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Tony Ponturo Talks LOMBARDI
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 30, 2010

The new American play LOMBARDI is heading to Broadway after recently concluding its week-long, out-of-town engagement at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

LOMBARDI Producers Donate Thousands in Thanks to Berkshire Arts and Sports Programs
by Jessica Lewis - Jul 28, 2010

The Berkshire Eagle reports that LOMBARDI producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser have donated $7,000 to local sports and arts programs in thanks of their support of the incoming Broadway production. LOMBARDI is currently running at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center where it has played all week. The final performance is tonight, July 28 in that location before making the move to Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: LOMBARDI Moves into Circle in the Square
by Robert Diamond - Jun 22, 2010

LOMBARDI will be presented at Circle in the Square Theatre this fall by producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser. Here's a new video of the show's signage going up at the theatre and some new interviews with the creative team!

Dan Lauria Talks LOMBARDI In The Green Bay Press-Gazette
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 22, 2010

Dan Lauria and the creative team of LOMBARDI recently travelled to Green Bay, Wisconsin to introduce the production to Packers fans and speak candidly about the play with those who knew Vince Lombardi.

Photo Coverage: LOMBARDI Debuts Window Display at Circle in the Square Theatre on Broadway
by Jessica Lewis - Jun 4, 2010

On Thursday, October 21, 2010 producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser, along with executive producer Nicole Kastrinos, will open LOMBARDI at the Circle in the Square Theatre on Broadway, directed by Tony nominee Thomas Kail. Previews will begin Thursday, September 23, 2010, following a July 22-28 engagement at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Joining Ponturo and Kirmser as a special producing partner is the National Football League, marking the organization's first foray on Broadway.

LOMBARDI Author Maraniss Feels 'All Joy' About Broadway
by Charlie Piane - May 25, 2010

Author David Maraniss, whose 1999 book 'When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi' is the basis for the upcoming Broadway play LOMBARDI, has expressed his surprise that his work was so quickly made into a Broadway play.

Light, Nobbs, Dawes, Riley & Sullivan to Star in LOMBARDI on Broadway
by Robert Diamond - May 11, 2010

Producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser today announced additional casting as well as the creative team for LOMBARDI, coming to Broadway's Circle in the Square this fall (previews begin September 23, opening night is October 21). The cast will feature Judith Light as Marie Lombardi, Keith Nobbs as Michael McCormick, Bill Dawes as Paul Hornung, Robert Christopher Riley as Dave Robinson and Chris Sullivan as Jim Taylor.

CITIZEN RUTH Hits FringeNYC 8/17-24 For 5 Shows Only
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2009

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces that Artistic Director Howard Shalwitz is directing the World Premiere of Citizen Ruth, a new musical based on the film by Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, as part of the 2009 New York International Fringe Festival.

CITIZEN RUTH Hits FringeNYC 8/17-24 For 5 Shows Only
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2009

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces that Artistic Director Howard Shalwitz is directing the World Premiere of Citizen Ruth, a new musical based on the film by Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, as part of the 2009 New York International Fringe Festival.

Rhyne Directs Pizzarello's 'ONCE THERE WAS A BOY' For Fordham University Alumni Theatre Co. 8/1 - 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2009

The Fordham University Alumni Theatre Company announced the details of its second annual production, ONCE THERE WAS A BOY, a new play by Jason Pizzarello. The production is a collaboration of thirty Fordham University alums, including Pizzarello and director Aaron Rhyne, and will begin its special limited engagement on August 1, 2009 at Fordham University's Pope Auditorium (113 W. 60th Street, NYC).

CITIZEN RUTH Hits FringeNYC 8/17-24 For 5 Shows Only
by Reynard Loki - Aug 3, 2009

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces that Artistic Director Howard Shalwitz is directing the World Premiere of Citizen Ruth, a new musical based on the film by Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, as part of the 2009 New York International Fringe Festival.

Rhyne Directs Pizzarello's 'ONCE THERE WAS A BOY' For Fordham University Alumni Theatre Co. 8/1 - 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2009

The Fordham University Alumni Theatre Company announced the details of its second annual production, ONCE THERE WAS A BOY, a new play by Jason Pizzarello. The production is a collaboration of thirty Fordham University alums, including Pizzarello and director Aaron Rhyne, and will begin its special limited engagement on August 1, 2009 at Fordham University's Pope Auditorium (113 W. 60th Street, NYC).

Rhyne Directs Pizzarello's 'ONCE THERE WAS A BOY' For Fordham University Alumni Theatre Co. 8/1 - 8/10
by Eddie Varley - Jul 21, 2009

The Fordham University Alumni Theatre Company announced the details of its second annual production, ONCE THERE WAS A BOY, a new play by Jason Pizzarello. The production is a collaboration of thirty Fordham University alums, including Pizzarello and director Aaron Rhyne, and will begin its special limited engagement on August 1, 2009 at Fordham University's Pope Auditorium (113 W. 60th Street, NYC).

Billy Crystal to Host NYU Tisch Gala on December 4th
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2006

New York University's Tisch School of the Arts (TSOA) will honor three of its most distinguished graduates as well as pay tribute to two distinguished members of the Broadway theatre community at its annual Gala Benefit on Monday, December 4, 2006 at Broadway's St. James Theatre.

BWW Exclusive: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Digital Character Card - Chris Sullivan
by Robert Diamond - Jan 1, 2001

Chris Sullivan made his 2010 Broadway debut as Jim Taylor in Lombardi and he just finished a run as Amos Hart in Chicago the Musical. Sullivan's regional credits include The Ballad of Emmett Till, The Hairy Ape, The Mystery of Irma Vep and Tony Kushner's The Illusion (Chicago). Defending the Caveman (Nat. Tour). He is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Sully is also a photographer and a singer/songwriter. None of this is possible without the support of his family and 'Sweetie.'

BWW Exclusive: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Digital Character Card - Chris Sullivan
by Robert Diamond - Jan 1, 2001

Chris Sullivan made his 2010 Broadway debut as Jim Taylor in Lombardi and he just finished a run as Amos Hart in Chicago the Musical. Sullivan's regional credits include The Ballad of Emmett Till, The Hairy Ape, The Mystery of Irma Vep and Tony Kushner's The Illusion (Chicago). Defending the Caveman (Nat. Tour). He is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Sully is also a photographer and a singer/songwriter. None of this is possible without the support of his family and 'Sweetie.'

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