Bay Area Theater

Kathleen Turner: “Red Hot Patriot”, 2014

Kathleen Turner, star of “Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins,” discusses her work in this 2014 interview with host Richard Wolinsky.

Kathleen Turner first broke into Hollywood legend big time with her first film role, that of the ultimate noir blonde in the 1981 film Body Heat. She followed that up with several other successful roles, including Romancing the Stone, Prizzi’s Honor, The War of the Roses, the voice of Jessica Rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit and more recently as a frequent guest on such TV series as The Kaminsky Method, and Mom.

Starting in 2012, she began portraying the great Molly Ivins in a stage play, “”Red Hot Patriot: The Kick Ass Wit of Molly Ivins. Kathleen Turner was interviewed in the office of artistic director Tony Taccone when her one-woman show hit Berkeley Rep in the late winter of 2014 to 2015. This interview aired on KPFA on November 24, 2014 and has not aired since.

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