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Photo Flash: Batter Up! BRONX BOMBERS Opens Tonight on Broadway

Bronx Bombers, a new American play by Eric Simonson, began previews on January 10, 2014. The show is produced on Broadway by Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo, and directed by Eric Simonson. Bronx Bombers officially opens tonight, February 6, 2014 at Circle in the Square Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Starring Peter Scolari as Yogi Berra, the cast also features Francois Battiste (Reggie Jackson), Chris Henry Coffey (Joe DiMaggio), Bill Dawes (Mickey Mantle), Christopher Jackson(Derek Jeter), Keith Nobbs (Billy Martin), Tracy Shayne(Carmen Berra), John Wernke (Lou Gehrig) and C.J. Wilson (Babe Ruth).

The design team includes Beowulf Borritt (Sets), David C. Woolard (Costumes), Jason Lyons (Lights) and Lindsay Jones (Original Music & Sound).

Ruth. Berra. Mantle. DiMaggio. Gehrig. Jeter. The New York Yankees have never had a shortage of star players... or controversy. Bronx Bombers is a new American play from the team behind Broadway's Lombardi that follows beloved icon Yogi Berra and his wife Carmen through a century of the team's trials and triumphs, bringing generations of Yankee greats together on one stage. As it celebrates and explores the timeless legacy of baseball's most iconic team, Bronx Bombers takes a fascinating look at how and why the Yankees have remained so undeniably great... and so powerfully inspirational.

Joining Kirmser and Ponturo as special producing partners are the New York Yankees and Major League Baseball marking these organizations' first foray on Broadway.

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