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A new play based on the life of legendary football coach Vince Lombardi.

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Score! Lombardi Kicks Off its Broadway Run

Score! Lombardi Kicks Off its Broadway Run
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This is what they've been practicing for...opening night on Broadway! With Dan Lauria playing famed Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi in the new sports drama Lombardi, you can bet the veteran actor had some inspirational words for his new theatrical family as they took to the arena-like stage at Circle in the Square Theatre. On October 21 the ...

Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Think Lombardi Scored a Touchdown?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Think Lombardi Scored a Touchdown?

What's a football game without cheering fans? As the new sports drama Lombardi kicks off its Broadway run, we sent three members of our Word of Mouth review panel over to Circle in the Square Theatre to check out Dan Lauria, Judith Light and company as they bring the story of the famed Green Bay Packers coach to theater audiences ...

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Squigs Goes Sporty With New Lombardi Tribute

Squigs Goes Sporty With New Lombardi Tribute

When it comes to capturing the magic of Broadway's new sports drama Lombardi, Broadway.com's resident artist Justin 'Squigs' Robertson has improved on the standard football playbook drawings in which x's and o's represent players. For his latest creation, Squigs joined the Packers huddle to capture the intensity of Eric Simonson's bio-drama centering on the Green Bay coach, played by ...

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Eric Simonson on Writing the Lombardi Playbook

Eric Simonson on Writing the Lombardi Playbook

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When it comes to writing a play about famed Green Bay Packers football coach Vince Lombardi, the third time’s the charm for Eric Simonson. Lombardi, which opens October 21 at Circle in the Square Theatre, marks the third time the Tony-nominated Wisconsin native has taken a crack at the man whose team won the first two Super ...

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Lombardi's Judith Light Kicks Off Her Day at Good Morning America

Lombardi's Judith Light Kicks Off Her Day at Good Morning America

Lombardi's October 21 opening at the Circle in the Square Theatre is just around the corner, and the cast is working as hard as any football team to get word out about the moving new drama. On October 14 show star Judith Light stopped by Good Morning America to discuss the play and how its subject matter is attracting ...

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No Sweaty Uniforms Here! Lombardi’s Judith Light Shows Off Her Tranquil Dressing Room

No Sweaty Uniforms Here! Lombardi’s Judith Light Shows Off Her Tranquil Dressing Room

As wife to the always busy and heavily stressed Packers coach Vince Lombardi, Marie Lombardi (played by Judith Light) works to keep the Lombardis’ off-field home a welcoming environment for Vince and their extended football family. Marie’s homey warmth has found its way into Light’s own backstage space at the Circle in the Square Theatre. The Lombardi star invited Broadway ...

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Ugly Betty's America Ferrera Is Sitting Pretty at Lombardi with Former Co-Star Judith Light

Ugly Betty's America Ferrera Is Sitting Pretty at Lombardi with Former Co-Star Judith Light
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As Lombardi readies for an October 21 opening, the football drama is winning over Broadway audiences—and now some famous faces are taking a seat in the "stands" at Circle in the Square Theatre. On October 8, America Ferrera headed to the Lombardi locker room to greet the show’s star (and her close friend) Judith Light, who plays Marie Lombardi. The ...

Football Great Frank Gifford and Wife Kathie Lee Visit Lombardi

Football Great Frank Gifford and Wife Kathie Lee Visit Lombardi
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The cast of Lombardi gets to relive sports history every night at the Circle in the Square Theatre, but on September 29 the actors were in for a treat when football legend Frank Gifford dropped by their backstage locker room. Gifford, who played under coach Vince Lombardi during his pre-Packers days with the New York Giants, brought along his wife ...

Dan Lauria on Taking the Field as Football Legend Lombardi

Dan Lauria on Taking the Field as Football Legend Lombardi

TV audiences know Dan Lauria as Jack Arnold, the moody but loving father to The Wonder Years’ young narrator Kevin. Lauria is now making his Broadway debut as legendary Green Bay Packers coach/Super Bowl trophy namesake Vince Lombardi in Lombardi at Circle in the Square Theatre. This may be Lauria’s first time on the Great White Way, but ...

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Let's Go to the Videotape! The Cast of Lombardi Kicks Off the Broadway Season

Let's Go to the Videotape! The Cast of Lombardi Kicks Off the Broadway Season

Go long! Here comes the cast of Lombardi, and they're ready to give you a play by play on their dramatic new show as it readies for Broadway. Dan Lauria and Judith Light joined their castmates at Sardi's on September 8 to discuss the story behind the iconic football figure—and how even the biggest Green Bay Packer fans will be ...

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Dan Lauria, Judith Light and the Cast of Lombardi Make a Pre-Season Appearance

Dan Lauria, Judith Light and the Cast of Lombardi Make a Pre-Season Appearance
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Autumn marks the start of the football and theater seasons, and fans of both arenas are in luck as Lombardi, a bioplay about famed Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi, gets ready to kick-off performance September 23 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. Led by Dan Lauria and Judith Light, the cast came together on September 8 to “scrimmage” ...

Enter the Stadium: Tickets Now on Sale for Lombardi

Enter the Stadium: Tickets Now on Sale for Lombardi

Tickets are now on sale for the football themed bio-play Lombardi, starring Dan Lauria as the famed Green Bay Packers coach and Judith Light as his wife, Marie. Performances begin on September 23, with an official opening night set for October 21 at Circle in the Square. Thomas Kail directs.

Based on the best-selling biography When Pride Still Mattered: A ...

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Lombardi Scrimmages as the Football Drama Readies for Broadway

Lombardi Scrimmages as the Football Drama Readies for Broadway
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Theatergoers know that with fall comes a slate of new shows, while sports buffs look forward to the start of football season. On September 23, Lombardi will unite both sports and theater fans when the new play about the famed Green Bay Packers coach kicks off performances at Circle in the Square Theatre. Broadway.com's got your first look at ...

Judith Light & More Set for Broadway Debut of Lombardi

Judith Light & More Set for Broadway Debut of Lombardi

Additional casting has been set for the forthcoming Broadway production of Eric Simonson's Lombardi, based on the life of famed football coach Vince Lombardi. Judith Light, Keith Nobbs, Bill Dawes, Robert Christopher Riley and Chris Sullivan join previously announced star Dan Lauria in the Thomas Kail-helmed stage biography. The show begins performances at Circle in the Square on September 23 ...

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Touchdown on Broadway! Lombardi to Land at Circle in the Square

Touchdown on Broadway! Lombardi to Land at Circle in the Square

A new American play starring TV and stage vet Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years) will bring the life of legendary football coach Vince Lombardi to Broadway this fall. Eric Simonson’s Lombardi will begin previews on September 23 and open October 21 at Circle in the Square, directed by Thomas Kail (In the Heights). 

Simonson’s script is based on the ...

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Lombardi, Stage Bio of Legendary Football Coach, Eyes Fall 2010 Broadway Run

Lombardi, Stage Bio of Legendary Football Coach, Eyes Fall 2010 Broadway Run

A stage biography of Green Bay Packers football coach Vince Lombardi may be headed for Broadway. Lombardi, a new play by Oscar-winning writer/director Eric Simonson based on David Maraniss’ biography When Pride Still Mattered, is eyeing a fall 2010 run on the Great White Way.

Producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser (Hair) will join forces to bring the life ...

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