Actor/teacher/poet Brian Gaskill (Dylan, GUIDING LIGHT; BJ, AS THE WORLD TURNS; Ozzie, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) is hosting “Make it Real,” an evening of poetry to raise funds for the Garden State Players‘ summer musical, Footloose. The production benefits Meridian Healthcare’s new Pediatric Care Center located at Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, NJ. Bring your original prose for a chance to take the stage with Gaskill and read. Later, enjoy a free meet and greet opportunity after the show. Additional entertainment to be provided by singer/songwriter/acoustic guitarist George Wirth. The event will take place on Monday, June 4, at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Restaurant in Keyport, NJ. Tickets run $25 each, with an additional $30 three-course meal option available. Call (732) 497-2998.