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Circle In The Square Theatre

Based on the best-selling biography When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi by Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss, Lombardi chronicles the legendary football coach's journey from Brooklyn boy to master gridiron strategist.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on May 22, 2011.

Circle In The Square Theatre

235 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10019

Previews Sep 23, 2010
Opening Oct 21, 2010
Closing May 22, 2011

Story

What Is the Story of Lombardi?
Lombardi tells the story of legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi and his wife Marie. The play takes place mostly in November of 1965 when a young journalist from New York City, Michael McCormick, comes to live with the Lombardi family in order to write a newspaper article about the man. The pair from a close but tense relationship as McCormick dives into the psyche of this motivated, but agitated sports hero. He also tries to penetrate the minds of Lombardi’s tough Green Bay players and in turn learns about his own life goals.
 

Critics' Reviews

"Fascinating. It breathes life into Lombardi's spirit. "

Review by Mike Vaccaro from The New York Post

"A good one for the guys. It is both tasty and filling. 'Lombardi' held my attention from start to finish, and when it was over, I went home feeling properly entertained."

Review by Terry Teachout from The Wall Street Journal

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