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Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party

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THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON officially opened on Broadway Sunday, March 6, starring Brian CoxJim GaffiganChris Noth,Jason Patric and Kiefer SutherlandJason Miller's Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning play THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON is directed by Gregory Mosher and plays at the Bernard B Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45TH Street). This is a limited engagement through Sunday, May 29th, 2011. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the cast at the show's after party!

The design team includes Michael Yeargan (Sets), Jane Greenwood (Costumes), Peter Kaczorowski (Lights) and Scott Lehrer (Sound).

THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON is produced by Robert ColeFrederick Zollo, Shelter Island Enterprises, The Shubert OrganizationJames MacGilvrayOrin WolfThe Weinstein Company, Second Chance Productions, Brannon Wiles and Scott M. Delman/Lucky VIII.

THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON made its debut at The Public Theater in May 1972 before moving to Broadway's Booth Theatre where it went on to win the Pulitzer Prize, the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play and the Tony Award for Best Play for the 1973 season. It played a total of 944 performances on and off Broadway. 

THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON is a powerhouse drama about the promise of youth and the challenge of staying in the game. For over two decades, four players and the coach of a high school championship basketball team have gathered every year to re-live their greatest moment of glory. While three of The Players have found small-town success, the fourth has never found his way. At this year's reunion tensions boil over and as the celebratory evening turns brutal, long-held secrets bubble to the surface and life-long bonds are shattered.

THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON's performance schedule is Tuesday at 7PM, Wednesday through Saturday at 8PM. Matinees on Wednesday and Saturday at 2PM and Sunday at 3PM.

Photos by Walter McBride / WM Photos / Retna Ltd. 

 

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Atmosphere at the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Brian Cox attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Brian Cox attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Brian Cox attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jim Gaffigan attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jim Gaffigan attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jim Gaffigan attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jim Gaffigan and Jeannie Noth attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jim Gaffigan and Jeannie Noth attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jim Gaffigan attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Chris Noth attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Chris Noth attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Chris Noth attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Chris Noth attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Chris Noth attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Chris Noth attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Tara Wilson and Chris Noth attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Tara Wilson and Chris Noth attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jason Patric attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jason Patric attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jason Patric attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jason Patric attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jason Patric attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jason Patric attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jason Patric attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Kiefer Sutherland attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Kiefer Sutherland attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Kiefer Sutherland attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Kiefer Sutherland attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Kiefer Sutherland attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Kiefer Sutherland attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Chris Noth & Jason Patric attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Chris Noth & Jason Patric attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Chris Noth & Jason Patric attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Brian Cox, Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Brian Cox, Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Brian Cox, Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Gregory Mosher, Jim Gaffigan & Chris Noth attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Gregory Mosher, Brian Cox, Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Gregory Mosher, Brian Cox, Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party
Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Gregory Mosher, Brian Cox, Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for 'That Championship Season' at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Opening Night After Party

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.