Comedian returns to Tucson for show at the Fox Sunday. In July, she will start production on a new sitcom with Jane Fonda.

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Thank goodness comedian Lily Tomlin is coming to Fox Tucson Theatre Sunday and not in late February. You can just imagine the tongue-lashing she would have doled out to Arizona’s politicians over their proposed and ultimately failed so-called religious freedom bill (HB 2153). It and her recent marriage on New Year’s Eve to longtime artistic and life partner Jane Wagner are sure to be among the talking points when she takes the stage at Fox, 17 W. Congress St., at 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $39 to $114 (loge seats) through

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