Matthew Modine stars as himself opposite Peri Gilpin and French Stewart in the world premiere of Matthew Modine Saves the Alpacas at Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse.
Tony Award winner John Rando (Urinetown) directs the comedy that also features Reggie DeLeon, Mark Espinoza, Mark Fite, Edward Padilla (and puppeteers Lauren Lovett and Kevin Noonchester). "This rollicking comedy tells the plight of Matthew Modine — a celebrity desperately in need of getting back in the limelight," according to Geffen materials. "He needs a Cause. Luckily (for him), there is a rare breed of Chimborazzi Alpacas on the verge of extinction in the mountains of Ecuador. So Matthew jets down south to resurrect the alpacas — and, more importantly, his career. After all, desperate times call for desperate celebrities."