Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Doors Open at 7:30pm Performance at 8:00 pm
The seven time EMMY Award winning televison icon ED ASNER is coming to the Memorial Opera House on Wednesday May 3, 2017, starring in his new comedy stage-play "A Man And His Prostate".
Last seen on the stage in "Grace", Asner is one of the most honored actors in televison history, with 16 EMMY nominatons, five Golden Globe Awards, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild!
He is best known for voicing Carl Frederickson in the Pixar box-office smash "UP" (which won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature), and for his many widley praised televison roles with the Mary Tyler Moore TV series, Lou Grant, Roots, Rich Man Poor Man, The Good Wife, Criminal Minds, Mom, The Crazy Ones, Chasing Life, and Men at Work. Asner starred in the telefilms "Buddy the Elf" and "All of My Heart".
For the stage, he also toured across the country in his one man stage-play "FDR" based on the life and career of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
"A Man And His Prostate" was created and written by award winning Ed Weinberger, who has been showered with EMMYS (9) and Gloden Globes (3), and has earned a Peabody Award. Weinberger wrote for Bob Hope , The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, The Dean Martin Comedy Hour, Taxi, and Bill Cosby Show for eight seasons.
A Man and his Prostate, is based on Ed Weinberger's true life experience while on vacationing in Italy, and being rushed to a hospital for a prostate cancer surgery. Media Critics have referred to the stage play as a "Hilarious" evening of entertainment.
This is one show you will not want to miss!
The Memorial Opera House Box Office
Memorial Opera House
104 Indiana Avenue
Admission Details: Orchestra Section $125.00 / VIP $250 Main Section $100.00 / VIP $200 Sponsorships Available Call the Box Office 219-548-9137
Parking Details: Parking is available in the lot on the East Side of the building or on the corner of Indiana and Michigan Street.