Eric Simonson’s Bronx Bombers, starring real-life spouses Emmy winner Peter Scolari and Tracy Shayne, begins Broadway performances January 10 at Circle in the Square Theater. Opening night is set for February 6.
Directed by Simonson, Bronx Bombers follows Yogi Berra (Scolari) and his wife Carmen (Shayne) through a century of the New York Yankees’ trials and triumphs, bringing generations of Yankee legends on stage. The play celebrates and explores the timeless legacy of baseball’s most iconic team.
In addition to Scolari and Shayne, the cast features Francois Battiste (Reggie Jackson), Chris Henry Coffey (Joe DiMaggio), Bill Dawes (Mickey Mantle), Christopher Jackson (Derek Jeter), Keith Nobbs (Billy Martin), John Wernke (Lou Gehrig) and C.J. Wilson (Babe Ruth). The Bronx Bombers design team includes Beowulf Borritt (sets), David C. Woolard (costumes), Jason Lyons (lights) and Lindsay Jones (original music & sound).
Bronx Bombers completed its off-Broadway run at Primary Stages on October 19.