The cast of Eric Simonson's New York Yankees-themed Broadway drama, Bronx Bombers, met the press on Wednesday, December 18, at the Palm Restaurant. Beginning previews January 10 at the Circle in the Square Theatre, the new play, which Simonson also directs, officially opens on February 6. Leading the team are real-life married couple Peter Scolari and Tracy Shayne as Yogi and Carmen Berra, along with Francois Battiste (Reggie Jackson/Elston Howard), Chris Henry Coffey (Joe DiMaggio), Bill Dawes (Mickey Mantle/Thurman Munson), Christopher Jackson (Derek Jeter), Keith Nobbs (Billy Martin), John Wernke (Lou Gehrig), and C.J. Wilson (Babe Ruth). Check out photos from the event in the gallery below.
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Click here to read TheaterMania's interview with Peter Scolari and Tracy Shayne.
Click here to read TheaterMania's interview with Bronx Bombers playwright/director Eric Simosnon.
Click here to read TheaterMania's review of Bronx Bombers at Primary Stages off-Broadway.
Click here to see TheaterMania's commemorative Bronx Bombers baseball cards.