Kevin Kline to Perform and Discuss Shakespeare at CSC Benefit
The event will be moderated by CSC's former artistic director, Barry Edelstein. Kline will share with the audience his process of preparing a Shakespearean role from rehearsal to performance. The evening will include a Q&A session.
Kline's Shakespearean roles include Falstaff in the Lincoln Center production of Henry IV; Friar Pete in the 1973 Broadway production of Measure for Measure, directed by John Houseman; and Hamlet, Benedick, Richard III, and Henry V for The Public Theater. The actor received Tony Awards for his performances in On the Twentieth Century and The Pirates of Penzance, and the Academy Award for his work in A Fish Called Wanda. His other films include Sophie's Choice, Delovely, and The Ice Storm.