Stage and Screen Star Eddie Izzard Works on New Solo in L.A. and London

News   Stage and Screen Star Eddie Izzard Works on New Solo in L.A. and London Eddie Izzard — who won praise and earned a Tony Award nomination for his turn in A Day in the Death of Joe Egg — will workshop his upcoming new solo show.

The actor-comedian will play gigs at Los Angeles' Coronet Theatre June 25-27 followed by a short run at London's Arts Theatre July 3-7. Westbeth Entertainment presents. Recently starring in the new FX television series "The Riches" opposite Minnie Driver, Izzard was last seen by theatre folk at the 2007 Tony Awards ceremony. He also reprised his turn as accomplice to the title group in "Ocean's Thirteen."

Izzard's past solo shows include the double Emmy Award-winning show Dress to Kill as well as Live at the Ambassadors, Unrepeatable, Circle, Definite Article, Glorious and Sexie. The Yemen-born Brit, however, also boasts many London stage credits — among them the title role in the once-Broadway-bound Lenny Bruce bio Lenny and the world premiere of David Mamet's The Cryptogram. His film turns include "Ocean's Twelve," "Velvet Goldmine," "Shadow of the Vampire," "The Cat's Meow," "My Super Ex-Girlfriend" and the forthcoming "Across the Universe."

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit eddieizzard.com.