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A new drama tracing the competition between legendary basketball stars Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.

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Game Over! Magic/Bird to End Broadway Run

Game Over! Magic/Bird to End Broadway Run

The basketball drama Magic/Bird will play its final performance on May 12 at Broadway's Longacre Theatre. Starring Tug Coker and Kevin Daniels as basketball greats Larry Bird and Earvin "Magic" Johnson, respectively, the show began previews March 21 and officially opened on April 11.

Magic/Bird traces the fierce competition and eventual friendship between NBA icons Earvin "Magic ...

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Watch the Stars of Magic/Bird Celebrate a Ballsy Opening Night

Watch the Stars of Magic/Bird Celebrate a Ballsy Opening Night

The crowd went wild on April 11 as the worlds of the NBA and Broadway collided on opening night of Magic/Bird! Playing out the story of the on-court rivalry and off-court friendship between Los Angeles Lakers legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Boston Celtics great Larry Bird, the play bounced onto the Longacre Theatre stage before a star-studded crowd, including ...

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Tug Coker & Kevin Daniels on Balling, Broadway and Becoming the Stars of Magic/Bird

Tug Coker & Kevin Daniels on Balling, Broadway and Becoming the Stars of Magic/Bird

Like Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Larry Bird, the characters they play in the new basketball drama Magic/Bird, Kevin Daniels and Tug Coker formed a real-life friendship while prepping to star in Eric Simonson's biographical drama. Night after night the actors inspire each other as the characters they play strive for greatness. Broadway.com recently sat down with the ...

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Hoop Dreams Come True! Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and the Cast of Magic/Bird Score Big on Opening Night

Hoop Dreams Come True! Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and the Cast of Magic/Bird Score Big on Opening Night
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It was nothin’ but net as basketball drama Magic/Bird, starring Kevin Daniels as Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Tug Coker as Larry Bird, opened on the Great White Way. Directed by Thomas Kail and penned by Eric Simonson, the play officially bowed on April 11 at the Longacre Theatre before a star-studded crowd that included the real Magic and Bird ...

Squigs Scores With a Sporty Portrait of the Stars of Magic/Bird

Squigs Scores With a Sporty Portrait of the Stars of Magic/Bird

They’re best known for their MVP-quality play in the National Basketball League, but Larry Bird and Earvin “Magic” Johnson are currently gracing the Broadway stage—as portrayed by Broadway newcomers Tug Coker and Kevin Daniels—in the biographical drama Magic/Bird. Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson recently took a seat at the Longacre Theatre to see the ...

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Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Get in the Game at Magic/Bird?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Get in the Game at Magic/Bird?

Thirty years ago, Los Angeles Lakers star Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Boston Celtics great Larry Bird started a rivalry on the basketball court that turned into one of the greatest friendships in NBA history. The game was on when Broadway.com sent Word of Mouth panelists Jill, Peter and Kean to the Longacre Theatre to watch the action unfold in ...

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Nothin’ But Net! Basketball Bio Drama Magic/Bird Opens On Broadway

Nothin’ But Net! Basketball Bio Drama Magic/Bird Opens On Broadway

The game is on for Magic/Bird, starring Kevin Daniels as Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Tug Coker as Larry Bird, as the new basketball drama opens on April 11 at the Longacre Theatre. 
Penned by Lombardi playwright Eric Simonson and directed by Thomas Kail, the production also features Deirdre O’Connell, Peter Scolari, Rob Ray Manning Jr. and Francois Battiste ...

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Magic Johnson and Larry Bird Head to The Late Show

Magic Johnson and Larry Bird Head to The Late Show
Date
Apr 11, 2012
Show
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Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, currently represented on Broadway in Magic/Bird, visit with David Letterman on The Late Show.

At the heart of one sports history's fiercest rivalries, Johnson and Bird battled for three championships, bragging rights, and the future of their sport in the 1980s. The duo electrified the nation on the court and eventually turned their ...

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Slam Dunk! Take a Ballsy First Look at Magic/Bird, Starring Kevin Daniels and Tug Coker

Slam Dunk! Take a Ballsy First Look at Magic/Bird, Starring Kevin Daniels and Tug Coker
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Magic/Bird, the new drama starring Kevin Daniels as Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Tug Coker as Larry Bird, goes right to the heart of one of the fiercest rivalries in NBA history, as the polar opposites battled for three championships, bragging rights and the future of the game in the 1980s. Penned by Lombardi playwright Eric Simonson and directed by ...

The Game Is On as Previews Begin for Magic/Bird at Broadway’s Longacre Theatre

 The Game Is On as Previews Begin for Magic/Bird at Broadway’s Longacre Theatre

The new basketball drama Magic/Bird, starring Kevin Daniels as Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Tug Coker as Larry Bird, official bounces onto Broadway on March 21. Penned by Lombardi playwright Eric Simonson and directed by Thomas Kail, the play will open at the Longacre Theatre on April 11.





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