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Comedic treasure and icon Lily Tomlin will present more than a dozen of her beloved characters, including the precocious 6-year-old Edith Ann, during a performance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at Peabody Auditorium in Daytona Beach.
Ms. Tomlin will bring the irascible telephone operator Ernestine; the aging beauty adviser Madame Lupe; Lucille the rubber addict; prim Judith Beasley from Calumet City, Ind.; and Lily's most profound character, Trudy, the schizophrenic street lady who starred in Ms. Tomlin's "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe."
In a career spanning 45 years, Ms. Tomlin has managed to keep audiences in stitches as she continues to venture across an ever-widening range of media, starring in television, theater, motion pictures, animation and video. Her characters for TV's "Laugh In" brought attention to and set the stage for Ms.Tomlin's illustrious career.
Ms.Tomlin, one of the best-loved women in America, has won six Emmy Awards, two Tony awards and a Grammy Award for her astounding body of work, including the landmark comedy series "Laugh-In."
She has appeared on countless television programs.
Ms. Tomlin has appeared in nearly 20 films including "9 to 5," "The Pink Panther 2," "A Prairie Home Companion" and her film debut, Robert Altman's "Nashville," for which she was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Ms. Tomlin is also the recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Reserved tickets are $35, $45 and $55 plus service fees and are available for purchase at the Peabody Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, Walmart Supercenters, charge by phone at (800) 745-3000 and at Ticketmaster.com.