2014 Kennedy Center Honorees announced

2014 Kennedy Center Honorees announced

The Kennedy Center has announced its 2014 honorees which include out actress/comedienne Lily Tomlin:

“The Kennedy Center celebrates five extraordinary individuals who have spent their lives elevating the cultural vibrancy of our nation and the world,” stated Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein.

“Al Green’s iconic voice stirs our souls in a style that is all his own; Tom Hanks has a versatility that ranks him among the greatest actors of any generation; one of the world’s greatest ballerinas, Patricia McBride continues to carry forward her legacy for future generations; Sting’s unique voice and memorable songwriting have entertained audiences for decades; and from the days of her early television and theatrical appearances, Lily Tomlin has made us laugh and continues to amaze us with her acting talent and quick wit.”

The induction takes place on December 7th. CBS will air the gala performance on December 30,

(via press release)