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John Honeycutt (left) and Jerry Sipp star in Tuesdays with Morrie (photo by Valerie Taylor)

Jerry Sipp and John Honeycutt Bring Tuesdays with Morrie to Life (Again) at Temple Theatre

Jerry Sipp and John Honeycutt, the stars of Temple Theatre of Sanford’s current production of Tuesdays with Morrie, reprise their crowd-pleasing performances from this past February’s presentation of this two-character show, originally directed by Cary’s Andy Hayworth for Raleigh’s The Justice Theater Project. Messrs. Honeycutt and Sipp, once again under the direction of Mr. Hayworth,… Read More ›

Two Fine Actors Portray Two Immensely Interesting Characters in JTP’s Tuesdays with Morrie

The Justice Theater Project produces plays that point up relevant social issues. In the Triangle, the plight of our beloved Larry Stogner of WTVD, one year into the debilitating, progressive and incurable affliction amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, resonates in this production. The play was developed from Mitch Albom’s 1997… Read More ›

Jerry Sipp and John Honeycutt’s Performances in JTP’s Tuesdays with Morrie Touch Our Souls

What if you could spend one day each week with a very dear and wise old friend — a friend who willingly mentors you and helps you deal with life? What a gift that would be! Mitch Albom had this gift fall into his lap, and he shares it with us. The script for the… Read More ›

David Henderson (left) and John Honeycutt

David Henderson and John Honeycutt Are a Perfect Pair for Mitch Albom’s “Tuesdays with Morrie”

“Tuesdays with Morrie” benefits from the casting of David Henderson and John Honeycutt as sports reporter and author Mitch Albom and Morrie Schwartz, who contracted Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), a.k.a. Lou Gehrig’s Disease, in 1994 and died a year later.

David Henderson (left) and John Honeycutt

Justice Theater Project Opens “Tuesdays with Morrie”

he Justice Theater Project will present a community-theater production of “Tuesdays with Morrie,” a two-character Off-Broadway hit written in 2002 by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom, based on Albom’s 1997 nonfiction novel about his life-changing friendship with his favorite teacher, on Feb. 11-13, 18-20, and 25-27 in Clare Hall at the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi in north Raleigh, NC.