Liza Donnelly Live-Drawing The Tony Awards

Liza Donnelly, just back from live-drawing across the Atlantic, is on the scene at the Tony Awards, live-drawing the rehearsals, the Red Carpet festivities, and of course, tonight’s main event.  You can follow her work on Twitter @lizadonnelly.

Ms. Donnelly has been contributing to The New Yorker since 1982. Visit her website here.

Here’s her entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:

Liza Donnelly, a pioneer in live-drawing ,is shown above in Brussels earlier this year at the EU.

Born, Washington, D.C. New Yorker work: June 21, 1982 – . Key book: Funny Ladies: The New Yorker’s Greatest Women Cartoonists and Their Cartoons (Prometheus, 2005). Edited:  Sex & Sensibility: Ten Women Examine the Lunacy of Modern Love…in 200 Cartoons ( Twelve, 2008). Co-authored with Michael Maslin: Husbands & Wives ( Ballantine 1995), Call Me When You Reach Nirvana ( Andrew & McMeel, 1995), Cartoon Marriage ( with Michael Maslin) (Random House, 2009), When Do They Serve the Wine?( Chronicle, 2010). Women On Men (Narrative Library, 2013). Donnelly also wrote and illustrated a popular series of dinosaur books for children ( Dinosaur Day, Dinosaur Beach, Dinosaur Halloween, etc.) all published by Scholastic.  She is the CBS News Resident Cartoonist.


New York Times Anatol Kovarsky Obit; The Tilley Watch

Kovarskys passport William Grimes splendid obit of Anatol Kovarsky is in today’s New York Times (and online).

[left: Mr. Kovarsky and his wife, Lucille Patton]







Tilley Watch...






…Cartoonist John McNamee debuts in the latest issue of The New Yorker. Mr. McNamee is the 8th (9th?) new addition so far this year…


…And be sure to head on over to to  check out a slide show of Liza Donnelly’s Live Tweet-drawings from the Tony Awards.  [below: Ms. Donnelly’s drawing of Lin-Manuel Miranda]

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Liza Donnelly Live Tweet-Draws the Tony Awards





















Liza Donnelly is already on the scene at The Beacon Theater in New York where she will live Tweet-draw tonight’s Tony Awards. Follow her as she draws the Red Carpet festivities as well as the goings-on inside the theater from the Press room.

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Follow her on Twitter: @lizadonnelly

and on Facebook: Liza Donnelly