Andrea Martin to Discuss New Memoir Alongside Nathan Lane at 92Y
Join award winning actress Andrea Martin as she discusses her new memoir, Andrea Martin's Lady Parts with good friend Nathan Lane - a not-to-be missed conversation on the triumphs and challenges, both professional and personal of a lifetime in show business, including lots of laugher along the way.
A book-selling and signing of Andrea Martin's Lady Parts follows the conversation.Andrea Martin was cast in the 1970 American touring company production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, in which she played Lucy. During the tour, she visited Toronto, fell in love with the city and moved there. Soon after, she was cast in the legendary Toronto production of Godspell, with fellow performers Victor Garber, Martin Short, Eugene Levy, Dave Thomas, Gilda Radner, Jayne Eastwood and Paul Shaffer, the musical director. Martin has since appeared in numerous theater and television productions around the world, including Toronto's Second City stage show, which led to the critically acclaimed SCTV. She has been recognized with two Emmys, two Tonys and from Canada, her two Geminis and four ACTRAs. After winning the 2013 Tony for creating the role of Berthe in the revival of Pippin, she returned to the stage in April of this year in Act One, for which she won the Outer Critics Circle award. This fall finds her once again on Broadway for 24 special performances of Pippin before packing her trapeze and taking the show to San Francisco and Los Angeles. Her next film, Night at the Museum 3, opens December 19.
Nathan Lane most recently appeared on Broadway in The Nance, for which he received Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations, and won the Outer Critics Circle Award and The Drama League Distinguished Performance Award. Lane also appeared at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago as Hickey in the Robert Falls Production of The Iceman Cometh. Lane made his Broadway debut opposite George C. Scott in Present Laughter (Drama Desk nomination), followed by Merlin, The Wind in the Willows, Some Americans Abroad, On Borrowed Time, Guys and Dolls (Tony nomination, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards), Love! Valour! Compassion! (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards), The Man Who Came To Dinner, The Producers (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards, and the Olivier Award), The Frogs, The Odd Couple, Butley, November, Waiting For Godot (Outer Critics Circle nomination), and The Addams Family (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations). Lane's TV credits include "The Good Wife" and "Modern Family" (Five Primetime Emmy Nominations, Two Daytime Emmy Awards, and a People's Choice Award) and he has appeared in over 35 films including: The Birdcage (Golden Globe Nomination, Screen Actors Guild and American Comedy Awards), Ironweed, Frankie and Johnny, Mousehunt, Jeffrey, The Lion King, Stuart Little, Nicholas Nickleby (National Board of Review Ensemble Acting Award), The Producers (Golden Globe nomination), Swing Vote, Mirror, Mirror, and The English Teacher. In 2006, Lane received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2008, he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame. Currently, Lane is teaming back up with Matthew Broderick after great success with The Producers, to produce It's Only a Play. The comedic play focuses on Terrence McNally and his life in the theatre during the 1980s.