The career of multi-talented performer LILY TOMLIN
spans comedy, stage, television, film, writing and producing. Inspired by early comic pioneers like Lucille Ball, Bea Lillie, Imogene Coca, and Jean Carroll, Tomlin left college to pursue her dream and fine-tune her craft starting in local coffee houses, then moving on to New York landmark clubs, building along the way a strong following. In 1966 she made her television debut on The Garry Moore Show,
and The Merv Griffin Show,
before joining, in 1969, the top-rated cast of Laugh-In
where she rose to national prominence with her characterizations of Ernestine, the irascible telephone operator, and Edith Ann, the devilish six-year-old. She went on to co-write and star in six comedy television specials, and has guest-starred in numerous television shows including Homicide, X-Files, Will and Grace, Murphy Brown,
and The West Wing
and her new show Malibu Country.
1977 brought Tomlin to Broadway with Appearing Nitely
In 1985, Tomlin appeared in Jane Wagner’s critically-acclaimed play, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe.
In 1975, Tomlin made her movie debut in Nashville
. She has also appeared in 9 to 5, The Incredible Shrinking Woman, All of Me, Shadows and Fog, Short Cuts, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Player, Flirting With Disaster, Away with Murder, Krippendorf’s Tribe, Orange County, I Heart Huckabee’s, A Prairie Home Companion,
and Pink Panther II.
Some of her numerous honors include: six Emmys, two Tony Awards, two Peabody Awards, a Grammy, and the prestigious Mark Twain Prize
for American Humor.
Saturday, April 13, at 8 P.M. (Doors open at 7 pm) • Paramount Theatre (16th & Glenarm, Denver)ALL SEATS RESERVED:
$45, $65 & $85 Tickets are available at www.tickethorse.com
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