Michigan Colleges Alliance Presents Mitch Albom & Friends // IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL
Join Michigan Colleges Alliance in-person or online for the second annual Mitch Albom & Friends – an incredible night of stories, laughter, music, and fun live from the Great Lakes Center for the Arts in Bay Harbor. Mitch has rounded up a few of his entertaining pals to join in the festivities virtually – Hank Azaria, J.K. Simmons, and Tony Kornheiser. The frivolity is all for a great cause as we raise money for the Have Faith Haiti Mission college scholarship fund. See you Thursday, August 27 at 8pm. Learn more at michigancolleges.org/mitch.
VIP patrons at Great Lakes Center for the Arts will receive an autographed copy of Mitch’s latest book, Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family.
Virtually joining Mitch for live discussions will be:
Hank Azaria is an actor, comedian, and producer. He is widely known for his voice work playing several characters in the animated sitcom, The Simpsons. Azaria had live-action appearances in many films including The Birdcage, Godzilla, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, and The Smurfs. He has also taken on more dramatic roles, including the TV films, Tuesdays With Morrie. Azaria has won six Emmys and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
J.K. Simmons is a television, film, and voice actor who was born in Detroit. In television, he is known for his work playing Dr. Emil Skoda on the NBC series, Law & Order, Vernon Schillinger on the HBO series Oz, and Assistant Police Chief, Will Pope on TNT’s The Closer. Simmons won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in Whiplash.
Tony Kornheiser is a popular television sports talk show host for ESPN’s, Pardon the Interruption, former sportswriter for the Washington Post, radio and podcast host, and columnist.