Ivins’ political humor lives on in new show

Actress Marty Van Kleeck will portray writer Molly Ivins.

Tickets are on sale for “Red Hot Patriot — the Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins” produced by One Thirty Productions Oct. 9-20 at the Lochwood Branch Library black box theater. The show stars Marty Van Kleeck as Ivins. Van Kleeck (pictured above) is an award-winning actress and founder of One Thirty Productions. She also serves as manager of the Bath House Cultural Center. Molly Ivins was an American newspaper columnist, author, political commentator and humorist. Forbes magazine stated, “Ivins’ pithy assessments of politics and life at large crackle with broad Texas humor.” For reservations and information call 214-532-1709. The library is located at 11221 Lochwood Blvd. in Dallas. — Nancy Black