Lily Tomlin

Off-script moments a highlight of 'An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin'

Off-script moments a highlight of 'An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin'

Lily Tomlin Jenny RIsher

Lily Tomlin opened her recent one-woman show at the Balboa Theatre by saying, “Growing up in Detroit, I always wished I’d be a big star so I could go on tour to San Diego,” and immediately endeared herself to the sold-out audience.

The 79-year-old comedian has been performing for more than half a century, and many of her most beloved characters – Edith Ann, Ernestine – made welcome appearances during “An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin.”

Tomlin is a master at captivating a crowd, and after reminiscing about each of her famous characters, she brought them up to date, keeping them relevant and proving their timelessness....

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