It has now been confirmed. Lithgow is pronounced LithGO as in “Snow” not LithGOW as in “Plow”. We have heard it from the proverbial horse’s mouth. We have heard more as well. Stories of course – as the title Stories By Heart would indicate. There are two lines of stories here. The first is about John Lithgow’s family who hailed from Ohio. In particular we are treated to the great unending... Read more
John Lithgow: Stories By Heart Tickets
Stories By Heart began its evolution at Lincoln Center Theater in 2008, during a series of special repertory presentations, directed by Jack O'Brien, where beloved Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor John Lithgow would regale the audience with a different story each night. The one-man show has subsequently evolved, been presented at theatres around the United States, and finally, the Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway premiere of John Lithgow: Stories By Heart is the culmination of this theatrical project.
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Virtuosity and imagination combine in one utterly unique event, as Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow creates a singularly intimate evening. With equal measures of humor and heart, he evokes memories of family, explores and expands the limits of the actor's craft, and masterfully conjures a cast of indelible characters from classic short stories by Ring Lardner and P. G. Wodehouse.