Red Hot Patriot:
The Kick-Ass Wit
of Molly Ivins
January 3 - February 19, 2012
Gil Cates Theater
Two-time Tony and Oscar nominee Kathleen Turner sizzles as Molly Ivins, the brassy Texan reporter whose liberal journalism skyrocketed her to the national stage. From writing Elvis Presley’s New York Times obituary to becoming the most widely-read self-proclaimed “pain in the ass to whatever powers come to be,” Ivins, often described as a modern-day Mark Twain, made rabid fans and enemies alike with her sharp-tongued humor and unabashed political criticism. This acclaimed show captures the redheaded reporter’s indomitable character by weaving personal anecdotes with her colorful take on national politics.
"Touching ... Revealing ... What a delight!"
Spend some time in Ivins' lively company!"
The funniest woman in the lone star state!" - Los Angeles Times
"Ivins was an entertaining force of nature"
Turner excels!" - Variety
"A word to the wise: Do not miss Kathleen Turner!" - Entertainment Weekly