadowed the cyber web we live in today - will be presented together as an evening-length work that immerses the viewer in technologies that were science fiction when the plays were originally written. (more...)


by Troy Frisby - Jan 11, 2017

A woman of many talents, one of Sandra Bernhard's greatest gifts has been her finely-honed ability to satirize Hollywood from the inside. Luckily, her latest residency at Joe's Pub, the year-ending SANDRA MONICA BLVD: COAST TO COAST, gave her plenty of opportunities to keep sharpening that blade. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Announced for San Diego Musical Theatre's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICALCast, Creatives Announced for San Diego Musical Theatre's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) today announced the cast and creative team for the San Diego regional premiere of 9 to 5: The Musical. (more...)

Amber Martin Sings JANIS JOPLIN: UNDEAD at Feinstein's/54 BelowAmber Martin Sings JANIS JOPLIN: UNDEAD at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Amber Martin in "AMBER MARTIN IN JANIS JOPLIN: UNDEAD"  plays FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW (254 West 54th  Street) on JANUARY 19TH at 9:30PM.  (more...)

The Theatre School at DePaul University to Present World Premiere of NIGHT RUNNERThe Theatre School at DePaul University to Present World Premiere of NIGHT RUNNER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents Night Runner, a world premiere by Ike Holter and directed by Lisa Portes, with musical direction by Mikel Patrick Avery, choreography by Breon Arzell, and fight choreography by Katherine Coyl. Night Runner is a part of The Theatre School's Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences Series. (more...)

Martin Sheen to Portray Televangelist Oral Roberts in Netflix's COME SUNDAYMartin Sheen to Portray Televangelist Oral Roberts in Netflix's COME SUNDAY
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Martin Sheen will take on the role of reknown televangelist Oral Roberts in Netflix upcoming drama COME SUNDAY. Robert Redford was originally in talks to headline the project. (more...)

BWW Previews: From Bocelli To Broadway! An Evening With CHAD HILLIGUS Is An Exciting Addition For The New Year At McCallum TheatreBWW Previews: From Bocelli To Broadway! An Evening With CHAD HILLIGUS Is An Exciting Addition For The New Year At McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Dec 31, 2016

The only American ever invited to join Australia's The TEN Tenors, Chad Hilligus makes his McCallum Theatre solo debut on Friday, January 20, at 8:00pm. 'An Evening with Chad Hilligus' features a powerful program highlighting his international career with charming stories and standards from Bocelli to Bennett to Broadway. Chad will be joined by Musical Director Christopher Marlowe, along with international soprano Lauren Jelencovich and other featured guests.  (more...)

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center Presents WELL-STRUNG- The Singing String QuartetThe Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center Presents WELL-STRUNG- The Singing String Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Los Angeles LGBT Center has announced a special one-night-only return of the internationally acclaimed singing string quartet Well-Strung. The four performers, who specialize in pairing classical compositions by Mozart, Bach, and Aaron Copland with pop hits by Green Day, Adele, and Taylor Swift, will perform at the Renberg Theatre for one show only on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

Denzel Washington, Audra McDonald Among Nominees of 23rd Annual SAG AWARDSDenzel Washington, Audra McDonald Among Nominees of 23rd Annual SAG AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 14, 2016

Nominations for the 23rd Annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS were announced live today from the Pacific Design Center in Hollywood. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES, LA LA LAND Among Nominees for 23rd Annual SAG AWARDS; Full ListGAME OF THRONES, LA LA LAND Among Nominees for 23rd Annual SAG AWARDS; Full List
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 14, 2016

Nominations for the 23rd Annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS were announced live today from the Pacific Design Center. Sophia Bush (Chicago P.D., One Tree Hill) and Common (Suicide Squad, Selma) joined SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris to reveal this year's announce the nominees. (more...)

Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Presents An Evening with Garrison KeillorThousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Presents An Evening with Garrison Keillor
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The great American storyteller, Garrison Keillor brings his unique brand of humor to the Fred Kavli Theatre, Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company Presents the Southeast Premiere of EXIT STRATEGY by Ike HolterKenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company Presents the Southeast Premiere of EXIT STRATEGY by Ike Holter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company presents the Southeastern premiere of Exit Strategy written by Ike Holter and directed by John Dillon, running February 21 - March 19, 2017 at Fulton County's Southwest Arts Center's Performance Theater.  (more...)

VIDEO: Lily Tomlin & Alison Sudol Trade Restaurant Tales on LATE LATE SHOWVIDEO: Lily Tomlin & Alison Sudol Trade Restaurant Tales on LATE LATE SHOW
by - Dec 8, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, after Lily Tomlin recalled a memory with her father trying to get her to sing in a restaurant, James asks Alison Sudol about her first trip to Japan, highlighted by a visit to a robot restaurant. (more...)

Scoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 12/7 - 12/16 on CBSScoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 12/7 - 12/16 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Dec 7, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 12/7 - 12/16, airing on CBS (more...)

BWW Review: One More Week To See THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE: REVISITEDBWW Review: One More Week To See THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE: REVISITED
by Don Grigware - Dec 5, 2016

One thing is perfectly clear. Jane Wagner's perspective of the 80s, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe is a brilliant piece of writing. When Lily Tomlin performed it in the 80s (the film version was released in 1991) as a one-woman play, portraying all twelve characters, the charm of the play was watching Tomlin's ingenious skill. She flawlessly slipped in and out of all the characters, female and male, without changing makeup, hair or clothes. It was a phenomenal performance. Now thirty years later, Wagner and Tomlin have adapted the work for a cast of 12 actors under the direction of Ken Sawyer, which opened in October and has been extended until December 11 only at the LGBT Center on the Ed Gould Plaza at McCadden Place, Hollywood. (more...)

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