LaughFest runs March 6 – 16 next year as a fund-raiser and awareness project of Gilda’s Club of Grand Rapids.
The performance is a partnership between LaughFest and Broadway Grand Rapids, which is known for bringing in high quality national stage tours, including Broadway musicals.
Tomlin became a household name on the classic comedy series “Laugh-In” back in the 60s and 70s, but since then her television, movie, and live performance career established her as an award-winning comedienne.
A Detroit native, Tomlin studied drama at Wayne State University. However, she has never performed in Grand Rapids.
Gilda’s Club of Grand Rapids provides support for cancer patients and survivors.