Pair produce Leslie Jordan solo show Off Broadway
Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner have signed on as producers of “My Trip Down the Pink Carpet,” a solo show by Leslie Jordan that will run Off Broadway later this spring.Jordan, a thesp (“Will and Grace,” “Sordid Lives”) and writer (“Hysterical Blindness and Other Southern Tragedies That Have Plagued My Life Thus Far”), recounts a collection of autobiographical tales in “Pink Carpet,” also the title of his recently released memoir. Show, which details his life juggling his Hollywood career and his gay identity, is helmed by David Galligan. Bruce Robert Harris, Jack W. Batman, Dennis Grimaldi, Jean McFaddin/Susan Falk and Daniel Wallace produce with Tomlin and her longtime collaborator, Wagner. The 12-week limited run of “Pink Carpet” begins previews April 14 ahead of an April 19 opening at the Midtown Theater.