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University of Iowa News Release

Sept. 23, 2005

A Few Tickets Still Remain For Lily Tomlin In Hancher Oct. 14

A few upper-balcony tickets still remain available for the performance of comedian Lily Tomlin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 in the University of Iowa Hancher Auditorium.

So there is still a chance to spend an evening with Ernestine the operator, Mrs. Judith Beasley, Trudy the bag lady, six-year-old Edith Ann and Tomlin's other timeless creations.

Lily Tomlin in Hancher is supported by Drs. Lisa and Amir Arbisser, Eye  Surgeons, Inc.; and Nancy Droll, through the University of Iowa Foundation, with  media support from the Iowa City Press-Citizen.

Remaining tickets are $45/40 (UI student $36/32).

Hancher Auditorium box office business hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. From the local calling area, dial 319-335-1160. Long distance is toll-free, 1-800-HANCHER. People with special needs for access, seating and auxiliary services should dial 319-335-1158, which is equipped with TDD for people with hearing impairment who use that technology.

Tickets may be ordered on-line 24 hours a day, seven days a week through Hancher's website: <>.

Orders may be charged to VISA, MasterCard or American Express. UI students may charge their purchases to their university bills, and UI faculty and staff may select the option of payroll deduction. Information and brochures may be requested by e-mail: <>.

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STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Arts Center Relations, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 351, Iowa City, IA 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Winston Barclay, 319-384-0073,

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