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John Lithgow (Photo provided)

"John Lithgow: Stories by Heart" will feature the Tony- and Emmy-winning actor in his one-man theatrical memoir in Elgin Community College's Visual and Performing Arts Center.

He'll offer touching and humorous reflections on storytelling as the tie that binds humanity. Invoking memories of his grandmother and father, Lithgow traces his roots as an actor and storyteller, interspersing his tale with two great stories read to him as a child, written by P.G. Wodehouse and Ring Lardner.

He stars at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, on the campus at 1700 Spartan Drive. Tickets cost $65, and are available at or the box office at 847-622-0300.