BWW TV: Broadway Beat Opening Night of Lombardi
The new Broadway play LOMBARDI, starring Dan Lauria as the legendary Hall of Fame football coach Vince Lombardi and Judith Light as his wife Marie, opened on Thursday October 21 at the Circle in the Square Theatre, (50th, west of Broadway) - Broadway Beat and BroadwayWorld were there to capture all the excitement of opening night with interviews with the cast and highlights from the show!
Directed by Tony Award nominee Thomas Kail, LOMBARDI is an original play written by Academy Award winner Eric Simonson and based on the best-selling biography When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Maraniss. Joining producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser as special producing partner is the National Football League, marking the organization's first foray on Broadway. The cast also features Keith Nobbs as Michael McCormick, Bill Dawes as Paul Hornung, Robert Christopher Riley as Dave Robinson and Chris Sullivan as Jim Taylor.
Edited by Craig Brockman
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