LOMBARDI's Judith Light Guests On NY1's On Stage 1/15

By: Jan. 14, 2011
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Before catching this weekend's NFL Playoff games, sit down with NY-1's Donna Karger and actress Judith Light, who currently stars in LOMBARDI, Broadway's hot new play about football coaching legend Vince Lombardi. Tune in to NY-1's "On Stage" on Saturday, January 15 at 9:30 AM or 7:30 PM to watch Donna Karger interview Ms. Light about her role as Vince Lombardi's wife Marie, for which she is earning rave reviews from theatre critics and football fans alike. "On Stage" re-airs on Sunday, January 16 at 9:30 AM and 7:30 PM, as well as Monday, January 17 at 9:30 PM and Tuesday, January 18 at 12:30 AM.

The 2007 Vince Lombardi Trophy, awarded to the New York Giants upon their victory in Super Bowl XLIII, will remain on display in the lower lobby of the theater this weekend, through Sunday, January 16.

Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo, producers of Broadway's LOMBARDI, recently announced a new block of tickets for LOMBARDI, now on sale through June 19.

Join the LOMBARDI cast after the show every Tuesday and Thursday in January for a post-show "talkback."

Directed by Tony Award nominee Thomas Kail, LOMBARDI is an original play by Academy Award-winning playwright Eric Simonson, based on the best-selling biography When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi by Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss. The production opened in October at Circle in the Square Theatre.

Starring Dan Lauria as the legendary Hall of Fame football coach Vince Lombardi and Judith Light as his wife Marie, LOMBARDI also features Keith Nobbs as Michael McCormick, Bill Dawes as Paul Hornung, Robert Christopher Riley as Dave Robinson and Chris Sullivan as Jim Taylor. Joining producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser as special producing partner is the National Football League, marking the organization's first foray on Broadway.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.telecharge.com, by phone at 212-239-6200, or in person at the Box Office (50th Street, West of Broadway).