American Theater - 125 Mellen Street
Filled with humor and humanity, 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 catches Morrie’s appearance on a television news program and learns that his old professor is battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. What starts as a simple visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a last class in the meaning of friendship. Bringing Tuesdays with Morrie to life is acclaimed actor Jamie Farr. Beloved by television viewers for his role on the award-winning television series, M*A*S*H, Farr’s career spans more than 60 years on stage and screen, culminating in this endearing performance this is sure to touch your heart.