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A Conversation with Alec Baldwin

Evening Program

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.
Code: 1L0154
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Alec Baldwin (WENN)

Alec Baldwin has spent three decades in the spotlight, creating memorable comic and dramatic roles in films including Beetlejuice, Working Girl, Glengarry Glen Ross, and The Departed; rounding up armloads of awards as Jack Donaghy over seven seasons of 30 Rock; and, most recently, a certain recurring portrayal in Saturday Night Live’s cold openings.  

A few days after the release of his memoir Nevertheless (Harper), Baldwin speaks with Molly Smith, artistic director at Arena Stage, about his life and career, including the private facets of his life that the book makes public, from the personal history of the Long Island child who felt burdened by his family’s financial strains and his parents’ unhappy marriage; the Washington, D.C., college student gearing up for a career in politics; the self-named "Love Taxi" who helped friends solve their romantic problems while neglecting his own; the young soap actor learning from giants of the theatre; the addict drawn to drugs and alcohol who struggles with sobriety; the husband and father who acknowledges his failings and battles to overcome them; and the performer for whom work remains the center of everything. 

A copy of Nevertheless is included in the ticket price.

 

Location
George Washington University
Lisner Auditorium
730 21st St NW (21st & H)
Metro: Foggy Bottom