Linda Lavin’s latest show is wryly entitled My First Farewell Concert and features personal stories told in songs that she loves. With Billy Stritch at the piano, her husband Steve Bakunas on the drums and her special guest, jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein, Linda will perform favorites from the Great American Songbook as well as jazz standards and show tunes that are sure to delight the audience. 

 

 

 

Linda Lavin has won a Tony Award, as well as Drama Desk, Outer Critics' and Helen Hayes Award for her performance in Broadway Bound in 1987. She is a six- time Tony award nominee for her roles in The Last of the Red Hot Lovers, The Diary of Anne Frank, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Collected Stories and The Lyons. Lavin was seen recently in Candide, directed by Hal Prince, and received stellar reviews. Inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame in 2011, other theatre credits include The New Century (Drama Desk Award), Other Desert Cities (LCT), and Too Much Sun (Vineyard Theatre). She is a two-time Golden Globe winner for her role as Alice on the 9 year hit TV series Alice on CBS, and she co-starred with Sean Hayes in the NBC Series Sean Saves the World. Lavin has also recently guest starred on MOM and The Good Wife. She appeared with Robert De Niro in Nancy Meyer's The Intern. Recent feature films include A Short History of Decay, Manhattan Nocturne with Adrien Brody, and upcoming, How to Be A Latin Lover opposite Rob Lowe and Eugenio Derbez. Currently, Linda can be seen on the CBS sitcom 9JKL opposite Mark Feurstein and Elliot Gould. Born in Portland, Maine and a graduate of the College of William & Mary, which recently conferred on her an honorary doctor of arts degree where she endows a theater program. She performs her concert act with Billy Stritch, her music director, and her husband Steve Bakunas at the drums, and has released her first CD "Possibilities" an album of jazz standards and show tunes.