A constant on The New York Times Bestseller List for more than four years with more than five million copies sold and an Emmy-winning television film presented by Oprah Winfrey, 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.
Phil Heckman is cast in the role of Morrie Schwarts and is a veteran actor who has been in countless plays and musicals most often seen in comedies and musicals at the Lincoln Community Playhouse. Phil is a philanthropist, speaker, Rotarian and involved in many fundraising activities for several arts organizations. Dr. Phil Heckman is retired as the 9th President of Doane College from 1967 – 1987.
�He is the best known sociologist around,� laughs Maury Stein, Brandeis University, referring to his late colleague Morrie Schwartz. Schwartz�s insights during his terminal illness from ALS were captured by his former student Mitch Albom in the book . The book has been in the top ten of the bestseller list for 155 weeks. The four million copies sold to date are 16 times the number of copies of such sociological classics as .