On March 28 Molina will take part in the series, which offers lectures by some of the theatre's top actors, writers, directors, musicians and visual artists. A project of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, previous participants include Edward Albee, Betty Comden, Alan Bates, Olympia Dukakis, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Cherry Jones, Ming Cho Lee, Lloyd Richards, Sidney Poitier, Roy Scheider, Herb Gardner and Lynn Redgrave. Wonderful Town's Jennifer Westfeldt kicked off the 2004 series last month, and Academy and Tony Award winner Mercedes Ruehl will speak Feb. 27.
Molina is scheduled to discuss his experiences in theatre, television and film, and a question-and-answer session will follow. The lecture will be held at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting at 6:30 PM.
Alfred Molina made his Broadway debut in Art; he received a Tony Award nomination and a Drama Desk Award for his work in that Tony-winning play. For his performance in the Roundabout's production of Molly Sweeney, he received a Theatre World Award and a Drama Desk nomination. Molina was nominated for Olivier Awards for his work in Oklahoma! and Speed the Plow. His screen credits include "Frida," "Chocolat," "Raider of the Lost Ark," "Prick Up Your Ears," "Boogie Nights," "Anna Karenina" and "Enchanted April."
The Stella Adler Studio of Acting is located in Manhattan at 31 West 27th Street. The event is free, although a $5 donation is suggested; seating is limited. Reservations may be made by calling (212) 689-0087.