'Evening with Sean Astin' scheduled for Monday night


'Evening with Sean Astin' scheduled for Monday night

Actor Sean Astin will be in town Monday, when he appears at Foellinger Auditorium.

"An Evening with Sean Astin: What I've learned from being a Goonie, Rudy and a Hobbit named Sam" starts at 8 p.m.

The show is primarily for University of Illinois students, according to the Illini Union Board Web site. Seating priority will be given to students, and nonstudents will be permitted based on the number of seats available at about 7:55 p.m. Tickets are free for those with an I-Card.

Astin is an Academy Award-nominated producer, actor and director famous for playing the title character in "Rudy" and a Hobbit in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.


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