Event - Tuesdays with Morrie

DATE: Fri, Apr 12 - All Day - Sun, Apr 21

VENUE: College Park Auditorium

ADDRESS: 3180 W US HWY 34 Grand Island, NE  68803

WEBSITE: githeatrre.org

PHONE: (308) 382-2586

Grand Island Little Theatre announces the April show of the 2023-2024 season, “Tuesdays with Morrie” a touching life-affirming drama with a generous dose of humor by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom, based on the book by Mitch Albom. “Tuesdays with Morrie” comes live to the Grand Island Little Theatre stage April 12, 13, 19 and 20 at 7:30PM and April 14 and 21 at 2PM at College Park Auditorium, Grand Island.

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 re-united with Morrie, and what starts as a simple visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a last class in the meaning of life.

Cast members are Ron Jelinek as Professor Morrie Schwartz and Dave Hulinsky as Mitch Albom. Norbert M Wenzl “Skeeter” is the Director and Producer is Jeannee Mueller Fossberg.

Tickets are $17 for adults and $12 for students 12 and under, includes tax and processing fee, and can be purchased by calling the Grand Island Little Theatre box office at 308- 382-2586, at the door or online through link available on Gilt’s website githeatre.org. Student tickets must be purchased at Grand Island Little Theatre. Call the box office for box office hours. Group discounts are available.

This show is dedicated to family and friends who have battled or are battling any type of life threatening disease, either themselves or with a family member or friend. AARP Nebraska is sponsoring this show.