Newcastle’s Tony Ventrella stars in ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’

June 18, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. June 18, 2014

Newcastle resident Tony Ventrella will star as the title character in a local production of “Tuesdays with Morrie” June 20-21 at Redmond’s Evergreen Family Theatre.

The play, based on the Mitch Albom memoir, chronicles Albom’s 14 Tuesdays getting reacquainted with his beloved sociology professor Morrie Schwartz, all while Schwartz slowly succumbs to Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Ventrella, who plays Schwartz, has three remaining performances: 7:30 p.m. June 20-21 and 2 p.m. June 21. Tickets are $12-$14. The Evergreen Family Theatre is housed in the RedWood Family Church, 11500 Redmond-Woodinville Road.

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