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WCC Speaker Series: John Lithgow

April 8 @ 7:30 pm

Audiences worldwide know Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor John Lithgow from his delightful performances across stage and screen. Ever charming, John Lithgow dazzles audiences with his trademark wit and conversations full of heart. John Lithgow has long been regarded as one of America’s most distinguished performers. He has made an indelible impression on audiences with his work in film, television and the theater. He is a prolific actor with two Tonys, six Emmys, three SAG Awards and two Oscar nominations. Lithgow has appeared in a long list of critically acclaimed films such as All That Jazz, The World According to Garp, Terms of Endearment and Bombshell. He will next be seen in Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon and Sharper with Julianne Moore.

Lithgow has starred in the hit TV shows 3rd Rock from the Sun, Dexter, The Crown, and the recent Perry Mason on HBO. He will soon be seen alongside Jeff Bridges in The Old Man, on FX. On stage, he has appeared on Broadway twenty-five times, including award-winning appearances in The Changing Room, M. Butterfly, Requiem for a Heavyweight, and the musicals Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and The Sweet Smell of Success.

Mr. Lithgow has written several best-selling children’s picture books for Simon & Schuster. His recordings for kids have landed him four Grammy nominations. He wrote the narration for the New York City Ballet’s “Carnival of the Animals” in 2003 and even danced the role of The Elephant.

In 2011, a warm reception greeted Lithgow’s memoir Drama: An Actor’s Education, published by Harper Collins. Since 2019, he has written and illustrated the “Dumpty Trilogy”, three books of political satire from Chronicle Prism which achieved the remarkable feat of landing Lithgow on The New York Times non-fiction bestseller list for three consecutive years.

For tickets or more information, visit wccmt.org.

Wachholz College Center, FVCC
795 Grandview Drive
Kalispell, MT 59901