Linda Lavin to appear in Nardicio’s Icon Series July 26


EDGE Media Network Contributor

Thursday May 29, 2014

Daniel Nardicio is proud to announce that Tony and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Linda Lavin will be making her Fire Island debut as part of his Icon Series taking place each Saturday night this summer at the Ice Palace in Cherry Grove. Lavin is scheduled to perform on Saturday, July 26.

Following her starring role in "Too Much Sun," reuniting her with Playwright Nicky Silver ("The Lyons" ) at The Vineyard Theater, Linda Lavin brings her acclaimed concert "Possibilities" to Fire Island, with musical director Billy Stritch.  

In recent years, Lavin has remained busy with concerts, TV and theater, including her role in the Kennedy Center production of "Follies"; the Lincoln Center Theatre production of "Other Desert Cities" and the Off Broadway and Broadway productions of "The Lyons," where Linda was nominated for a Tony for Best Actress in a Play, as well as Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Play, Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Play and Drama League nomination for a Distinguished Performance Award. This past season, she starred as Sean Hayes' mother in the NBC comedy "Sean Saves The World."

Ms. Lavin has been nominated for several Tony Awards and won in 1987 for Best Actress in a Play for "Broadway Bound." Other nominations include Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play in 1970 for "Last of the Red Hot Lovers"; Tony Award nomination in 1998 for Best Featured Actress in a Play,"The Diary of Anne Frank"; the 2001 Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Play, "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife" and the 2010 Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Play, "Collected Stories."

In addition to theater and concerts, audiences know Linda from her TV roles on "Barney Miller," and as the waitress and mother in the sitcom Alice . During the nine seasons "Alice" was on the air, Linda nabbed two Golden Globe awards and an Emmy nomination. Ever the singer, she even sang "There's a New Girl in Town" over the opening credits of the show to the delight of her fans.

Linda's acclaimed concerts, from classic nightclubs to theaters and symphonies, include "Songs and Confessions of a One-Time Waitress"; and her new show, "Possibilities!" based on her recent CD, featuring "Two for the Road", "Rhode Island is Famous" and the title track, "You've Got Possibilities."  

"Lavin's got an irresistible personality that seeps into music, stories and banter with the band, which includes her husband, Steve Bakunas, on drums." writes the New York Daily News.

Show is July 26th at 8pm at the Ice Palace, Cherry Grove, Fire Island   Tickets available at