Tuesdays with Morrie
by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom
based on the book by Mitch Albom
December 17, 2018 at 7 PM
TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE is the autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Sixteen years after graduation, Mitch happens to catch Morrie's appearance on a television news program and learns that his old professor is battling Lou Gehrig's Disease. Mitch is reunited with Morrie, and what starts as a simple visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a last class in the meaning of life.
"A touching, life-affirming, deeply emotional drama with a generous dose of humor."
NY DAILY NEWS
Westport Country Playhouse: The Dining Room (directed by Mark Lamos); Script in Hand readings of Better Late, Lobby Hero, and The Mousetrap. He plays the recurring character "Scott Goodman" on CBS' “Madam Secretary." He recently completed a successful run of the show 20th Century Blues at the Signature Theatre in NYC (Emily Mann, dir.). Other theatre credits: Other Desert Cities (Bucks County, Sheryl Kaller, dir.), Kings (Women's Project), Sons of the Prophet (Roundabout), The Marriage of Bette and Boo (Roundabout), Indian Blood (Primary Stages, Mark Lamos, dir.), How to Live on Earth (Colt Coeur), Twelfth Night (Pig Iron), Red (Dorset, opposite Tim Daly), Guadalupe in the Guest Room (Two River, Daniella Topol dir.). Film: Bad Hurt, In Lieu of Flowers, Breaking Upwards, Virgin. Other recent TV: “When We Rise,” “The Good Wife,” “Elementary,” “Person of Interest.”
Westport Country Playhouse: So Much of Earth, So Much of Heaven. Broadway: The Diary of Anne Frank, Hedda Gabler, The Price, The Visit, A Lesson From Aloes (with James Earl Jones), Watch on the Rhine. Off-Broadway: Next Time I’ll Sing To You (with James Earl Jones), Hamlet (three times), Frank’s Home, Arts and Leisure, Raindance, and more. Many Regional theatre appearances, many international appearances. Selected film: Clear and Present Danger, Scarface, Multiplicity, All Square, Wanderland, The Family Fang. Selected TV: Ozark, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Murphy Brown, For The People, Billions. Numerous narrations for PBS and many audio books. Mr. Yulin teaches master classes at Juilliard and Columbia and is also a respected director.
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