January 12, 1990 |
The audience was kind when actress Lily Tomlin cut short her one-woman show. After just 30 minutes Tuesday night, Tomlin gave a lengthy apology to a near-capacity crowd. "I just cannot serve the play," she said, explaining she had an extremely dry mouth because of an anti-flu medication. She asked the audience what she should do and was greeted with shouts of "Don't push yourself!" and "We love you anyway!"
January 24, 2007 |
Lily Tomlin will star in an hourlong comedy series for HBO, created by husband-and-wife producers Harry Thomason and Linda Bloodworth-Thomason of "Designing Women" and "Evening Shade" sitcom fame. The comedy, "12 Miles of Bad Road," features Tomlin as Amelia Shakespeare, head of a real estate company and matriarch of a wealthy Dallas family. In the pilot, Mary Kay Place plays Amelia's sister and Leslie Jordan plays a cousin.