STAGE TUBE: Giffords Visit LOMBARDI
Producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser present LOMBARDI at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre this fall starring Dan Lauria as Vince Lombardi and Judith Light as Marie Lombardi, written by Academy Award winning playwright Eric Simonson and directed by Tony Award nominee Thomas Kail. Joining Ponturo and Kirmser as special producing partner is the National Football League, marking the organization's first foray on Broadway. LOMBARDI, a new American play, is based on the best-selling biography When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, by Pulitzer Prize winning author David Maraniss. Recently, NFL Hall of Fame Halfback Frank Gifford visited the cast backstage along with his wife Kathie Lee and her Today Show co-host Hoda Kotb.
The cast features Keith Nobbs as Michael McCormick, Bill Dawes as Paul Hornung, Robert Christopher Riley as Dave Robinson and Chris Sullivan as Jim Taylor. Previews will begin Thursday, September 23, and it will open at Circle in the Square Theatre on Thursday, October 21, 2010.
All tickets are $115 and are now on sale through Telecharge at 212-239-6200 or online at www.telecharge.com.