Alec Baldwin, Kevin Kline plan live podcast to raise money for 2 River Theater

Kevin Kline (left) and Michael Palin in a scene from the film "A Fish Called Wanda." Kline earned a Best Supporting Oscar for the role.
Kevin Kline (left) and Michael Palin in a scene from the film “A Fish Called Wanda.” Kline earned a Best Supporting Oscar for the role.

Alec Baldwin returns to the main stage at Two River Theater in Red Bank, NJ,  on June 20 with actor Kevin Kline to tape an interview for the his podcast, “Here’s the Thing.”

His last public visit at the highly respected and adventurous regional theater company was for a 2011  fund-raising event “Alec Baldwin, Michael Cumpsty Unplugged.”  That sold out.

This night will focus on Baldwin and Kline sharing what inspires their creations, what decisions changed their careers, and what relationships influence their work.

Kline has won an Academy Award and two Tony Awards (Best Featured Actor in a Musical for the original production of “On the Twentieth Century” in 1978 and Best Actor in a Musical for the 1981 revival of “The Pirates of Penzance“). He is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee. Kline began his career on stage in 1972 with The Acting Company.

“Here’s the Thing” features interesting people from all walks of life. Besides actors Elaine Stritch,  Kathleen Turner,  Stacy Keach, Debbie Reynolds, Michael Douglas, guests have included talk show host Dick Cavett, writer Lewis Lapham, comedian Chris Rock,  musician Herb Alpert,  “Saturday Night Live” producer Lorne Michaels, economist Joseph Stiglitz, musician Billy Joel, musician Peter Frampton, TV personality Rosie O’Donnell, talk show host David Letterman, medical expert Robert Lustig, comedy director Judd Apatow, journalist Brian Williams, baseball player Dwight Gooden and political consultant Ed Rollins

WHAT IT IS

Alec Baldwin & Kevin Kline: Live from Two River Theater

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. pre-show reception; 8 p.m. taping (about 90 minutes)

WHERE: Two River Theater, 21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank NJ

COST:  $75; $350 VIP tickets includes a pre-show reception and only 20 will be sold. All proceeds benefit the theater.

FOR MORE INFO: Contact Camille Susarchick, Individual Giving Associate,  732.345.1400 x1805 or csusarchick@trtc.org.

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