Date: April 18, 2020 to April 18, 2020
Where: Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater, 100 California Dr, Yountville, California, United States, 94599
Ticket Price: N/A
Emmy Award winning comedienne Vicki Lawrence is one of the most beloved television personalities of her generation. Plucked out of total obscurity as a high school senior, Vicki went on to become part of the now-legendary cast of the Carol Burnett Show. I went to the Harvard School of Comedy in front of America, says Ms. Lawrence of her Burnett Show training.In the seventh season, and hundreds of hilarious sketches later, at the ripe, old age of 24, Vicki created her most endearing character to date, Thelma Harper, or Mama as she is better known to her fans. After the Burnett Show, Vicki went on to star in Mamas Family, which consistently topped the ratings for its entire six-year run of original shows. Mama has attained almost a cult status among her legions of loyal television viewers, who still enjoy her in reruns twice daily throughout most of the country and the world.The unprecedented ratings for the Carol Burnett Showstopper Special, which delighted more than 50 million viewers, convinced Ms. Lawrence that the time is right to take Mama out of the closet, dust off her sensible shoes and hit the road with her new touring production, Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show.Ms. Lawrence will take the stage first. My new show will not be a retrospective, she explains. The show is a mixture of stand-up comedy, music and my observations about real life. The multi-talented entertainer is mostly known for her acting and comedic talents, but she also earned a gold record for the 1973 hit, The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia.This is not Vickis first foray into theater. She has appeared in numerous productions, including Carousel, Send Me No Flowers, No, No, Nanette, My Fat Friend, Chapter Two, Twigs, Hello Dolly, Special Occasions, Im Getting My Act Together and Taking It ON The Road, Annie Get Your Gun and live from the Grand Ole Opry, Nunsense 3: The Jamboree which aired on TNN.