SHERIDAN, Wyo.-The seven-time Emmy Award winning television icon Ed Asner is coming the WYO Theater on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m., starring in his new comedy stage play, "A Man & His Prostate."
Last seen on the stage in "Grace," Asner is one of the most honored actors in television history, with 16 Emmy nominations, five golden Globe Awards, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild.
He is best known for voicing Carl Frederickson in the Pixar hit "UP" and for his television roles with "The Mary Tyler Moore " TV series, "Lou Grant," "Roots," "Rich Man Poor Man,"and "The Good Wife." Asner also starred in the movie "Elf" with Will Ferrell as Santa.
For the stage, he toured across the country in his one-man stage-play "FDR," based on the life and career of president Franklin D. Roosevelt.
"A Man & His Prostate" was created and written bey award-winning Ed Weinberger, who has won nine Emmy Awards and three Golden Globes.
"A Man & His Prostate" is based on Weinberger’s true-life experience while vacationing in Italy, and being rushed to a hospital for prostate cancer surgery.