It’s no secret that the NorthEast ComicCon & Collectibles Extravaganza is a must-attend event for fans of all things pop culture. But this year, the convention has outdone itself by securing none other than actress Lauren Lane, aka the sharp-tongued C.C. Babcock of 90s sitcom fame, “The Nanny”.
For those who may have missed the show, C.C. Babcock was the fashionable, ambitious, and often hilarious foil to Fran Drescher’s titular nanny. And while the show’s six-season run ended nearly 20 years ago, Lane’s performance has remained a cult favorite. Attendees of the convention will have the opportunity to meet Lane, get her autograph, and snap a photo with the actress who brought C.C. to life.
Actress Lauren Lane, best known for her role as the sharp-tongued and fashionable C.C. Babcock on the hit 90s sitcom “The Nanny,” has a storied career and journey in the entertainment industry. In addition to her acting career, Lane has also dabbled in teaching, briefly teaching at Carnegie Mellon University and currently holding a faculty position at the Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas State University in San Marcos.
Lane began her acting career in the 1984 film Interface and went on to appear in a number of television and film productions including Positive I.D., Nervous Ticks, Hunter, and L.A. Law, before being cast as C.C. Babcock in “The Nanny” in 1993. After the show ended in 1999, Lane continued to act and voice act, with appearances in “The Daily Show” and the film Gen¹³, as well as a reunion special with the cast of “The Nanny” in December 2004.
But Lane’s talents extend beyond just on-screen performances, she has also made her mark on the theater scene, performing in productions like “Dinner with Friends,” “The Vagina Monologues,” and “August: Osage County” at the Zachary Scott Theatre in Austin, Texas.
Lane has also had a personal life, being married to businessman David Wilkins, together they have one daughter, Kate Wilkins.
Throughout her career, Lane’s talent and hardworking attitude have made her a recognizable face in the industry and a fan favorite. Her presence in the upcoming NorthEast ComicCon & Collectibles Extravaganza as a special guest is a testament to her impact on pop culture and the entertainment industry, and her career and work continue to be an inspiration for many.
The Northeast ComicCon & Collectibles Extravaganza isn’t just about the chance to meet a beloved cast member. The convention will feature over 30,000 square feet of space filled with vendors selling comics, vinyl records, rare collectibles, and other pop-culture knick-knacks. Along with shopping, there will also be panels, cosplay activities, and photo ops aplenty, giving fans the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in their favorite fandoms.. Alongside shopping, attendees will also have the opportunity to meet and interact with their favorite celebrities, comic book artists, writers, and creators. Cosplay activities, photo ops, and panels are also a big part of the convention experience, giving fans the chance to fully immerse themselves in their favorite fandoms.
The fun doesn’t stop when the show floor closes! Friday and Saturday night after-parties are included in the admission and open to hotel guests, VIPs, and attendees, providing the perfect opportunity for fans to celebrate their love for pop culture and hang out with their favorite celebrities.
One of the highlights of the event is the cosplay contest, where participants can showcase their most impressive costumes and compete for prizes. And fans of “The Nanny” won’t want to miss the panel with Lane, where she’ll be discussing her experiences on the show and answering audience questions.
The NorthEast ComicCon & Collectibles Extravaganza is a can’t-miss event, not just for fans of “The Nanny”, but for anyone who loves comics, collectibles, and pop culture in general. With a special guest like Lauren Lane and a host of other activities, the convention promises to be an unforgettable experience. So, if you’re looking for a weekend of nerdy fun, be sure to snag your tickets now!
About the Show
Get ready for a weekend filled with fun and excitement at the NorthEast ComicCon & Collectibles Extravaganza! This annual event is taking place on March 10th-12th, 2023 at the Boxboro Regency Hotel & Convention Center in Boxborough, Massachusetts.
Families will love exploring the 30,000-square-foot venue, filled with vendors selling comic books, collectibles, cards, and more. But that’s not all – the event also features celebrity appearances, live music, standup comedy, karaoke, and much more.
If you’re planning on attending the entire weekend, make sure to take advantage of the special hotel deals! For just $99 a night, you can get VIP admission to the event, as well as enjoy all the amenities the Boxboro Regency Hotel has to offer. Most rooms come equipped with mini-fridges and balconies overlooking the indoor pool, and high-end suites even have separate living rooms and sofa beds.
During your stay, you can take advantage of the hotel’s restaurant, fitness center, and other facilities like free WiFi, free parking, and disabled access. The hotel also offers an airport shuttle and on-site business services, like a computer, printer, and fax. If you’re looking for even more dining options, the hotel’s Minuteman Grille American Pub is a must-try, and there are several other nearby restaurants to choose from.
Meet Lauren Lane, aka C.C. Babcock of 90s sitcom fame, “The Nanny”