"I have loved Andrea Martin from afar for many years, but now, after reading this funny and heroically honest book, I would like to take things to the next level and marry her."—Tina Fey
Join award winning actress Andrea Martin as she discusses her new memoir, Andrea Martin’s Lady Parts with good friend Nathan Lane. A not-to-be missed conversation on the triumphs and challenges, both professional and personal, of a lifetime in show business, including lots of laugher along the way.
There will be a selling and signing of Martin's memoir, Andrea Martin’s Lady Parts, following the event.
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Andrea Martin was cast in the 1970 American touring company production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, in which she played Lucy. During the tour, she visited Toronto, fell in love with the city and moved there. Soon after, she was cast in the legendary Toronto production of Godspell, with fellow performers Victor Garber, Martin Short, Eugene Levy, Dave Thomas, Gilda Radner, Jayne Eastwood and Paul Shaffer, the musical director. Martin has appeared in numerous theater and television productions around the world, including Toronto's Second City stage show, which led to the critically acclaimed "SCTV." She has also been recognized with many awards, especially prized among them her two Emmys, two Tonys and from Canada, her two Geminis and four ACTRAs. After winning the 2013 Tony for creating the role of Berthe in the revival of Pippin, she returned to the stage in April of this year in Act One, for which she won the Outer Critics Circle award. This fall finds her once again on Broadway for 24 special performances of Pippin before packing her trapeze and taking the show to San Francisco and Los Angeles. Her next film, Night at the Museum 3, opens December 19.
Nathan Lane most recently appeared on Broadway in The Nance, for which he received Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations, and won the Outer Critics Circle Award and The Drama League Distinguished Performance Award. Lane also appeared at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago as Hickey in the Robert Falls Production of The Iceman Cometh.
Lane made his Broadway debut opposite George C. Scott in Present Laughter (Drama Desk nomination), followed by Merlin, The Wind in the Willows, Some Americans Abroad, On Borrowed Time, Guys and Dolls (Tony nomination, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards), Love! Valour! Compassion! (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards), The Man Who Came to Dinner, The Producers (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards, and the Olivier Award), The Frogs, The Odd Couple, Butley, November, Waiting for Godot (Outer Critics Circle nomination), The Addams Family (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations).
In 1992 Lane received an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence of Performance through his various roles in theatre. He also appeared in a number of off Broadway productions including: The Common Pursuit, The Film Society, The Libson Traviata (Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards, Outer Critics Circle nomination), Lips Together, Teeth Apart, Love! Valour! Compassion! (Obie Award), Bad Habits, Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams, Mizlansky/Zilinsky or Schmucks, Trumbo, Measure for Measure (St. Claire Bayfield Award), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, She Stoops to Conquer, In a Pig’s Valise, Love, Do Re Mi.
As for television, Lane has most recently had a recurring role on "The Good Wife" and "Modern Family" (Five Primetime Emmy Nominations, Two Daytime Emmy Awards and a People’s Choice Award).
Lane has also appeared in over 35 films including: The Birdcage (Golden Globe Nomination, Screen Actors Guild and American Comedy Awards), Ironweed, Frankie And Johnny, Mousehunt, Jeffrey, The Lion King, Stuart Little, Nicholas Nickleby (National Board of Review Ensemble Acting Award), The Producers (Golden Globe nomination), Swing Vote, Mirror, Mirror, The English Teacher.
In 2006, Lane received a start on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2008, he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame.
Currently, Lane is teaming back up with Matthew Broderick after great success with The Producers, to produce It’s Only a Play. The comedic play focuses on Terrence McNally and his life in the theatre during the 1980s.
Lane was born and raised in New Jersey and eventually got his career rolling in New York City. Lane currently still resides in New York City.