BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Center for the Arts at the University at
Buffalo will welcome Lily Tomlin on Saturday, April 28, at 7:30
p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts, UB North
Campus. The performance is presented by Beechwood Continuing Care.
A question and answer period will follow the performance.
Enjoy a nostalgic evening full of smart comedy, social
commentary and personal reminiscences with one of America's
best-loved performers, Lily Tomlin. Featuring hilarious insights
from more than a dozen of her famous characters, including: the
precocious six-year-old Edith Ann; telephone operator Ernestine;
Judith Beasley from Calumet City, Indiana; and Trudy, the
schizophrenic street lady -- Lily Tomlin has come to define the
bold, irreverent nature of the one-person show.
Throughout her extraordinary entertainment career, Lily Tomlin
has received numerous awards, including: six Emmys, two Tonys and
two Peabody Awards. Her film credits include Robert Altman's The
Player and Short Cuts; Joel Schumacher's comedy The Incredible
Shrinking Woman; Woody Allen's Shadows and Fog; 9 to 5 with Dolly
Parton; Orange County; Flirting With Disaster and I Heart
Huckabees. She has also had memorable roles on television,
including appearances on Murphy Brown, Will and Grace and The West
Proceeds benefit Beechwood Continuing Care's Welcome Home
Her performance is presented by Beechwood Continuing Care,
Western New York's premier not-for-profit senior care community and
the first to spearhead the national movement for person-centered
care and household living. Named Welcome Home, this initiative
focuses on enhancing as many aspects as possible that make
Beechwood a true home for their residents by ensuring they
experience the best quality of life.
Tickets for Lily Tomlin are $47. Tickets are available at the
Center for the Arts Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6
p.m.) and all Ticketmaster locations, including ticketmaster.com.
To charge tickets, call 1-800-745-3000; in Canada, call
416-870-8000. For more information, call 716-645-2787.