The Kennedy Center


Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection

Friday, May 11, 2018 8:00 PM


Carol Burnett returns to the Kennedy Center for a 90-minute interactive experience where the audience asks the questions.

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Enjoy a 90-minute highly-interactive experience where the audience asks the questions. The format harkens back to the legendary openings of The Carol Burnett Show where her studio audience had an unfiltered opportunity to engage Carol with questions and receive spontaneous answers. This is a great evening of fun, nostalgia, and true reflections.

Carol Burnett, an award-winning actress and best-selling author, is widely recognized by the public and her peers for her work in comedic and dramatic roles on television, film, and Broadway, most notably The Carol Burnett Show. Named in 2007 by TIME magazine as one of “100 Best Television Shows of All Time,” The Carol Burnett Show ran for 11 years, averaged 30 million viewers per week, and received 25 Emmy Awards®, making it one of the most honored shows in television history. As a highly acclaimed actress, Ms. Burnett has been honored with Emmys®, Golden Globes®, People’s Choice Awards, the Horatio Alger Award, an Ace Award, the Peabody, and a Grammy®. A Kennedy Center Honoree, the recipient of the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom; Ms. Burnett was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame, and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.