WICF: Jane Lynch
WICF: Jane Lynch
Performing: 04/14/2015 - Buy Tickets
The Wilbur Theatre
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jane Lynch Comes to The Wilbur
WHAT: On Friday, April 24th, 2015, Jane Lynch is coming to The Wilbur in Boston’s historic Theatre District.
Jane Lynch cut her theatrical teeth at The Second City, Steppenwolf Theatre and in many church basements all over the greater Chicago-land area helping her become the comedic talent she is today.
Jane can currently be seen in the Golden Globe and SAG Award winning Ryan Murphy television series Glee on FOX as the one-liner powerhouse coach Sue Sylvester. With her magnificent comedic timing, Jane has earned herself an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, and a SAG award nomination for her role as Sue Sylvester on Glee. With her wit and luminous stage presence, Jane served as the host for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Some of her other recent television credits include the STARZ series Party Down, Lovespring, a Lifetime original series, Desperate Housewives and Weeds as well as the last season of The L Word opposite Cybill Shepherd. She has recurring roles on Two and a Half Men, where she was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress, Criminal Minds and The New Adventures of Old Christine.
Jane also has a long list of film credits to display her acting talents, which can be seen in the upcoming film A.C.O.D. Past film work includes The Three Stooges, Paul, Julie & Julia, The Post Grad Survival Guide, Brownie Masters, Christopher Guest’s For Your Consideration, A Mighty Wind and Best in Show, as well as Role Models, The Rocker, Spring Breakdown, Walk Hard, Talladega Nights, The 40 Year Old Virgin, Margaret Cho’s Celeste and Bam Bam, Alan Cumming’s Suffering Man’s Charity, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Sleepover, Surviving Eden, and many more. Jane has also taken her acting chops to the world of animation in the upcoming Disney/Pixar feature Wreck-It Ralph, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Space Chimps, Alvin and the Chipmunks, The Cleveland Show, The Simpsons and Shrek Forever After.
Jane recently added author to her repertoire. Her memoir, Happy Accidents, was released in September 2011 and includes a foreword written by the legendary Carol Burnett.
Jane’s play Oh Sister, My Sister! had runs at the Tamarind Theatre and Bang Theater garnering the LA Weekly Comedy Ensemble of the Year Award.
Starting this May, Jane will be featured in the Broadway production of Annie as Miss Hannigan in a limited Broadway run at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theater in New York. She also will be seen hosting NBC’s newest game show hit, Hollywood Game Night, produced by Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner later this summer.
Jane Lynch, with her comedic timing, fantastic look, and remarkable wit makes her an actress to watch.
For tickets and more information about The Wilbur and other great events visit http://thewilbur.com.
WHEN: Friday, April 24th, 2015 – 7:30 PM
COST: $37.00 – $79.50
WHERE: The Wilbur | 246 Tremont Street | Boston, MA 02116 | 617.248.9700
TICKETS: Visit www.thewilbur.com, or call the box office at 617.248.9700
About The Wilbur:
Celebrating 100 years, The Wilbur, nestled in Boston’s historic Theatre District, is the premiere destination for comedy and music in Boston, MA. Built in 1914 by The Shubert Brothers, The Wilbur opened in 1915 and was named for The Shubert Theatre’s manager A.L. Wilbur. Recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich in July of 2008, The Wilbur has become a first-class venue showcasing A-list comedians and musicians. A Comedy Central verified venue, the theater has attracted the best of the best in comedy including Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams and Jim Gaffigan. They also boast award-winning musicians from all genres such as Boyz II Men, Lauryn Hill, Lyle Lovitt and Smoky Robinson. Offering an intimate show setting, The Wilbur provides the perfect environment for enjoying comedy sensations and chart topping artists in the heart of Boston’s historic Theater District.
The Wilbur is located at 246 Tremont Street in Boston, MA. For more information, please visit www.thewilbur.com, or call 617.248.9700.