Friday, April 13, 2012

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble's Tuesdays with Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie
by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom
based on the book by Mitch Albom
directed by Amelia Barrett*

Touching, thoughtful and sweet, Tuesdays with Morrie, based on the 1997 best-selling book, tells the story of Morrie Schwartz and his unexpected renewed relationship with former student Mitch Albom. While fighting his battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease, Morrie mentors his former student with valuable life lessons on life, love, wealth, aging, dependence, peace and death.

Cast: Michael Sassone* and Carl Lindberg

*Member of BTE and Actors’ Equity Assn.

May 4 to 27, 2012
Preview: May 3

Showtimes       Th, Fri, Sat: 8 p.m.
                        Sun Matinee: 2 p.m.
Ticket prices    $23 to $33

“Unforgettable! No matter how well you tell the story, the play makes it more vivid, more shattering, more humorous.” – New York Magazine


Michael Sassone as Morrie Schwartz in Tuesdays with Morrie

Carl Lindberg

Michael Sassone

Westmont’s Galen Ramsey Creates Designs for BTE’s  “TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE,” May 4-27

Clips of Tuesdays with Morrie film starring Hank Azaria and Jack Lemmon
Mitch Albom's speech at the 
2007 Augie's Quest Black and Blue Bash 

Mitch Albom's web site with actual interviews with Morrie Schwartz