Sedona Performing Arts Center
6:00 PM (120 min)
Cloris on Comedy: An Evening with Cloris Leachman
Academy Award-winner Cloris Leachman will appear in Sedona live, onstage to kick off the Sedona International Film Festival a night early on Friday, Feb. 17 at 6 pm at the Sedona Performing Arts Center. In “Cloris on Comedy”, she will be discussing her seven-decade long career in film, television and comedy! The event will be moderated by her daughter Dinah Englund and will include an “Ask the Legend” audience Q&A with Cloris! Cloris Leachman is a true American treasure, winning the Academy Award for her role in Peter Bogdanovich’s “The Last Picture Show”. She has also had a long association with Mel Brooks, creating iconic characters in “Young Frankenstein”, “High Anxiety”, and “History of the World Part 1”. Beginning on live television broadcasts in the 1950s, Cloris has been a household name, winning a record total of nine Emmy Awards — more than any other performer in history. TV fans know her as Phyllis Lindstrom on the classic “Mary Tyler Moore Show”.