President: Bev Maiers
Season tickets consist of four performances with the option to attend a luncheon directly following the event.
All performances begin at 10:30am at McMorran Place Theater.
September 11, 2023
John Lithgow is an award-winning actor, author, musician, and poet. Regarded among America’s most distinguished performers, Lithgow captivates audiences with his delightful performances in film, television, and theater.
In a lively discussion, Lithgow reflects on the iconic roles that comprise his decades-long career, from cultural touchstones like The World According to Garp and 3rd Rock from the Sun to his more recent SAG-award-winning role as Winston Churchill in the smash-hit Netflix original series, The Crown.
Lithgow has earned two Tony awards, six Emmys, three SAG awards, and two Oscar nominations. He has written and recorded several best-selling children’s picture books. His recordings for children have landed him four Grammy nominations.
Recently completing his term as co-chair of the Commission on the Arts of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Lithgow carries on the Commission’s mission; to advocate on behalf of the arts in education and the livelihood of America’s creative workforce.
Ever charming, John Lithgow dazzles audiences with his trademark wit and conversations full of heart.
October 9, 2023
Alison Victoria is the star of HGTV’s hit series Windy City Rehab, which is now in its fourth season. The series follows Alison in her role as developer and designer. She buys vintage homes in her native Chicago and transforms them into buyer-friendly dream properties. In doing so, she not only turns a profit, but helps to preserve historic homes and structures and contributes to the enhancement and revitalization of whole neighborhoods.
Alison has been a staple on HGTV for ten years. Becoming the first female lead in the popular Crashers franchise, Alison hosted Kitchen Crashers for nine seasons on HGTV and DIY Network. She also starred on HGTV’s female competition series Rock the Block and in Home Town Kickstart. She is currently starring in Ugliest House in America on HGTV.
In addition to Alison’s busy television schedule, she is working on her much-anticipated book as well as several product collections.
November 13, 2023
John was just a curious nine-year-old boy when he played with fire and gasoline, creating a massive explosion in his home that burned 100% of his body. He was given less than a 1% chance to live.
In 2006, the epic story of John’s survival was showcased in his parent’s book “Overwhelming Odds.” This book inspired John to embrace his miraculous recovery and share it with the world. Mr. O’Leary is consistently described as “the best speaker we’ve ever had.” His emotional storytelling, unexpected humor and authenticity make each of his presentations truly transformational.
Today, John is the author of the #1 National Bestselling book, “ON FIRE: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life” and “IN AWE: Rediscover Your Childlike Wonder to Unleash Inspiration, Meaning and Joy.” John is also the host of the top-rated “Live Inspired Podcast” with more than 2 million downloads.
Once expected to die, John now teaches others how to truly live.
December 11, 2023
Barbara Payton is a Detroit rock singer/song writer with a soulful, bluesy voice. She is recognized as one of the area’s most powerful and engaging live performers. Barbara has rocked stages, festivals, and arenas for more than 30 years and has received numerous awards for her outstanding vocals.
Barbara has toured with both Bob Seger and Kid Rock and was the featured female background singer on Kid Rock’s Grammy nominated song All Summer Long. She has also been the opening act for Joe Cocker, Pat Benatar, Lou Gramm, Eddie Money, Jonathan Brooke, and Terri Clark.
Payton has numerous live event performances and TV credits, including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and Late Night with David Letterman as part of Seger’s Silver Bullet Band. Barbara also appeared with Kid Rock on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Ellen.
Port Huron is proud to call Barbara a hometown favorite! Join us for an unforgettable performance from this award-winning vocalist.