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Ernie

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Date:
August 17, 2016
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$15.00 - $25.00
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.cityoperahouse.org/ernie

Organizer

City Opera House
Phone:
2319418082

Other

Season
Summer
Age
Seniors, Adults, Families

Venue

City Opera House
106 E. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49684 United States
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Phone:
2319418082

“Looong gone”, but never forgotten. Ernie the smash hit play about the Voice of Summer, written by award – winning author Mitch Albom, is dedicated to Ernie Harwell and recounts the life of beloved the Tigers announcer. Ernie is set on Ernie Harwell’s last night at Comerica, when the Hall of Fame broadcaster is about to give a moving thank you to a grateful city. Just before he walks onto the grassy field, he encounters an unusual boy who is eager to know all about him, coaxing Harwell into giving one final broadcast – the “broadcast of his life.”

The play features actual footage from historic baseball moments, supplied courtesy of Major League Baseball, and boasts many unmistakable Harwell calls. Tiger fans will get a glimpse of the time that Ernie met the Great Bambino and Ty Cobb. They’ll witness how he “recreated” games in his early days, and what was behind his broadcasts of the Tigers’ 1968 and 1984 World Series.

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