Linda Lavin to Return to Provincetown This Month with 'Second Farewell Concert'

Linda Lavin to Return to Provincetown This Month with 'Second Farewell Concert'Producer Rick Murray welcomes Tony Award winner Linda Lavin back to Provincetown for two performances only, Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the Paramount Theatre at The Crown & Anchor. Billed as her "Second Farewell Concert," Ms. Lavin will appear with her acclaimed musical director, Billy Stritch.

The event is part of the star-studded lineup of the 2017 Crown & Anchor Cabaret Series. Tickets are now on sale for the Series, which takes place this summer in Provincetown, MA at The Crown & Anchor's Paramount Theatre, Cabaret Room, and Town Hall Auditorium.

Linda Lavin won a Tony Award for her performance in Broadway Bound in 1987 and has been nominated for the Tony five additional times her roles in The Last of the Red Hot Lovers, The Diary of Anne Frank, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Collected Stories and The Lyons. Last year, Linda started on Broadway in Our Mother's Brief Affair, to great acclaim. Inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame in 2011, other theatre credits include The New Century (Lincoln Center; Drama Desk Award), Other Desert Cities (Lincoln Center), and Too Much Sun (Vineyard Theatre). She is a two-time Golden Globe winner for her role as Alice on the 9 year hit TV series Alice on CBS and she co- starred with Sean Hayes in the NBC Series Sean Saves the World. Lavin has also recently guest starred on Mom and The Good Wife and is currently filming the upcoming CBS series, 9J, 9K and 9L, in which she co-stars with Mark Feurstein and Elliot Gould. In films, Linda appeared with Robert De Niro in The Intern, A Short History of Decay, Manhattan Nocturne with Adrien Brody and most recently, in How to Be A Latin Lover opposite Rob Lowe and Eugenio Derbez. Born in Portland, Maine and a graduate of the College of William & Mary, which recently conferred on her an honorary doctor of arts degree and where she endows a theater program. She performs her concert act with Billy Stritch, her music director, and her husband, Steve Bakunas, at the drums and has recently released her first CD "Possibilities" an album of jazz standards and show tunes.

This season, proceeds from the Cabaret Series will benefit the True Colors Fund. Co-founded by Cyndi Lauper, the True Colors Fund is working to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth by creating systemic change through a broad continuum of advocacy, training and education, and youth collaboration programs.

Upcoming Crown & Anchor 2017 Cabaret Series Schedule:

Linda Lavin

Paramount Theater

Saturday and Sunday, August 26 & 27 at 7:00 p.m.

Sandra Bernhardt

Paramount Theater

Monday and Tuesday, August 28 & 29 at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets are now on sale both for general admission seating and special VIP packages. Pricing and additional information available online at www.onlyatthecrown.com, by phone at 508-487-1430, or at the Crown & Anchor box office, 247 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA.

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