Strike out! Eric Simonson’s Bronx Bombers, starring real-life spouses Emmy winner Peter Scolari and Tracy Shayne, will play its final Broadway performance on March 2 at Circle in the Square Theatre. The production officially opened on February 6, 2014.
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).