Nathan Lane coming to Proctors

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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Award-winning stage, television and film actor Nathan Lane is coming to town and Proctors has him.

The Tony-, Daytime Emmy- and Screen Actors Guild award-winning actor will be at Proctors 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 for an evening of conversation and Q&A.

Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday at the Proctors box office, 432 State St.; by phone at 518.346.6204; or online at proctors.org.

The evening will begin with a showing of the 1996 Mike Nichols-directed comedy, "The Birdcage," in which Lane co-starred with Robin Williams. Following the film, there will be a moderated discussion with Lane. He will also answer audience-submitted questions.

Lane recently made his National Theatre debut in London as Roy Cohn in Tony Kushner's "Angels in America."

On Broadway, he has starred in "The Front Page;" "It's Only A Play;" "The Nance" (Tony and Drama Desk nominations, Outer Critics Circle Award and The Drama-League Distinguished Performance Award); "The Addams Family" (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations), "Waiting for Godot" (Outer Critics Circle nomination); "Butley;" "The Odd Couple;" "The Producers" (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards); "The Man Who Came to Dinner;" "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards); "Love! Valour! Compassion!" (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards); "Laughter on the 23rd Floor;" and "Guys and Dolls" (Tony Nomination, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards) among others.

Recent TV includes "American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson;"and recurring roles on "Modern Family" and "The Good Wife." He has received six Primetime Emmy nominations, two Daytime Emmy Awards and The People's Choice Award.

He has appeared in more than 35 films including "The Birdcage" (Golden Globe Nomination, Screen Actors Guild and American Comedy Awards); "Ironweed;" "The Lion King;" "Nicholas Nickleby" (National Board of Review Award); and "The Producers" (Golden Globe Nomination).

In 2006, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2008 he was inducted into The American Theater Hall of Fame.


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