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Vicki Lawrence endures because of memorable characters

Vicki Lawrence endures because of memorable characters

Comedian Vicki Lawrence has a simple rule for success: create something that people will remember. "Everyone has fond memories of 'The Carol Burnett Show' and the characters we did," said Lawrence, whose most famous character is Thelma Harper, better known as Mama. Lawrence created her on "The Carol Burnett Show" and later starred in the sitcom "Mama's Family." "Mama took on an iconic status. 'Mama's Family' was kind of like everyone's guilty pleasure." Lawrence will appear in "Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two-Woman Show" at 3 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora. In the show, Lawrence first...

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