From Alice to Gypsy to Tales of the Allergist’s Wife, multiple Award Winning Linda Lavin stars in a brand new show for the 2004 season.
Linda Lavin has had a distinguished theatre career, earning the Tony, Helen Hayes, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Awards as Best Actress for her starring role in Neil Simon’s Broadway Bound.
She has received Tony Nominations for such diverse roles as Marjorie Taub in Tales of the Allergist’s Wife by Charles Busch and Mrs. Van Dan in the 1997 revival of The Diary of Anne Frank as well as Neil Simon’s Last of The Red Hot Lovers.
Her Theatre career has been varied: from her stirring portrayal of Mama Rose in the 1990 revival of Gypsy to playing Dr. Gorgeous Teitelbaum in Wendy Wasserstein’s The Sisters Rosensweig to her 2003 starring role in the Carol Burnette/Carrie Hamilton penned Hollywood Arms directed by Harold Prince. Additional theatre nominations and awards include starring roles in Collected Stories and the Elaine May/ David Mamet/ Woody Allen off Broadway hit Death Defying Acts, winning the Best Actress Obie and Lucille Lortel awards.
Television audiences remember Linda from starring roles on Barney Miller, Law and Order and, for seven years, Alice. She has also starred in, produced and directed many award winning TV movies.
Linda’s new show, The Song Remembers When offers audiences a chance to see her live and up-close, recalling her roots in theatre (The Mad Show performing “The Boy From…”), her appearances at many on the :Downstairs” nightclubs across the country and offers audiences the working girl medley, culminating with “The Theme From Alice.”
Funny, warm and full of personality, this light-hearted romp through Linda’s award winning and fabulous career.