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Amos' 'Comet' hits Invisible Theatre : Patty Machelor | Posted: Thursday, January 12, 2012 This time around, Tucsonans can see Hollywood star and philanthropist John Amos perform his sometimes comical, sometimes heartbreaking one-man show, "Halley's Comet." Amos, 72, has been taking "Halley's Comet" to theaters across the United States and abroad for nearly two decades. This is his first Tucson performance, courtesy of Invisible Theatre. The story is that of an 86-year-old man who returns to the same spot where he first watched Halley's Comet 75 years earlier, perched on his father's shoulders. The two-hour play takes the audience from the turn of the century to modern times, as "Old Man" remembers and relives parts of his life, including his childhood dreams, the advent of fast food, the civil rights era and battle scenes in the Pacific. Read more: