Al Pacino One Night Only will be presented at the Clearwater venue May 31 at 8 PM. Tickets will go on sale April 29 at noon.
The evening, according to press notes, will include "an interview where Mr. Pacino will share his passion for acting and directing with film clips, including some never before seen footage. A large screen projection will enhance the experience making every seat in theatre a great seat. Sharing backstage tales from a lifetime in the world of theatre and film, Mr. Pacino will reveal the inner workings of his most personal work and will include a question and answer session from the audience."
Prior to Merchant, Pacino last appeared on Broadway in Oscar Wilde's Salome: The Reading. He earned a Tony Award for his Broadway debut in Does a Tiger Wear Necktie? and was also honored with a Tony Award for The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel. Pacino starred in the 1996 production of Hughie, which he also directed. In addition to his stage roles in Camino Real, King Richard III, American Buffalo and Chinese Coffee, he is well known for the films "Scent of a Woman" (Academy Award), "The Godfather," "Scarface," "Dog Day Afternoon," "Frankie and Johnny," "Glengarry Glen Ross," "Ocean's Thirteen" and "Angels in America."
Reserved tickets priced at $99 and $150 will be available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office, located at 1111 McMullen Booth Road in Clearwater or by calling (727) 791-7400. For more information visit www.rutheckerdhall.com.