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1626 Star Starred
The Grove Theatre
276 E. 9th Street Upland, CA 91786
909-920-4343
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15 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 21 2010

Tuesdays with Morrie Has to be the best show we have ever seen at the Grove or anywhere else. The audience was so engrossed; there was not a sound except the actors voices. My daughter cried so hard and was ashamed to be seen leaving. What...continued

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14 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 15 2010

Two actors on stage. Simple set but appropriate. The acting was supurb; dramatic but often funny, with high emotional effect. Wonderful true story.

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 15 2010

Acting seemed a little amature. Tripped over some words. Inflection was often off.

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Description

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. _Tuesdays with Morrie _explores culture, family, and the meaning of life.

This production is presented by the Inland Valley Repertory Theatre Company and features veteran local actors Duane Thomas and Terre Gunkel.

Albom’s book has sold more than 14 million copies worldwide to date, was adapted into a successful film, and premiered as an off-Broadway play in 2001.