Entertainment Writer Jane Wagner to Join Wife Lily Tomlin, Hilton Als for Lambda Literary Conversation

02:42  30 june  2020
02:42  30 june  2020 Source:   hollywoodreporter.com

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Jane Wagner & Lily Tomlin in conversation with Hilton Als . Featuring a special performance from The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe. Hilton Als became a staff writer at The New Yorke r in 1994 and a theatre critic in 2002. He began contributing to the magazine in 1989, writing

Lily Tomlin and Her Wife Jane Wagner Immediately “Clicked” When They First Met. Wagner is a writer , director, and producer herself—and instantly impressed Tomlin with her work when they After Tomlin asked Wagner for help with her comedy album, she “didn’t hear from her for a while” after

Like so many big events, the Lambda Literary Awards celebration — aka "The Lammys" — had to be scrapped due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But Visionary Award winner Jane Wagner will have a chance to wax on about the honor during a rare sit-down conversation June 30 wife Lily Tomlin on Crowdcast on at 5 p.m. PST (8 p.m. EST). The duo will be joined by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Hilton Als.

“The Lammys," originally scheduled for June 8 in New York, recognize the best LGBTQ books of the year while Wagner was selected for the top honor thanks to her "achievement and passionate commitment to writing" and having "contributed positively and tangibly to the LGBTQ community."

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See Jane Wagner & Lily Tomlin in conversation with Hilton Als on June 30. During these challenging times, contributions from people like you make it possible for Lambda Literary to serve our community’s brightest lights.

Tomlin and Wagner — who is also the actress’ writing partner — tied the knot on Dec. For more on Lily Tomlin , check out this week’s issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday. The two have often worked together professionally, and their projects include Tomlin ’s Tony-winning one-woman show

Said Lambda Literary board of directors president Amy Scholder, "Wagner’s innovative and barrier-breaking work has influenced and shaped the lives of generations of young LGBTQ writers. Her work both defies categorization and reflects the broad range of our shared humanity."

Unlike many virtual events amid the pandemic, the online chat is "pay what you wish" with a suggested donation between $10-100. Proceeds benefit Lambda Literary’s work on behalf of LGBTQ writers, including the LGBTQ Writers-in-Schools program and the Writer’s Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices.

The Visionary Award is the latest in a long list of honors for Wagner who has won three Emmys, Peabody Awards, a Writer’s Guild Award, three Grammy, a New York Drama Critics’ Circle Special Award and a New York Drama Desk Award. Major hits include the Broadway success, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, J.T., and the television special, Edith Ann’s Christmas: Just Say Noel. The teleplay J.T. brought her to the attention of Tomlin, who was seeking a writer for her television character, the precocious Edith Ann at the same time Wagner was looking to expand into her writing to include comedy. They began working together on an Edith Ann album, and thus began an award-winning, creative and personal alliance that has lasted over 50 years.

Despite horror series from Schalke: Wagner excludes retirement .
Schalke 04 wins none of his last 16 games of the season. Coach David Wagner does not think of resigning - he wants to keep fighting. © Getty Images David Wagner won with Schalke 04 none of the last 16 games of the season coach David Wagner from Bundesliga club Schalke 04, despite the horror series in the second half, did not rule out his resignation. "There will not be. I am a Schalke - and Schalke fight," said the coach after 0: 4 (0: 2) on the last match day at SC Freiburg .

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