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Comedian, actor, writer, and singer Carol Burnett, whose career has spanned seven decades of television, is premiering her latest tour An Evening of Laughter and Reflections Where The Audience Asks The Questions at the Plaza Theatre on November 4 at 7PM.
This is Burnett’s first time performing in El Paso, Texas.
Burnett, award-winning actress and best-selling author, is widely recognized by the public and her peers for her work on stage and screen, most notably The Carol Burnett Show. Named in 2007 by TIME magazine as one of “100 Best Television Shows of All Time,” The Carol Burnett Show ran for 11 years, averaged 30 million viewers per week, and received 25 Emmy Awards, making it one of the most honored shows in television history. But it is Burnett’s artistic brilliance, her respect and appreciation of her fans, and her graciousness, integrity, warmth, and humor on and off screen that have made her one of the most beloved performers in entertainment and one of the most admired women in America.
During “An Evening of Laughter and Reflection,” Burnett will take questions from the audience, show video clips from her shows in a format that harkens back to the legendary openings of The Carol Burnett Show where her studio audience had an unfiltered opportunity to engage Carol with questions and receive spontaneous answers. “I love the spontaneity of these evenings,” Carol said. “I never know what anyone is going to ask, or say, or do, so it keeps me on my toes!”
As a highly acclaimed actress, Burnett has been honored with Emmys, Golden Globes, People’s Choice Awards, the Horatio Alger Award, an Ace Award, and just last week, was the first person ever chosen to earn a Peabody Award for “Career Achievement” on top of earning a Peabody in 1962 and 1979. A Kennedy Center Honoree, she has also been honored with the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Burnett remains a force in the industry. She’s set to host an unscripted series, “A Little Help with Carol Burnett,” scheduled to launch on Netflix on May 4.
Tickets for Carol Burnett – An Evening of Laughter and Reflection go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 4 at 10AM and can be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, and at the Plaza Theatre Box Office. Tickets range from $65- $125 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change.